Physical activity in children provides a lifetime of benefits including their bone density, self esteem, and academic performance
Early sports specialization is becoming more popular in young athletes. Athletes are focusing on one sport at a young age with the hope of increasing their chances of success in the sport. There are both benefits and concerns, although a strength training program that develops all aspects of athleticism can help avoid imbalances.
Youth athletes need to establish the basic building blocks of fundamental movement skills. This assures that they create an excellent foundation of athleticism to build upon as they mature. Youth athletes need to focus on what we call the “ABC’s” of performance training.