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    Female athletes should not be trained like their male counterparts. Their workouts should focus on improving range-of-motion and strengthening specific muscle groups—like glutes and hamstrings—during pre-season. What’s more, keeping up with such training throughout the regular season can dramatically reduce the risk of ACL injuries.

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    Question: I’m a mom, and I don’t know much about sports. Everywhere I go, I see mostly men in charge. I’d like to try to coach, but I’m not all that confident. I don’t know if I’d be good at it.

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  • The Meaning of Play, With Kobe Bryant

    As we all mourn the untimely departure of NBA Sport Icon Kobe Bryant I wanted to share my two fleeting Kobe moments, and an interview he gave about one of his (and my) greatest passions: Youth Sports. I first met […]

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    Every kid has athletic potential. How do I nurture and develop the athlete in my child?

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Three Things Female Athletes Can Do to Avoid a Season Ending ACL Tear

Three Things Female Athletes Can Do to Avoid a Season Ending ACL Tear

Female athletes should not be trained like their male counterparts. Their workouts should focus on improving range-of-motion and strengthening specific muscle groups—like glutes and hamstrings—during pre-season. What’s more, keeping up with such training throughout the regular season can dramatically reduce the risk of ACL injuries.

Can Moms Coach, Too?

Can Moms Coach, Too?

Question: I’m a mom, and I don’t know much about sports. Everywhere I go, I see mostly men in charge. I’d like to try to coach, but I’m not all that confident. I don’t know if I’d be good at it.

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Some Tips For Youth Sports Parents, Time Magazine

We’ve known for a long time that the youth sports environment is toxic. You hear the news stories – in Colorado this summer, for example, a brawl broke out amongst parents following a baseball game for 10-year-olds.

Athlete Profiles

Antonio Margarito

Antonio Margarito | SI.com | July 2008

Antonio Margarito was finishing his third set of abdominal crunches on a breezy evening in late April when he was told of the confrontation unfolding on the street outside the Gimnasio Azteca. The newly crowned IBF welterweight champion bounded up […]

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Winslow-Homer, Snap the Whip, 1872, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Let Them Be | Parabola Magazine | Winter 2013-2014

America’s children are being robbed of their childhood. It’s as simple as that. Play used to be the way we discovered ourselves and explored the world around us. Perhaps it was at a sandlot, where–glove in hand–we argued with friends, […]