Sports

January 2019

Cris Mills and How He Helps People Improve Upon Themselves

By |2019-01-15T16:54:54+00:00January 15th, 2019|

This is Cris Mills. He is far from being the average PT guy that you will meet in your neighborhoods gym. Cris is a surf strength coach who dedicated most of his adult life helping surfers, people and athletes improve their potential with movement, exercise, nutrition, and the foundations of athleticism. The Surf Strength [...]

1-min Read: Tenacity And Enthusiasm Against Competition Pressure

By |2018-12-10T13:19:26+00:00January 10th, 2019|

Confidence and optimism are great for getting you moving when things get tough, but to keep moving forward despite constant pressure, you’ll also need tenacity. Tenacity comes into play when there is a goal for which you want to strive. Because when you’re working to achieve something you want, you’ll put up with challenges and [...]

Elise Carver Surf Trainer and Her Philosophy of Living a Healthy Lifestyle

By |2018-12-20T16:00:19+00:00January 8th, 2019|

Elise Carver is the owner and sole surf style trainer of Little Bantam Health and Fitness Studio in Australia. Through her holistic approach to training and physical education, Elise inspires, encourages and guide those with the ambition to improve their health. Using a wide range of training & recovery techniques Elise's surf style program [...]

1-min Read: Confidence And Optimism For Defeating Pressure

By |2018-12-10T13:18:00+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

To do your best when it counts, it’s essential to develop attributes that help you thrive in pressure moments. Consider these qualities your “COTE” of armor: Confidence, Optimism, Tenacity, and Enthusiasm. Confidence is critical to keep you pressing ahead when the going gets tough. As your self-confidence increases, your anxiety reduces, and it becomes easier to [...]

December 2018

1-min Read: The Surf Training Fundamentals

By |2018-12-10T13:16:09+00:00December 27th, 2018|

The physical aspect of training is the first element surfers have to develop, as surfing needs a high degree of balance, core, leg, and paddle strength, according to Scott Adams, a fitness professional who creates top-selling training videos specifically for surfers. At the fundamental level, Better Health Channel mentions having strong swimming skills, being [...]

1-min Read: The Role of Nutrition In Athletic Success

By |2018-11-07T10:16:15+00:00December 13th, 2018|

Clean nutrition is an essential factor in athletic success. In fact, nutrition’s role in sports has been recognized by trainers and athletes themselves. As an example, National Nutrition Programs have been included in the 2012 London Olympic Games. These were included in the preparation of the Australian, British and American sports systems, according to [...]

Rafi Papazian: From Baker to Ironman Athlete

By |2018-12-12T08:06:36+00:00December 11th, 2018|

Ironman athletes are considered to be the strongest and most endurant human beings, always pushing the limits. But what does it really take to be an Ironman and what kind of mindset does one need to cultivate to perform in that level? My conversation this week is with Rafi Papazian, an Ironman athlete, a [...]

1-min Read: Explicit vs Implicit Brain

By |2018-11-12T12:53:51+00:00December 10th, 2018|

Imagine you’re at a party, holding a glass of red wine filled to the brim. To your horror, you realize that to greet the host you have to cross an extremely expensive white carpet. So what do you do? Probably, you’ll slow down and focus on each and every step. But why? It’s important to [...]

1-min Read: Mental Rehearsal and Physical Practice for Best Performance

By |2018-11-07T19:10:14+00:00December 6th, 2018|

Visualization has been found to contribute to sports success. Athletes have used visualization to “create renewed mental awareness, a heightened sense of well-being and confidence,” says Exercise Physiologist and Fitness Consultant Elizabeth Quinn on Very well Fit. While visualization cannot replace years of physical training, the mental rehearsal through visualization combined with physical practice [...]

Doctor Ogi Markovic Co-Founder of Surfing Medicine International

By |2018-11-28T12:09:34+00:00December 4th, 2018|

Meet Doctor Ogi Markovic, a dedicated surfer who was able to join his passion for surfing and expertise in medicine. He created a very dynamic life full of excitement, exploration, and meaningful connections. Ogi is an entrepreneur, a medical doctor, a key opinion leader, a consultant specialist in ophthalmology. Doctor Markovic is a preventive medicine [...]