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When Should a Young Athlete Begin Strength Training?

When Should a Young Athlete Begin Strength Training?

This season with the Whistler Mountain Ski Club, we experienced challenges communicating with parents when the appropriate time for an athlete to begin strength training would be, and how this process was best undertaken.  I think the 6 points in this article can apply not only to ski racing athletes, but to all athletes, so I decided to blog it!

Dr. Ryan Oughtred, ND