Its child’s play

Are we preventing our kids learning through play because we think they are being naughty or just annoying?   We know through lots of evidence and studies that play is very important for a child’s development. the thing is, the more we learn about play, and the different types of play, the more we can see…

Competition time

We are into the summer and for a lot of sports, this is the end of the season going into preseason. For others, it’s a time of good weather and wanting to train more or get into better shape. With this in mind, Rule13 is offering the chance to win 4 prizes. The prizes The…

Can heart rate variability help decide training plan

Heart rate variability (HRV) is becoming more common and is used to measure recovery and stress from bouts of training. It measures the balance or imbalance within the Autonomic nervous system or ANS. You can read more about it HERE. Without getting too deep into it and this becoming a long boring post, just know that…

Youth resistance training

Below is an abstract about resistance training for adolescents and injury risks. This is a good resource if you train kids and have problems with parents who still think it is dangerous to lift weights yet let their kids play team sports all the time. The full journal can be found here. YOUTH RESISTANCE TRAINING: UPDATED…

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Rule13 Nutrition

Rule13 is now offering nutrition coaching. What you consume impacts everything you do and everything you do impacts your nutrition. Accountability, guidance, and coaching will allow you to meet your individual goals for weight, health, performance, and life. Whether you are a business professional too busy to cook, a mom wanting to take care of…