Sports Psychology

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.
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.”
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?"
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.
Human behavior is a funny thing. So often our goals are detached from reality. How do we align the two?
Researchers found athletes have much greater mental toughness than non-athletes, particularly when it comes to hope and perseverance.
What is motivation? And I don’t just mean the basic definition, but the science of how motivation works. What motivates you versus me?
Researchers found when people had a choice to quit they actually become more persistent and accomplished more.