Blog

  • Q&A with Allison Maurer

    University of Tennessee Sports Dietitian Allison Maurer has some great advice for performance athletes as to what they should eat and drink during the season.

  • Q&A with Steve and Lorri Zeller

    Steve and Lorri Zeller raised three sons that not only excelled at the sport of basketball, but all three made it to the NBA. They spoke with us about parenting talented children and how they kept the Zeller sons grounded.

  • What Should Young Athletes Drink?

    When you practice, play, run, work out, or lift weights, you sweat. You need hydration. Is water enough? Or is drinking Gatorade essential to your fluid replenishment? Let’s look at what some experts in the field of athletic nutrition think in regards to how athletes should rehydrate.

  • Why Kids Quit Sports: Reversing the Trend

    A 2004 study done by the Youth Sports Institute at Michigan State listed some of the reasons why kids are quitting sports. Let’s look at four of the reasons, and discuss some ways we may be able to reverse the trend.

  • Punctuality Matters

    What does punctuality really have to do with you or your child? In a relatively simplistic way, it’s a great opportunity to teach respect to your son or daughter. If you’re late constantly to places it shows a lack of regard for other people’s needs. When you’re late taking your child to practice or to other activities, it appears you don’t take your child’s interests seriously, and it shows disrespect to their coach. The good news is that if you are someone who can’t break the habit of always being late, there are some valuable tips that can help you.