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What to Do (And Not Do) When You Can't Fall Asleep

You can read about the latest advances in training, take all the top-of-the-line supplements, and eat the cleanest diet imaginable, but if you're not ...

Study Finds Going From Couch to Marathon Makes Arteries 4 Years Younger

As humans age our arteries naturally become stiffer and less flexible. This can result in higher blood pressure and inhibited function of organs su...

How to Help Students Care About P.E.

This article was originally featured on PLT4M. PLT4M partners with over 800 high schools as an online strength and conditioning tool, delivering custo...

How a Growth Spurt Changes the Game for a Youth Athlete

Infants are incredible movers. Anyone with a little one running around knows the amazing positions they can effortlessly achieve. Their squats and ...

3 Simple Commandments That'll Guide You to Greater Fitness in 2020

Improving your fitness can sometimes feel like rocket science. Fall down the wrong rabbit hole, and suddenly you're surrounded by complex terminolo...

15 Games Every American Kid Should Play

Let the kids play. Modern children are over-scheduled and overprotected, leaving them little time for fun and games. Yet play is essential to ra...

The Sedentary Youth Athlete: Is Your Child Moving Enough?

Students here in my home state of Vermont have already enjoyed three snow days this month. If you're unfamiliar with cold weather states, snow days...

Sleep: The Totally Legal P.E.D. Most Teen Athletes Totally Ignore

Sleep is one of the most overlooked ingredients in sports. I spent 13 years coaching at West Point and I saw firsthand the difference that proper s...

You May Be 'Stuck' in Extension. Here's Why It's Disastrous for Performance

If you can't relax, you can't recover. If you can't recover, you can't handle more training volume. If you can't handle tougher training, your p...

The Surprising Impact Your Gut Has on Mental Health

We think so much about nutrition when it comes to our physical health, such as how many calories or grams of protein we need to consume to gain this m...

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