Yael Averbuch plays like a girl…you wish you could too

Yael Averbuch plays like a girl…you wish you could too

100% Athlete Podcast is hosted by three experts – (and college classmates!) – in the fields of youth sport coaching, collegiate and professional player management, and sports nutrition and dietetics.

In this episode, FC Kansas City's Yael Averbuch joined hosts Ann Dunaway Teh, Marianna Whitehurst and “Coach Reed” Maltbie.

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Is Your Bucket Full? 3 Tips for Better Recovery

Is Your Bucket Full? 3 Tips for Better Recovery

Recovery is arguably the most important piece of the puzzle when it comes to performance. Yet, it is often the most overlooked component of training. Recovery isn’t just going to happen – just like your training you need to put thought and effort into it.

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Out With The New, In With The Old – Some Things Never Change

This list is a great template for any young athlete that wants to succeed in their sport. There are a ton of other factors that come into play when excelling at your sport ie. luck, timing and genetics to name a few. Even so there are a lot of factors in an athletes control as well. In 2016 there are so many opportunities and a wealth of information out there. I hope this list helps highlight key areas that I value as most important to my success. Whether your dream is to be the next USWNT player or healthy high school athlete, remember that each individual has his or her own path, and success is determined by you showing up and consistently doing your part.

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Recreational Soccer: The Magic Pill for Adult Health?

Recreational Soccer: The Magic Pill for Adult Health?

Many adults are engaged in a never-ending search for the “magic pill” that will improve their health and well-being.  This is the focus of many fitness products and nutritional supplements that advertise extraordinary gains in health with little effort.  Others spend countless hours pound away on the treadmill, stationary bicycle or elliptical machine in an effort to lose weight, improve fitness and avoid health complications.  While we may never find that magic pill we may have found a balance between monotonous exercise and the lure of a quick fix.  A recent research review argues that sedentary adults who participate in recreational soccer programs reap the same benefits as those who engage in more traditional exercise routines.

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