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Southlake Carroll head football coach talks to his players, including quarterback Chase Daniel (standing) after a summer practice. The team would finish the season undefeated Texas 5A Division II champions and generally regarded as high school national champions. (Photo by Robert James Hughes. Used under Common License)
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June 28, 2012, No comments

Before identifying the role of the coach, it is necessary to define what a coach is. Merriam Webster online dictionary defines a coach as a person that instructs or trains …

Wayne Pedranti

About Wayne Pedranti

Wayne Pedranti is a traditional Naturopath and a Master Herbalist. He is a Master Level Certified Sports Nutrition Adviser educated at the Cory Holly Institute. He has been cycling for well over 20 years, and is a licensed coach with USA Cycling and USA Track and Field. He has a Masters Degree in Coaching Education at Ohio University. He uses his training on natural health and coaching to build a comprehensive training plans that builds health, fitness, and performance.

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A Properly Fitted Bicycle Helps Prevent Overuse Injuries

February 17, 2012, No comments

If you are like many cyclists, you may think that spending the money and time on having a bike properly fitted to you is a waste time and money. You . ...

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Is It too Late to Start?

January 24, 2012, No comments

It is my philosophy that we are all athletes participating in this sport called life. That is why I believe that sports nutrition is for everyone. Pro ...

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Exercise & Physical Activity

January 22, 2012, 1 Comment

It is clear that exercise is necessity if we are to live healthy lives, but what is it? It is important to understand that although exercise and physi ...

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    Winter is Coming
    November 23, 2011, No comments

    The weather has turned cold, and it is clear that winter is on its way. This is a time that many cyclist dread. Cold snowy winters mean that they can’t ...

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    What’s Bothering Your Athlete
    June 12, 2011, No comments

    As coaches, we need to know our athletes. This sounds obvious, but many of us do not really know our athletes. When athletes make mistakes, they can be divided into ...

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    The Child Athlete
    May 30, 2011, No comments

    There is a belief that if you do not learn it while you are young, you won’t learn it at all. It is this attitude that forged ‘No child left ...

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    The Whole Athlete
    November 10, 2010, No comments

    The whole Athlete Advantage Whether you are a world class athlete, a weekend warrior, or somewhere in between, there is one thing all athletes have in common. They are more ...