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Exercise for mood, stress and anxiety

Exercise for mood, stress and anxiety

Finding wellbeing in everyday life has become more of a challenge for those who have boarded the speed train. Many within the UK experience low mood resulting from stress, anxiety and depression. According to the Mental Health Foundation, mixed anxiety…

Music and arousal levels in performance

Music and arousal levels in performance

http://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-tips/can-music-help-you-lift-more-weight   This a great article on high tempo and emotionally charged music improving performance for neuro-sympathetic activation while exercising and lifting. When it comes to athletic performance music can be used to activate arousal levels or reduce them. While…

Finding ‘Flow’

Finding ‘Flow’

Have you ever felt that nothing seems to matter when you’re engaged in your activity and experiencing peak performance? You’re on ‘autopilot’ or you’re ‘in the zone?’ Perhaps you’ve heard others say they’re ‘at one with the music?’ Any idea…

Mindfulness Practice in Sport – What is Sport Psychology?

Mindfulness Practice in Sport – What is Sport Psychology?

Gervais helps his athletes through building self awareness and mindful approaches. He works with teams so that become birds that fly in formation – in sync with each other yet each with their own identifiable role and importance. His thoughtful,…

Quote For The Day

Quote For The Day

“Losing is not my enemy. Fear of losing is my enemy.” Rafael Nadal “Ignition does not provide a short cut; rather, it is the spark that starts one out on the long and arduous path to excellence.” Matthew Syed.

What Makes Champions?

What Makes Champions?

What makes champions? Bring on the mighty task of ousting in the Australian Open one of the toughest, fittest and finest players the game of tennis has seen. Wawrinka, a man who has made himself known with power and style,…