Gymnastics Nutrition: 7 Recommendations For Success

Gymnastics Nutrition: 7 Recommendations For Success

  Countless athletes approach their diet with an “I can eat whatever I want to because I workout” attitude and adherence to gymnastics nutrition principles is no different.   The biggest problem with this recklessness is it’s nearly impossible to eat right just by chance. The other side of the coin presents the opposite approach, “I must avoid weight gain at all costs.” This reaction to the fear of weight gain totally dismisses the nutritional importance of food and can…

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The Importance of Weight Training Workouts for the Multi-Sport Athlete

The Importance of Weight Training Workouts for the Multi-Sport Athlete

The multi-sport athlete has many things to consider when preparing to compete and developing a weight training program. Each athlete needs a program that will maximize athleticism for the current sport they are playing. When evaluating what weightlifting program to use, ask the following questions: What energy system is needed the most for my current sport? How important is power, strength, speed and agility? How much recovery time will the athlete have between workouts and competition? And when scheduling your…

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Legends for Youth Inclusion Baseball Clinic

Legends for Youth Inclusion Baseball Clinic

Last week hundreds of families and MLB, NFL, and NBA legends came out to join CTX Ability Sports and MLB Players Alumni for their Inclusion Baseball Clinic in Pflugerville, TX. Every year this event gives kids with all abilities the opportunity to get out on the field, learn life lessons, and have fun. It was incredible to participate and witness the joy of sports this program gives to children who wouldn’t have the opportunity to experience. This is something that…

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Pro Climber, Pro Model: A Chat with the Talented Sierra Blair-Coyle

Pro Climber, Pro Model: A Chat with the Talented Sierra Blair-Coyle

She’s not your average climber, nor is she is your typical model. In fact, Sierra Blair-Coyle has managed to be quite successful in each environment. While my last couple of interviews at CoachTube have focused on a few of the mainstream sports with Shea Groom in soccer and Marcus Ginyard in hoops, this one was slightly different. Although it’s currently not on the level with some of those others, rock climbing is rapidly ascending. It takes a significant amount of…

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Super Bowl 50: Game Preview and Prediction

Super Bowl 50: Game Preview and Prediction

On February 7, 2016, The Carolina Panthers will be looking at winning their first Super Bowl title, while the Denver Broncos are seeking their third title win. And while almost everyone is focused on this game being Peyton Manning’s “Last Rodeo” – and whether he can lead this team to one more win before hanging up his cleats – there’s another story to look at. This Super Bowl is also about whether Cam Newton  should be considered as one of…

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13 Funny Basketball GIFs

13 Funny Basketball GIFs

One of the best parts about professional sports is that the camera is almost always on the players. That means that when something funny happens, it’s easy for it to become immortalized into a legendary animated GIF. We spent time scouring the Internet and found these great 13 funny basketball GIFs.

Kansas City’s Next Big Sports Star

Kansas City’s Next Big Sports Star

For a sports fan in Kansas City, the landscape has never looked brighter. Fresh off coming a win away from taking the World Series crown, the Royals look primed for another postseason run. At the trade deadline, they acquired ace Johnny Cueto and super-utility man Ben Zobrist, thus looking like they’re all in. Meanwhile, currently in the midst of preseason, the Chiefs look to have plenty of potential as they head into the season. With Eric Berry recovered from Hodgkin’s…

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Chatting With Tennis Pro Bruce Connors

Chatting With Tennis Pro Bruce Connors

Tennis great Billie Jean King once said, “Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.” Despite the game’s evolution, this quote from King is still valid. Tennis is an ever-changing contest with consistent principles. In recent years, the game of tennis has not only changed in terms of style of play, but the complete globalization of the sport. Increasingly, players are popping up from all around the world looking to prove they’re…

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Marcus Ginyard Talks AAU Ball, Roy Williams, and Playing Professionally

Marcus Ginyard Talks AAU Ball, Roy Williams, and Playing Professionally

Born in Rochester, NY, Marcus Ginyard has had quite the ride throughout his basketball career. From playing on a star-studded AAU team in his teens to playing college ball with the UNC Tar Heels, one of America’s elite basketball powerhouses, Ginyard’s skills on the hardwood speak for themselves. During his stay at North Carolina, Ginyard racked up a reel of honors thanks to his defensive prowess and was a member of the 2009 National Championship team. After going undrafted, Ginyard…

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