Sports Psychology

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.

Are You Addicted to Exercise? The Tell-Tale Signs

Is there such a thing of too much exercise? And if so, what are the signs that you are taking it too far? Check this list.

5 Steve Jobs Quotations and How to Apply Them to Your Training

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.”

Coming to Terms With Being an Aging Athlete

Your joints are achier, muscles tighter, and injuries more frequent. The thought creeps into your mind, "It's not that I can't, but should I?"

The Science Behind Why "I Think I Can" Actually Works

Your brain's number one priority is self-preservation. If it doesn’t function your body dies. So above all else, it prioritizes it's own protection.

Why Do You Do That? A Primer on Motivation and Goal-Setting

Human behavior is a funny thing. So often our goals are detached from reality. How do we align the two?

Athletes Have More Mental Toughness - In and Out of the Gym

Researchers found athletes have much greater mental toughness than non-athletes, particularly when it comes to hope and perseverance.

The Science and Psychology of Motivation for Athletes

What is motivation? And I don’t just mean the basic definition, but the science of how motivation works. What motivates you versus me?

Why the Option to Quit Actually Makes Us Work Harder

Researchers found when people had a choice to quit they actually become more persistent and accomplished more.

How to Learn From Both Success and Failure

While we may indeed learn through failure, we can also learn through our successes. In a recent paper, some scientists examined exactly how.

Quiet Strength: What It Is and What We Can Learn From Those Who Have It

Have you ever seen the strong quiet person who carries him- or herself with a presence of strength and humility at the same time. Here's what I think we can learn from these people.

New Study Suggests Subjective Factors Impact Performance

Aside from physiological markers, coaches might want to take their clients' preferences and tolerance of exercise into mind when designing exercise programs.

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