Friday, March 7, 2014

Articles of Interest. March 7 2014

12 Daily Do's for Leaders

Student-athletes of all ages often wonder, "What can I do to be a better leader?"
Fortunately leadership opportunities abound and present themselves on a daily basis. While they may be subtle, leaders are usually given at least a dozen opportunities to demonstrate leadership every single day.

Discover 12 Daily Do's for Leaders

Staying Hydrated

Staying hydrated is a constant effort for many swimmers, requiring a hydration plan around exercise and vigilance for signs of dehydration. In young athletes, a 1% dehydration can impair athletic performance (a one-pound weight loss in a 100# athlete). 

A plan for drinking enough fluids throughout the day is the best defense against dehydration. For a recap on how much to drink and when, see this article.

What if you could monitor and correct your own hydration? Ultimately, that is the goal for a self-sufficient athlete—to know your body well enough to make adjustments when things are off.  

Learn About Staying Hydrated

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