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Episode #11 – Products We Love! Lion Latch: The Safest Way to Store Jewelry On-The-Go

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle:   Today we are featuring a Product We Love: The Lion Latch!   To tell us about the Lion Latch, I’m chatting with creator, teacher and mom, Lerin Lockwood.   What makes the Lion Latch a unique product perfect for sports moms and athletes?   How Lerin created the Lion Latch and what she went through to get it to market.   Where you can get your own Lion Latch!   How Lerin runs her business while taking care of her family and working in her full time job.   Links & References:   You can connect with Lerin: https://lionlatch.com/   Lerin Lockwood is a high school art teacher and multi-sport coach. She uses her hands A LOT. Because she’s so active, she has several occasions each day where she has to take off her jewelry including her wedding rings. She needed a…

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Episode #10 – Is My Athlete Good Enough to Play in College?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle:   Today’s questions: What is required for a child to get an athletic scholarship (the basics)?   To help answer the questions, I’m joined by Bryan Drotar, of the Recruiting Code. We discuss what colleges are looking for in athletes for scholarships and how the recruiting process works.   The different attributes college coaches look for in student athletes.   How social media accounts can affect a coach’s perspective on a potential student athlete.   How to judge if your child is good enough to play sports in college and the other qualities that are important beyond just talent.   When to start marketing yourself to coaches and programs for recruitment and how to get yourself in front of coaches.   Links & References:   You can connect with Bryan: https://therecruitingcode.com/   Bryan has coached at all levels..high school, club, and college soccer…

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Episode #9 – Water? Sports Drinks? Hydration? Help!

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle:   Today’s questions: Why is water so important? How do I find healthier options to sports drinks? And what should my athlete really be drinking immediately after a practice?   To help answer the questions, I’m joined by Amy Napoli.  We discuss why hydration is so important and how to guide your athlete to know what to drink and when to drink it.   How does hydration and dehydration affects our bodies? How much water do we need?   How can I encourage my kids to drink more water?   Are there any ways to tell if my athlete is hydrated enough?   Does my athlete really ever need a sports drink? And how do they affect your body?   Links & References:   You can connect with Amy: http://www.balancedhealthyself.com/   Balanced Healthy Self Facebook Group   Amy is a certified health and…

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Episode #8 – What Should My Athlete Eat Before Practice/Game?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: Today’s question: How do I time meal/snack prior to game/practice? What foods should they bring to go from school directly into practice?   To help answer the question, I’m joined by Amy Napoli.  We discuss how to choose and plan meals and snacks to help replenish and nourish your athlete.   What should moms consider when choosing snacks for their athletes?   Is there a difference between off-season, pre-season, and game day plates and portions?   The importance of choosing foods to fuel your kids all the way from school to practice and some ideas to pack in their lunch bags.   Links & References: You can connect with Amy: http://www.balancedhealthyself.com/   Balanced Healthy Self Facebook Group   Amy is a certified health and nutrition coach who provides support, strategies, and encouragement to busy moms so they can nourish their minds, bodies, and…

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