PSA: Stop confusing strength training with weightlifting, body building or powerlifting. They are not the same. For kids, controlled movements are key. Coaches should always have a special emphasis on proper technique and safety. Check out one of my last classes with a few athletes who are members of BEAST University. Results don't come overnight for anyone. The goal is to get … Continue reading Strength training for kids? Most definitely!
Check out Coach Zack Byler talk about stretching and the importance of moving in a sedentary environment.
Often times, we are alerted to the coaches or parents that push children to extreme lengths to excel in sports or a specific sport. As onlookers we see and are amazed and motivated by the promise of seemingly immediate success and gratification, popularity, and in some instances fame and fortune. Many youth coaches and parents … Continue reading Youth Fitness Training – Long Term Athletic Development