As the fall sports season rapidly approaches, Keith Gray, MSCC, shares his thoughts on some recovery strategies coaches can use to keep their athletes happy, healthy and competing at peak performance all year long.
Dehydration is your silent opponent. The harder your players push, the more they sweat. The more they sweat, the more water escapes their body, and with it goes speed, power and performance.
The key to prevention of heat-related illness is balancing all the factors that influence body temperature so that the body temperature stays within a safe range. Here’s how coaches can help.