psychological stress

Find out how to redirect your food choices to better ones in times of stress.
You don’t need a yoga mat to turn the corners of your mouth up or to take a deep breath. It’s something we can do anywhere, anytime.
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”
Good breathing habits make your body more effective, both in and out of your workouts, and have the additional benefit of reducing the stress response.
A new study examined the effects of psychological stress on exercise recovery, and the results were pretty conclusive: stress makes it harder to recover.
We are taught to ward off stress with iron crosses and glasses of tea. But it seems as if by doing this, we are holding ourselves back. The negative impact of stress might all be in our mind.
No matter how long I train, every time I collect my gym bag, walk through the door, and suit up, there’s always that sense of anticipation, which, I’m not going to lie, has some anxiety mixed in.
New science shows that stress increases risk-taking in men and decreases risk-taking in women. What does this have to do with your workout? Read on to find out.
Many people do not automatically think of the word athlete when they think of race car drivers.