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How to Support Your Child Through Sports Tryouts

How to Support Your Child Through Sports Tryouts

School is back in session and that means it’s sports tryout time! This can be an exciting and simultaneously stressful time for both young athletes and parents. Students may feel anxious, pressured to perform and be afraid of failure. As a parent, you can make a huge impact in how your child handles the pressure of sports tryouts. Here are our best tips for supporting your child through sports tryouts. read more…

Back-to-School Nutrition for Student Athletes

Back-to-School Nutrition for Student Athletes

Back-to-school means more structure, which can be good for student athletes when it comes to nutrition. It’s easy to slip out of a good nutritional routine with all those tempting treats at concession stands and restaurants when you’re out and about for the summer. Now that students are getting back in the swing of things, here are some tips for reestablishing good nutrition during the school year. read more…

4 Great Reasons to Try Yoga

4 Great Reasons to Try Yoga

We see yoga pop up all over the place — from television and movies to public parks and even wineries. Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years, so not only is it a trend right now, it’s rooted in history and it’s here to stay. read more…

5 Summer Training Tips for Student Athletes

5 Summer Training Tips for Student Athletes

School is out, and as a student athlete, you might want to take this time to hang out with friends and relax. And while some downtime and recovery is healthy, taking the whole summer off could cost you once it’s game time again. Stay on top of your game with these tips for a balanced and healthy summer. read more…

Stay Healthy and Cool With Our Indoor Activities

Stay Healthy and Cool With Our Indoor Activities

As temperatures soar outside, it’s a struggle to get out and exercise without melting into a puddle of sweat. It can be dangerous to exercise outside during the peak hours of summer heat. Exercising in extreme heat can increase your core temperature and cause you to become dehydrated quickly. Beat the heat and come exercise indoors at Competitive Edge. Here are a few things we’ve got going on this summer to help you stay fit without overheating. read more…

Celebrate Your Sports Lover’s Birthday in Style

Celebrate Your Sports Lover’s Birthday in Style

All parents love a birthday party where the kids get worn out, right? Instead of hosting your child’s next birthday at home and juggling the kids, parents, food, cake and games, host your next birthday party at Competitive Edge. We have several birthday party packages to choose from. This includes active parties for the sports enthusiasts and their friends to parties with general games, healthy exercise, gross motor skills and fun. If an active party isn’t what you had in mind, we also have an event space that you can rent out for birthday parties and special events. read more…

Why Student Athletes Must Take the Time to Stretch

Why Student Athletes Must Take the Time to Stretch

Students athletes can go from zero to full-impact in seconds and often end their workout as quickly as they began. However, this is not the best way. If you have noticed, coaches across all sports have increased the amount of pre and post-workout stretching. The reasons why are essential for success and a habit parents and coaches should encourage during game day, at practice and when playing sports at home. read more…

The Link Between Physical Activity and Children’s Behaviors

The Link Between Physical Activity and Children’s Behaviors

There are a few obvious reasons to encourage children to participate in extracurricular activities and to head outside to play with their friends. As every parent knows, kids have a lot of energy to burn, and scheduling in play time helps them burn it off. Physical activity is also a great way to make new friends, learn to work together as part of a team and develop healthy habits. However, recent studies show that physical activity can positively impact children’s behavior and academic performance, too. read more…

Staying Up to Par — How to Improve Your Golf Game

Staying Up to Par — How to Improve Your Golf Game

One of the challenging things about golf is that the progress you make during the spring and summer is often lost during the off-season. The courses are closed once it gets cold and wet out, so it’s hard to stay up to par. Even if you have a small indoor putting station, you need somewhere to practice your full swing. Competitive Edge provides you with a year-round indoor golf space and the one-on-one training required to improve your golf game. read more…

Physical Education for the Little Ones

Physical Education for the Little Ones

Toddlers and preschoolers naturally have a lot of energy, and active play will help them to burn some of it off. The goal of active play is not to work out but to establish an early appreciation for physical fun that they will carry into their school years. read more…

Get Wedding Gown Ready With The Big Day Bootcamp

Get Wedding Gown Ready With The Big Day Bootcamp

We understand your desire to tone and tighten before your big day, which is why we created The Big Day Bootcamp. Not only do you want to feel your best on your wedding day, but you want to look back at your bridal photos pleased with the hard work you put in pre-wedding. Here’s what you need to know! read more…

It’s a Team Effort: 5 Ways to Build Self-Confidence in Young Athletes

It’s a Team Effort: 5 Ways to Build Self-Confidence in Young Athletes

Parents, coaches and the team here at Competitive Edge play a vital role in nurturing young athletes’ self-confidence. This includes the confidence to try a new sport, improve in a current sport, try a new position, join a new team and perform as consistently in practice as on gameday. Here are five ways you can help build self-confidence in your young athletes. read more…

Food Is Fuel — Nourishing Spring Athletes

Food Is Fuel — Nourishing Spring Athletes

Students’ schedules are so busy, they may not think twice about oversleeping and skipping breakfast or socializing more than eating during lunch. However, studies show that eating three well-balanced meals a day and one or two snacks boosts everything from academic to athletic performance. As parents and coaches, we must take a proactive approach to providing students with the hydration and nutrition they require to thrive. read more…

Track And Field: Beyond the Fundamentals

Track And Field: Beyond the Fundamentals

Competitive Edge provides track and field workshops and one-on-one training to help student athletes refine their athletic skills. Our program is excellent for pre-season training, year-round conditioning and as a method of improving upon individual areas of opportunity. In addition to performance, our training teaches the form and technique designed to minimize injury and support injury rehabilitation. read more…

Spring Training Isn’t Just for Professional Baseball Players!

Spring Training Isn’t Just for Professional Baseball Players!

Spring training isn’t just for minor league and professional baseball players but also for student athletes. While playing catch in the yard or a casual game with friends has its benefits, true spring training requires a bit more structure. As always, our goal is to provide you with a Competitive Edge, which is why we offer multiple spring training options for baseball and softball players. read more…