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Morning Routines

When you listen to top performers talk about their daily routines, one theme comes up again and again: When you win the morning, you win the day. And for good reason - the way we start our days ultimately impacts the way we’ll move through t...

Understand the Different College Divisions

Even for the most diehard sports fans, college football divisions can be a confusing topic. While most fans know the NCAA divides sports into three divisions, understanding what sets each apart can be tough. In this post, we’ll discuss the different ...

The Importance of Hydration

Drinking enough water each day is critically important for everyone - but it’s especially critical for athletes who regularly submit their bodies to punishing conditions. In addition to regulating body temperature, decreasing ...

COVID-19 and the Return of Sports

COVID-19 changed many things for many people. At the beginning of 2020, many of us were suddenly confronted with widespread shutdowns, shuttered restaurants and shopping malls, and an inability to see friends or gather with the people we love. One of the most pronounced impacts of COVID-19, however, was on the sports world. ...

What is an NCAA Eligibility Number?

If you’re in the midst of the college recruiting process, you may notice that there is a field on most recruiting correspondences where you can enter an NCAA Eligibility Number. If you don’t have an NCAA Eligibility Number or have never come across one before, though, you naturally do not know what this is. ...

Evening Routines for Athletes

Today, athletes are living in a “brave new world.” The market is saturated with pre- and post-workout supplements, high-tech equipment, and coaches and trainers with decades of experience. Thanks to all of this, athletes are more primed to perform than ever before. With...

Training Secrets of the World’s Most Influential Female Athletes

Over the last 100 years, women have made waves in the sports world. From changing their fields to inspiring women who want to break into the field, ladies like Wilma Rudolph, Billie Jean King, and Aly Raisman have changed the face of sports forever. In this post, we’ll cover the ca...

7 of the Most Influential African American Athletes in History

The world of sports is only as good as the athletes, coaches, and players who have participated in and revolutionized it. Here at Level Up Sports, we want to take a minute to honor a few of those notable athletes. In honor of February, which was Black History Month, we’re recognizing the accomplishments of a few of the most accomplished Afric...

Level Up Sports: The Recruiting Platform You Need

If you’re a college athlete trying to land a position at your top college, you know the recruiting process can be difficult to navigate. Luckily, you’re not alone. A leading college recruiting network, Level Up Sports helps connect athletes and coaches for an easier recruiting process. ...

Training Secrets of the World’s Most Influential Female Athletes

Over the last 100 years, women have made waves in the sports world. From changing their fields to inspiring women who want to break into the field, ladies like Wilma Rudolph, Billie Jean King, and Aly Raisman have changed the face of sports forever.In this post, we’ll cover the careers and accomplishments of a few of these famous fem...

Understanding The Basics of College Recruiting

The college experience is critically important for young people, especially those that hope to play sports at the college level. Aside from the possible athletic achievement college sports present, there’s the personal and professional direction offered by playing college sports. Befo...

How Much Training is Overtraining?

Overtraining is common in all sports and fitness pursuits. It happens when an athlete trains more, or at a higher intensity, than his or her body is conditioned to handle and recover from. When overtraining happens, performance suffers and the risk of injury increases dramatically. Fortunately, ...

How Important are Grades in the College Athletic Recruiting Process?

College athletic recruiting can be difficult to navigate. In this post, we’ll discuss how grades impact the process and how to boost your chances. When you’re trying to get recruited for a college sports team, there is a lot to think about. As it turns out, though, academics ma...

How Athletes Control or Treat Muscle Soreness

Wondering how to treat muscle soreness? Here are a few proven tips, from the team at Level Up Sports.If you’re an athlete, you know that muscle soreness happens. After a big workout, hard training, or an important game, your muscles take a beating. So wh...

How has Covid Impacted the Recruiting Process?

COVID-19 has impacted virtually every aspect of life. The effect is especially pronounced in the sports community, though, where teams have moved to playing in empty stadiums and wondering what the future looks like. If you're a student athlete or coach, you understand this...

Top 7 Things to Know About College Recruiting

College recruiting can feel like a mystery to navigate. Even incredible skill and an excellent academic background aren’t enough to automatically earn you a spot at your top-choice university. Fortunately, you can boost your prospects by understanding these seven important facts about college recruiting: ...

What you Need in a College Athletic Recruiting Website

You’ve worked hard to master your sport, and now it’s time to look toward the future and the prospect of getting recruited to play at the college level. That can be a long road, though, and it’s wise to leverage all the tools available to you. One of the best tools out there is a college athletic recruiting website like Level Up Sports....

Why LUS is the Best Free College Recruiting App

If you’ve been shopping around for a free college recruiting app, you know you have a few choices. What you might not know, though, is that not all of them are created equal. Level Up Sports (LUS) stands out from the crowd as the leading free college recruiting app or website out there. In this post, we’ll discus...

How to Choose the Best Athletic Recruiting Website

Each year, thousands of students work hard to be recruited to their top-choice colleges and universities. For many families, though, the process is daunting and intimidating. After all, there’s a lot to do, and it can feel like there’s very little guidance about how...

The Best Way to Get Recruited for College Sports

The college sports recruiting process is a long one. And while incredible stories do exist, it’s rare that someone just gets recruited out of the blue. In most cases, students have to actively seek out and plan for recruiting - especially if they want to land a spot at the college of their dreams. ...