Sports

February 2019

1-min Read: How Stress Can Stimulate Growth

By |2018-12-10T13:21:36+00:00February 7th, 2019|

In 1934, the endocrinologist Hans Selye did an experiment in which he injected ovarian extracts into rats. The rats reacted strongly, and he believed that he had discovered a new sex hormone. But he soon realized that he was wrong. In reality, the rats responded precisely the same way to any injection. The experiment just shows that [...]

Andrew Cotton On Fear, Taking Risks, And Challenging Big Waves

By |2019-02-01T18:10:06+00:00February 1st, 2019|

Andrew cotton is a big wave rider; he is a charger. I came across his profile on LinkedIn when he posted something about the mental challenges he was facing and how tough it is to be off the surfing for some time because of his knee injury. Just like many of us, there has [...]

January 2019

1-min Read: Self-Confidence and It Impact In Sports Accomplishments

By |2019-03-11T22:59:44+00:00January 31st, 2019|

In the book Learning, Remembering, Believing: Enhancing Human Performance, it was stated that self-confidence is the “central mediating construct of achievement strivings.” It is both a motivator and a regulator of one’s behavior. In sports, it is a judgment of one’s ability to perform and accomplish a goal. Sports Psychologist Dr. Jim Taylor says [...]

1-min Read: Focused Training for Higher Performance

By |2018-12-10T13:20:40+00:00January 24th, 2019|

Researchers agree that focusing on one task at a time is more effective than multitasking. The best way to focus is to “work for long blocks of time without any interruptions,” says mental trainer and writer Patrik Edblad on Better Humans. Another research published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes supports this as [...]

Cris Mills and How He Helps People Improve Upon Themselves

By |2019-01-18T13:01:45+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 [...]

How Meditation Can Help Your Career Success

By |2019-02-01T14:55:31+00:00January 8th, 2019|

If you want to be successful in sports or in business, it is imperative that your body and mind are in sync and both equally the best they can be, which is why the practice of meditation can help you achieve success. Used by world-class performers and top business professionals all over the world, [...]

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 |2019-03-11T22:58:50+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 [...]

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 [...]