Virtual Trainer: Training the Pre-Teen Adolescent

If you have ever been to a motocross track and watched the little guys go round and round, you have undoubtedly witnessed the fact that little league moms and dads have nothing on moto-moms and dads. Pushing little Billy to jump a triple or blitz the whoops like RC is common place in the mini class all across the country. In the same way that parents expect their little racer to ride like an adult, many uninformed parents also train their little superstars like an adult  Kelly Shires (, a trainer in Tampa, FL, has written an article on strength training for pre-teen athletes as a guide for moto loving moms and dads everywhere. To read the full article, go to

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