Peace of Mind Through Meditation

Meditation has many physiological and psychological benefits (reduce stress, anxiety, depression, lower Blood Pressure, boost immune system). It takes dedicated practice sessions (20-30 minutes), a quiet place, proper posture, an object to focus, and a passive attitude to become proficient with meditation exercises.    There are 4 Basic Elements of Meditation: A Quiet place Proper…

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Constant Improvement

Today is your victory over yourself of yesterday: Tomorrow is your victory over lesser men. – Miyamoto MusashiAdvertisements often reflect a quick and easy solution to a problem. There is the workout solution that will get you shredded abs in only five minutes a day for two short weeks, and the movies that depict below…

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8 Tips for YOUTH Athletes

As kids, sports are a huge part of our lives. This is a time in our lives when we’re trying out a bunch of different sports to see which ones we like the best, which ones our friends play, and which ones we are the best at. Plus, we’re also going to school on top…

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Take a Deep Breath

I have noticed athletes struggling to catch their breath after exercise, cardio, or competition. Whenever there is rest time, I have noticed athletes’ breath very heavily only through their mouth, resulting in the chest/thoracic breathing pattern. Their technique to calm down is very shallow, irregular, and very rapid (Davis, Eschelman, McKay 2008). In the article,…

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