How to Take Care of Your Body During Summer Travel-Ball – Part II

In Part I of this series we discussed the importance of ensuring that the travel baseball player not only gets quality food during the summer, but also intakes enough of it. Oftentimes food consumption and nutritional choices are dictated by the circumstances of travel, as well as monetary considerations of the family that is supporting the…

What They Don’t Tell You About “Getting Lean”

Whether you are an athlete or non-athlete, improving body composition can usually be a positive goal worth working toward. But, if done inappropriately, or if misunderstood, getting lean can have some very negative consequences to overall health and well-being, let alone athletic performance. It is important to understand and evaluate the investment and toll it will take…

Summer Travel-Ball: Optimizing Performance and Maintaining Health

Here in Florida, summer baseball is already underway and will be hitting full swing in the coming weeks. Travel-ball used to mean an entire summer’s worth of weekends were allotted to travel tournaments, leaving weekdays for kids to be kids, go on vacation, and kick it on the block. But, in today’s youth baseball culture, summer ball…