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How Athletes Can Play & Stay in the Present

"In basketball - as in life - true joy comes from being fully present in each and every moment, not just when things are going your way." Phil Jackson...

Tough Talk & Thoughts Over Tough Times

"Tough times never last. But tough people do." Robert Shuller, Jr.In these crazy, difficult times, we have all been challenged to be mentally tougher....

Teach Young Athletes to Set Goals

One of the most commonly overlooked skills in youth sports is goal setting. Many youth coaches stress fundamentals, teamwork and sportsmanship, but le...

5 Lessons Coaches Can Learn From Teachers

Good teachers and good coaches are usually the same people. However, there has been an increasing trend in high school sports utilizing more community...

Three Ways To Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Tennis Game

The concept of mindfulness is one that's grown in popularity over the years. It's the practice of bringing yourself into the present moment without ju...

How Many Calories Yoga Burns—and Why Its Potential for Weight Loss Goes Way Beyond That Figure

Yoga has gone mainstream. Once thought of as a training routine reserved for soccer moms and granola-crunching free spirits, yoga offers mental and...

Why Mindfulness Is the Athlete's Secret Weapon

The phrase "sports are 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical" is often said—but how often do we take it to heart? Generally, the mental stren...

3 Keys to Success Young Athletes Often Overlook

Young athletes are busy. Between the commitments that come with school, sports, family and friends, the days can fly by in a blur. These hectic sch...

Why Every Athlete Should Read 'The Power of Now'

Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now is "a guide to spiritual enlightenment" as the book leads readers on a journey to find peace in the present moment th...

Solidify Strength Gains With This 3-Minute Cooldown Routine

Gains are not made in the gym. Gains are made hours after the gym, when your body is in recovery mode, refueled, and rested for optimal adaptation. So...

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