The Playbook aka Blog

  • 5k Training Plans for Young Athletes

    Find 5k Training Plans here for your upcoming Turkey Trot. Get the whole family running with these 4-week programs!
  • 5 Healthy Post-Game Snacks Young Athletes Will Love

    Reward and refuel your young athletes with these healthy post-game snack ideas. Plus, learn how much sugar is in common kid game snacks!
  • Ask An Athlete: Spartan Racing Tips From Pro Cera Edgley

    How to prepare kids for Spartan racing, tips from a professional Spartan athlete, and why you and your young athletes should give Spartan races a try.
  • Home Based Athletics - Week 6

    This week we feature lacrosse basics by Coach Christy and the BEEP TEST! (You’re going to want to give it a go!)
  • Home Based Athletics - Week 5

    Gymnastics movements at home and a quarantine “Workout Window”! Let's keep our athletes active!

  • Home Based Athletics - Week 4

    Find beginner hand eye coordination exercises, an alphabet exercise game, gymnastics and a way to work on pull-ups without a bar on this week's page.
  • Home Based Athletics - Week 3

    Soccer skills from professional soccer player and mom of two, Stephanie Cox, plus active Easter egg games to keep young athletes moving.
  • Home Based Athletics - Week 2

    Creative, active games for young kids AND agility plus plyometric videos for athletes of any age.
  • Home Based Athletics - Week 1

    Week 1 of our Virtual Kids Camp provides parents with great active games and athletic drills that will keep kids busy during school closures.
  • How To Save Money on Youth Sports Gear

    Participating in sports doesn’t have to break the bank. Read about how we save on sports gear for our kids.
  • How To Prepare Young Kids For Their First Tryout

    Tips on preparing your young child for a success at their first tryout or practice in a new sport.
  • Ask an Athlete: Kids and Running

    Hey Runner Runner... Do you want your kids to enjoy running and racing as much as you do, but have questions about how to get them started? Read more for one experienced collegiate runner’s insight on kids and running.