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Winter Sports and Activities at Competitive Edge

Winter Sports and Activities at Competitive Edge

It might be cold outside, but it’s nice and toasty warm on our fields all year! Competitive Edge has plenty of sports and activities going on during winter to keep you in shape and your skills sharp. Come train with us. We have so many options to keep you busy, and all those workout endorphins will help chase your winter blues away. read more…

6 Team-Building Activities for Youth Sports Teams

6 Team-Building Activities for Youth Sports Teams

Team-building for youth sports teams happens on the field and at practice, but a large component of sports is social. It’s important for kids to participate in team-building activities off the field so they can feel connected, forge important relationships and operate at their peak level on the field. Here are six great team-building activities for youth sports teams. read more…

How to Get Your Kids Running

How to Get Your Kids Running

Have you ever told your kids, “Stop running in the house!” or “Slow down?” We tell kids not to run for their own safety, so they don’t trip on something at the pool or run into something indoors, but the fact that we say these things so often gives an indication of kids’ natural desire to run.

Instead of discouraging running, let’s look at how to encourage your kids to run and give them safe opportunities to do so. read more…

5 Reasons Teams Should Rent Space to Train

5 Reasons Teams Should Rent Space to Train

Training as a team is important to building a culture, encouraging hard work, developing bonds and learning from one another. If you’re going to squeeze in more practice time, it’s got to be convenient. You need equipment, sufficient space and an expert staff, and you don’t want to pay an arm and a leg for it.

So where can you go to practice together as a team where all your equipment and professional coaching is included? Competitive Edge has you covered. read more…

Benefits of Training As a Team at Competitive Edge

Benefits of Training As a Team at Competitive Edge

Individual training is important to develop a single student athlete, but training together as a team can help fine tune everyone’s skills to give them the best season possible. Competitive Edge offers team packages so everyone can work together to develop themselves as athletes and as a team. Here are some of the benefits of training together as a team. read more…

How to Stay Committed to Fitness During the Busy Back-to-School Season

How to Stay Committed to Fitness During the Busy Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school season is in full swing and things can get hectic with all the paperwork, shopping, new schedules and shuttling kids around. During this time of reestablishing routines, it’s a good time to recommit to fitness. Building fitness into your routine will not only help you stay healthier in the long run, it will also help deal with stress from the added workload of getting kids back into a predictable schedule. Here are our best tips to stay committed to fitness. read more…

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…