Is strength and weight training safe for young athletes?

Is strength and weight training safe for young athletes?

At the start of last year, my young gymnast (tween) was to commence a specific weight training program with her new gymnastics coach. I had to admit that I was Continue reading

Early Sports Specialisation v Diversification for Young Athletes

Early Sports Specialisation v Diversification for Young Athletes

Many parents believe that early sports specialisation (between 6-12 years old) will provide the best chance for their young athlete to reach top level elite competition. However, there is evidence Continue reading