Former Georgetown Little League Head Coach Dave Anderson said it’s tough being a coach and a parent of baseball players. Anderson has three boys who all play baseball and his youngest plays travel baseball. “Yeah, I really worry about my… Continue Reading →
I have been around the strength/fitness and sports industry for quite a while. In the early to mid 1970s, it was junior high and senior high school sports participation. I went on to be a so-so track and field athlete (pole vaulter) at the University of Iowa in the late 1970s and early 1980s
Running is more than a good way to get in shape. Lace up and reap the many benefits of running today.
What is the difference between fear of failure and fear of success? They both cause athletes to "get in their own way," experiencing fear, anxiety, tension, and
Participating in sports and other activities can help with more than just physical fitness. It can also improve mood and facilitate learning.
What is motivation? What motivates us, me, and you? And I don’t just mean the basic definitions, but the science of how motivation works and the psychology behind motivation. In this article, we will go into what motivates us in life and in sports. Defined: Motivation
I recently watched the documentary Driven about former UFC Lightweight champion Jens Pulver. It’s a fascinating perspective on Jens preparing for what would be his last UFC fight. The documentary film provides a look behind the scenes at what a fighter goes through before a big fight.
Negative thoughts drain your energy. The more you give in to them, the stronger they become. Here are a few tips to turn your negative thoughts positive.
In parts one and two of this series, I detailed two powerful practical mental tools to help get your mind in the right place: motivational themes and not fearing the negative.