competition

It's Tournament Time (Athlete Journal 33)

This weekend I'm heading to the Boston Summer Open, and I'm feeling excited and optimistic.

A Look at Our Love-Hate Relationship With Competition

Are you inspired or deflated by competition? Is it valuable or harmful? This week's we explore those questions in sport, business, and psyche.

Should a Weightlifter Watch Other Lifters?

Watching fellow lifters perform can be problematic. Get used to being watched, but don’t watch too many failures.

Build Competitive Teamwork, Not Just Competition

The social psychologist in me always wants to point out that context is really what makes people work as a team versus stab each other in the back.

Tournament Preparation Pays Off (Athlete Journal 29)

Thirteen weeks of traveling, rolling, drilling, dieting, and killing my strength and conditioning program all came together this week at the New York Open.

4 Lessons Everyday Athletes Can Learn From Professional Athletes

Professional athletes have long known that the only “secrets” to success are to bust your ass daily and do it for years.

My 5-Step Program to Rehab Your Competition Addiction

For years I always thought wanting to do more and move forward was always a good thing. But on the inside, I was pushing myself down.

The 4 Best Things About Losing a Fight

I don't claim to have a perfect record in muay Thai. So here's what I think there is to take from a fight, even if you walk away with a loss.

The Pivotal Role of Attitude in Youth Sports Performance

What can reveal the most about an athlete, can make or break a game, and can reach viral status? That’s right. Attitude.

3 Ways to Set Your Gym Apart From the Competition

If you want to be competitive you can be first, be best, or be different.

The Strength of Wimbledon Tennis - Andy Murray (Video)

What is behind Andy Murray's rise? What has driven him forward and upward, year upon year?

What to Do (and Not Do) on Competition Day

Complacency and lack of consideration of all aspects of competition can cost you many kilos on your total.

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