The Key to Sports is Injury Prevention
Children and teens are involved in a myriad of physical activities and sports. Whether they are at a competitive or recreational level, the basic physical requirements are the same. In order to achieve optimum training levels, it’s important that the exercises prepare the athlete for the best physical outcome. The safest way to begin higher levels of training is with a proper warm-up, which is an important piece of preventing injuries.
The warm-up should also involve preparing the mind for the activity. Bringing mindfulness into the warm-up will all the athlete to bring a “A” game level of effort and intention to the practice or game.