One would hope that rowers with ADHD have gotten the help they need by now to learn how to manage their time and impulsiveness. The unfortunate truth is that many youth athletes with ADHD receive only negative feedback because they have difficulty learning rules and strategies. This frustrates teammates and coaches. Older athletes with ADHD often exercise to reduce their excess energy, calm their anxiety, and help them focus on the task at hand. But there are ways through nutrition that rowers with ADHD as well as coaches, friends, and parents can learn how to calm annoying ADHD behaviors.
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