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Sleep and the Youth Athlete

  A short informative and animated video aimed at youth athletes, parents and coaches on the importance of sleep. Learn about what happens to an athlete when they do not sleep enough. 

Super-Healthy Smoothies

As parents we know the importance of a healthy breakfast but finding something that our kids actually enjoy and are able to prepare themselves is another story. The below smoothie recipes are great...

Identifying, Understanding And Training Youth Athletes

Special thanks to contributor Sarah Marcia, a graduate student from California’s Bay Area, who contributed this original content for Youth1's audience. If you have Health and Fitness content that...

Nutrition for Optimal Exercise Recovery

Recovery is one of the most important aspects of any serious athlete’s regimen. When you push your body regularly with training and competition, you need to refuel the muscles so you are ready for...

Say “Do” instead of “Don’t”

Special thanks to contributor Sarah Marcia, a graduate student from California’s Bay Area, who contributed this original content for Youth1's audience.

Eating With a Purpose

The foods that we choose, can actually affect how quickly we heal. The dietary recommendations below are based on scientific studies, that highlight key nutrients which may excelerate the healing...

Balancing Simple and Complex Carbs

Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy for the body, both for normal body functions (such as heartbeat, breathing, digestion, and brain activity) and for sports/exercise (like biking,...

Control the Controllables

Keep young athletes strong and fit with healthy half-time snacks, and pre- and post-game meals and treats, that provide the right nutrients at the right time. It's also important to limit...

Healthy Half-Time Snacks

Keep young athletes strong and fit with healthy half-time snacks, and pre- and post-game meals and treats, that provide the right nutrients at the right time. It's also important to limit...