Sports Psychology

When you experience negative moments in your chosen competition or adventure, I recommend you take these two actions.
Researchers have determined that accumulated hours of practice are actually behind what we mistakenly call "innate talent."
A look into the violence - on and off the field - of football, boxing, and mixed martial arts. Why it happens and how we can stop it.
When looking for performance enhancing supplements, we need to first identify where our positive thinking lies on the spectrum.
Trying to fix your motivation by attempting to go even harder is a long-term recipe for injury or burnout. So what's the answer?
In a new study, a quieter version of psyching up was proven effective, as long as the timing is right.
What if acting more dominant can help you lift more weight? Research says your body language can change your body’s physiology.
Actively limit the amount of jive turkeys that you allow into your process of self-improvement. Change starts with you.
These techniques can provide an effective way for people to make big life changes and can be used by coaches and athletes alike.
These two endeavors come down to the exact same working principles - hard work, discipline, determination, and focus on a long-term goal.
When we feel discomfort our immediate instinct is often to run in the other direction. Do that, and you'll never grow.
Man is wolf to man, and violence results. What can we learn from it?
Money makes you happier - but according to science, only to a certain point. Is exercise the same? Is there a a perfect amount that creates happiness?
Personal trainers may not need to run into burning buildings or work in a combat zone, but working with clients requires a certain kind of courage.
It's the CrossFit New Year. Here's how to stop dreaming about being better and start doing it every day.
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.
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.
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.