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UNC’s Holly Carlton Makes For The Perfect Dual Threat On The Court

Being a dual threat on the volleyball court is a huge advantage for any player or team. North Carolina has found that talent in their 6-7 setter/Opposite Hitter, Holly Carlton who is able to switch her role for the team on a whim.

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Sports Nutrition: Extracting Those Precious Seconds

That’s right, sports drink is not on my ‘critical’ list. Neither are supplements!

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An Introduction Into Nutrition Philosophy

As a Dietitian, I am a person, not a diet.

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Title IX Celebrates 45th Anniversary, Women’s Sports On The Rise

On June 23, 1972, Title IX was instituted into law, protecting people from discrimination based on sex in educational programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance.

Move, Learn, & Discover as the World Celebrates Olympic Day

Every two years, we celebrate the best the world has to offer in sport at the Olympic Games, either summer of winter. But did you know that June 23 is Olympic Day, where your favorite athletes are encouraging you to get in the game and move, learn and discover?

So You Want to Be a Volleyball Fan

So you want to be a volleyball fan? You love the staccato excitement and the rallies, but you’re not really…

No Becky, Fried Chicken Is Not A Snack

Here we are again on the verge of yet another Girls Jr National Championships tournament. The biggest challenge for me and my crew is the “What do we get the girls to eat” dilemma.

10 Ways To Be The Worst Volleyball Parent Ever

After spending countless hours in the gym for the majority of my life, there are a number of things that parents will do that can really get on everyone’s nerves.

Spread Like Wildfire: Power Of Awareness & Education Of Mental Health

How can something that you can’t see, hear, or touch be life threatening? Welcome to the world of mental illness….

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A Thank You Letter To All Mothers

One day a year is not enough sometimes to show the gratification that our mothers or mother-figures deserve. On Mother’s Day, we need to show off that admiration with the largest sentiment we can.

Taking Your Young Athlete to the Next Level of Performance

By Joanne M. Koury, M.Ed. CLIMB, SWING, JUMP, THROW, REACH AND HANG…ever watch young children play in a playground equipped…

Transgender Athlete Approved to Compete in USAV Women’s Division

Tia Thompson, a 32-year-old transgender woman who lives in Hawaii, has been approved to compete in the women’s division of…

The Power Of Nutrient Dense Foods

When it comes to athletes and food, eating for increased energy, power, stamina and optimal recovery time is the goal. Nutrient dense foods, along with nutrient timing are the keys to making that happen.

Yoga for Volleyball: Preventing Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder injuries are some of the most common injuries suffered by volleyball players. This article will provide you with tools…

Use Your Food For Recovery

One of the most important factors in sustained athletic success is understanding recovery. There are many components to improving your recovery time from training that can really up you’re A game.

UCLA’s Daenan Gyimah Proves Hard To Beat On The Volleyball Court

Being a freshman can be hard, as you are entering into a new program, a new school and a new…

A Lesson In Inflammation 101

You’ve probably heard me mention the word inflammation before or heard it from some other source since it’s a buzz word in the health and wellness industry lately. Let’s take a look at inflammation again from the ground up.

Watch: How Australian Pair Durant/Schubert Pass Time On The Road

Australian pair of Cole Durant and Zachary Schubert sat down with the FIVB to answer your questions about how they…

Watch: Get To Know Alison ‘Mammoth’ Cerutti

“But the most incredible thing is – who would have thought that one day a mammoth could become a World Champion,” said Cerutti.