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Yoga for Athletes: The Benefits

Yoga for Athletes: The BenefitsAs a traditional practice that has been around for centuries, yoga has grown into a well known addition into athletes lives. But are you aware of the benefits? Here are some of the obvious and not-so-obvious benefits to the practice of...

Meditation for Athletes: The Benefits

Meditation for Athletes: The BenefitsYou're perhaps like many athletes and the idea of sitting down on a mat and listening toyour own thoughts is daunting. But before you move past this ancient practice of the mind, take a look at some of the benefits you could be...

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Types of Anxiety

Types of AnxietyThere's a fair chance that the majoirty of us have faced some form of anxiety at some stage. Whether it's nerves, pressure or worries, this article is going to help you understand the types of anxiety that you might feel.Trait vs State Anxiety Anxiety...

How to Control Anger as an Athlete

How to Control Anger as an AthleteSport and emotions go hand in hand. It's why we love it. The emotions we feel. The highs, the lows and everything in between. From clutch moments, high pressured decisions in the blink of an eye, the rollercoaster is real. We can...

Yoga for Athletes: The Benefits

Yoga for Athletes: The BenefitsAs a traditional practice that has been around for centuries, yoga has grown into a well known addition into athletes lives. But are you aware of the benefits? Here are some of the obvious and not-so-obvious benefits to the practice of...

5 ways to prepare your mind for competition

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail. A nice motto to go by but more than often thought about the physical practice of your sport. But what about the mind? How often are you preparing your mind for the competition you have coming up. Here we will look into 5 ways you can...

Nose Breathing to Improve Performance

Nose breathing to improve performance Take a deep breath. Go on. Big breath. There you go. Did you breathe through your mouth? Think about when you exercise or workout. Do you see yourself breathing through your mouth? Did you know that breathing through your nose is...

Why you should stretch after your Run

How to Stretch After a RunJesus that sofa looks good, you’ve just flicked off your music (or *cough* podcast *cough*), you take a big swig of water, you’ve finished pounding the pavements and swipe off your running shoes in the corner. That feeling, feels goooood. You...

Meditation for Athletes: The Benefits

Meditation for Athletes: The BenefitsYou're perhaps like many athletes and the idea of sitting down on a mat and listening toyour own thoughts is daunting. But before you move past this ancient practice of the mind, take a look at some of the benefits you could be...

3 ways to add stretches into your training routine

You'll hear any good coach make a point of mentioning that you should do your stretches before you play sport, either warm up or prevent injury. They aren't wrong. However it's very easy to let it slide and get stuck into doing the activity that you love, I get it,...

Investing in your body early

So I just turned 30 recently and knowing what I know in sport and exercise, it's a big moment. Because at 30 your body begins to slow, putting on muscles becomes harder, repairing injuries begins to taper off. However, it doesn't have to be that way. Only a couple of...

Maintaining Mental Health in Sport

With more and more athletes that come out and talk about the cases of depression that they face or faced, whether it be during their career or post career. It poses the question, do we really know how to look after our mental health. And how do we even do that? I’ve...

Benefits of yoga based movement in your running training

As we begin to hit the silly season, I look to give you a few tips of how yoga based movement can benefit your running. Whether you're running the marathon or just hitting the treadmill for a quick twenty minute HIIT session. Having completed my first marathon this...