We all have heard of people who are mentally strong. While for some people being mentally string is natural and something they were born with, for some others it doesn't come as easy. The good news is that we can always work on it and become mentally stronger by incorporating the following habits into our... Continue Reading →
LIFE LESSONS WE CAN LEARN FROM SPORTS
I love running. It’s hard to explain how it makes me feel but I am sure that any of you that are involved in any sort of physical activity (or any kind of activity… piano, acting, anything!) can understand the feeling. I remember when I was in between sports (I used to be a hard... Continue Reading →
Face your fears
We are all afraid of something at some point in our lives. From a kid who is afraid of the dark to a parent who is afraid of losing his job/security to provide for his family, to an athlete who may be afraid of not fulfilling its goal or being able to finish strong. Fear... Continue Reading →
How to come back training after injury or taking a break:
Coming back from injury (or from taking a break from sports) is never easy. We are used to the way we were (the way we trained, the way we felt, the pace we held) before we had to stop so when we are starting again we forget that it is just that: a new start... Continue Reading →
Want to build your confidence up? 12 Steps to help you be a more confident you
I get it. Some people seem to be born with more confidence than others. I used to be very insecure and I used to dream of being able to go out and live the life I wanted. Make things happen for me. But, when it came to the actual doing my confidence was nowhere to... Continue Reading →
New to running or thinking about it?
Running, while an easy exercise to pick up, isn’t for everyone; one person’s meditative mile is another’s boredom-inducing march... I remember when I was a swimmer we always had to run for conditioning. While I loved it right away, most of my teammates despised it. I guess I was always a runner in disguise 🙂 While... Continue Reading →
Why the mind matters?
Negative thoughts lead to a negative performance; the connection is as straight forward as that. The solution is to focus on the race. This means firstly to keep the concentration as unbroken as possible, and secondly to try to change any negative thoughts into positive ones” Sally Gunnell, Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Hurdler.... Continue Reading →