November 26th, 2007

  • Make sure you stretch before and after physical activity.
  • Remember that NFL pros wear helmets and pads when they play football. When you play at home, make sure you play flag or touch games.
  • Between birth and old age, you will walk about 70,000 miles.
  • Sweating is a sign of dehydration so make sure you are drinking plenty of water.
  • A calorie is a unit of energy. Most kids need 1,600-2,500 calories per day
  • Know your body's limits. Pain is your body's way of telling you to rest.
  • Sit-ups are a great way to strengthen the core of your body. Your core consists of your abs and back muscles and is used in almost every motion you do.
  • Warming up is very important in preventing injury. Throw some soft passes and do a light jog to get ready before going hard in the game.
  • The human body can only live without water for just a few days, so it is important to stay hydrated

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