Listener Question: Should My Child Be Cross-training for Different Sports?
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When your child gets serious about becoming competitive in a sport, it may be tempting to dedicate all their time and energy to that one sport. However, recent research points towards the importance of cross-training in young athletes to minimize physical and psychological burnout. Dr. Nick Monson, sports medicine expert at University of Utah Health, discusses these findings and suggests simple changes you can make to get the most out of your athlete’s training.