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Youth Soccer Injury Prevention Tips
(May 14th, 2014)
By Jen Lesea, M.S., CSCS, TeamSnap’s Guest Writer on Nutrition and Health and Founder of FitWise Training.
As the soccer season begins, all youth soccer players are excited to start playing again. One thing to remember is that many injuries happen at the beginning of the season. Many of these injuries can be preventable! Below are some tips to help stay injury free for this soccer season and beyond:
Healthy Fuel for Youth Soccer Games and Practices
(Oct 7th, 2013)
By Jen Lesea, TeamSnap’s Guest Writer on Nutrition and Health and Founder of FitWise Training.
Practices are a good way to test what snacks work best for your child in regards to energy and performance. Just as the old adage goes for adult athletes, “Do not try anything new on race day;” this also can be applied to youth soccer players. Testing what food works well for pre/post practice can then be applied to pre/post games.