Marketing Your Youth Sports Camp: 3 Tips and Tricks for Success

By adopting effective marketing strategies your youth sports camps can increase their visibility and attract more campers. In this article, we will explore the top three tips and tricks for marketing your youth sports camp to make this summer your most successful one yet!

Strategies for Accelerating Athlete Development

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There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to athletic training; athletes shouldn’t be treated as cookie cutters. Whether they’re a seasoned athlete or just starting in sports, their athletic performance should be a top priority. Therefore, maximizing your athlete’s potential is essential.

How to Increase Youth Sports Participation (and why it matters)

Participating in sports has been found to increase both physical and mental health among children. As a coach or trainer, you can play an important role as a motivator, and can help facilitate positive relationships with sports that keep young people active throughout life stages.

Top 3 Sports + Fitness Takeaways from Apple WWDC

Within the Health App, users will be able to access information like trends, lab results, and walking steadiness. Apple also unveiled Health Sharing, where users can share this health data securely with medical professionals, while maintaining privacy. In addition, Health Sharing also allows users to share and receive health data within their family networks – all from their fingertips.

Run Faster, Lift Heavier: The Ultimate Workout Playlist

There are a number of elements that make for a successful workout song, from the lyrics to the tempo; but, all boil down to the energy of the song. So, we took to our Instagram to ask you what songs power you up for a great workout. As a result, here is a list of 40 powerful workout songs that make up Upper Hand’s ultimate workout playlist, as curated by the Upper Hand Fam! 

The Top Fitness Trends to Watch For in the Next Year

Each year, the American College of Sports Medicine releases an annual report of top fitness trends within the ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal. This research utilizes survey results of over 4,300 health and fitness professionals to determine top fitness trends worldwide. Without a doubt, the pandemic has greatly impacted this year’s results, so let’s take a look at some of the top fitness trends to watch for in the coming months.

How Smart Home-Gym Equipment Has Disrupted the Fitness Industry

While at-home fitness equipment has been around for years, a recent boom in smart home-gym technology has disrupted the industry tremendously. With many consumers opting to suspend gym memberships in the midst of COVID-19, smart at-home fitness equipment has helped fill the void of that in-gym experience. However, the dusty old treadmill in the basement just can’t compare to the equipment that is saturating the market today.

Ultimate Ranking of the Best At-Home Fitness Equipment

Over the past year, we have seen explosive growth in the at-home fitness industry, with new pieces of home gym equipment popping up left and right. While we’re likely all familiar with the likes of Peloton, Mirror, or Tonal, there have been so many new entries to the market, especially since the pandemic led a digital transformation of fitness.

The Top Face Masks for Working Out

The CDC recommends face masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Fitness centers and gyms are beginning to reopen with mask mandates in place, which means finding the best workout mask is key to having a comfortable–and successful–workout. But, not all face masks make the cut. When choosing the best face mask to wear to the gym, it’s important not only to consider the functionality and protection the mask provides, but also aspects such as breathability and fit.

4 Health Tips for 2021

2021 new years health resolutions

As 2020 comes to a close, we hit the typical cycle of New Year’s Resolutions. Now, I’m all about setting goals for myself in the new year, but it took me a while to realize that the goals I traditionally set were not sustainable. I have always been one to say “I’m going Keto in the new year” or “I’m going to lose ‘x’ pounds”, or better yet, “I’m going to focus on my health this year”. Well, what does that mean?! What were the tangible actions to get me to achieve my goals? I didn’t have any.