Nutrition for young athletes

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There’s no doubt that what young athletes eat affects their health as well as their performance in sport. If they eat a poor quality diet then they not only risk illness but they will not be able to train and compete to the best of their ability Eating the right type of food and drinking… Read more

Parents4Sport talks to…Denise Lewis

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We talked to Denise Lewis OBE – Olympic Heptathlon Gold medalist to ask her what it was like for her when he started out in sport… Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? No, I absolutely chose my sport. I watched athletics, I loved it at school so for… Read more

Hydration for young athletes

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It is impossible for young athletes children (and adults!) to perform at their best when they are dehydrated. Even small degrees of dehydration can cause a drop in performance and make them feel unwell. If the warning signs of dehydration are ignored, youngsters can overheat rapidly and develop more severe symptoms that could result in… Read more