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I put on my sport psych hat and thought, “How would I advise a client right now?” Here’s what I did: 1. I set a goal to finish the race with an average pace of 8:30-minute miles 2. I found a training plan to keep me on track 3. I connected with my purpose (Why am I doi...

March 24, 2019

What’s important to me is that in my years working with athletes, athletes themselves think it exists. That’s good enough for me. Because if they think it exists, they’re on the look out for it in games, and how things play out influences their perceptions, which dicta...

After exercise, the body has an optimal window of time to consume fuel in order to expedite recovery. Ideally, within 30-60 minutes you should consume protein to repair muscles, and carbohydrate to replenish glycogen (the fuel for your muscles) in time for their next t...

During exercise, it can be difficult to consume fuel in the form of food, so sports drinks are an easy way to replenish glucose (energy) for events lasting over an hour in duration. The recommendation for adequate fuel and hydration during continuous activity is:

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Here's what you need to know to fuel your body for performance.

Carbohydrate is the main source of energy for your muscles and brain because they are the most easily digested out of the three macronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, and fat). Once eaten, carbohydrates co...

August 30, 2018

Transformational leaders seek to inspire those around them. Instead of just wanting to lead their teammates to follow them or do what they’re supposed to do, transformational leaders help teammates understand the purpose behind what they’re doing (the reason for a part...

August 23, 2018

Don’t you want to be a team member who makes a positive contribution to team chemistry?! Here's the secret: Know your role.

August 16, 2018

This volume of physical work isn’t easy. Part of what makes it so difficult is the mental fatigue that goes with it. A lot of athletes don’t realize how much their mental game makes or breaks their ability to make it through this time in preseason.

August 9, 2018

Here are 4 tips to help you stand out at tryouts.

August 2, 2018

Coaches’ decisions are not based solely on physical play. The right fit is determined by not only the ability of a player, but also the player’s motivation and attitude on and off the field.

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