An innovative, empirically-supported approach to increasing athletes' performance and well-being.
There is so much pressure on athletes to perform well that often their psychilogical well being suffers. However, with a new approach called mindfulness-acceptance-commitment (MAC), athletes are on their way to better mental health and better performance as well.
If you exercise excessively, you may have anxiety issues. Here's how to recover.
In cases of excessive exercising, a person treats their own body as an object rather than as a subject (i.e., they experience themselves as "you" instead of "I"). This objectification of the self allows one to feel a sense of control regarding some aspect of oneself, or one's relationships with others, that otherwise seems out of control.
By coming out on the court, NBA player Jason Collins challenges what straight guys consider a 'man.'
The media coverage of gay athletes coming out in professional sports has been happening for years, so why do we suddenly care about Jason Collins? An expert says it's because straight men with are threatened by him.
Not too sporty? With this article you will understand the basics of football, men and the Super Bowl
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Even for you singles who are not so sporty, you can still find inspiration from football and the men who enjoy it. You can ohhh and aww at the player’s athletic ability, or their good looks and big muscles. I’m not a sports fanatic, but I watched the Steelers play the Giants a couple months back and I was amazed with these all American heroes and the things they could do with their bodies and a ball.
Some common stereotypes about gay men are very untrue. Read on!
Once the cheers have gone silent, the stadiums and arenas are left to the cleaning crews and the uniforms go to the laundry, one thing remains the same ... we're all human and we should all be given the freedom to be who we are.
Get your children to perform their best on the field by fueling them the right way.
By Registered Dietitian, Elisa Zied, MS RD CDN, for GalTime.com
When she works with professional athletes, registered dietitian Mitzi Dulan explains to them that their bodies are like well-tuned, high performance race cars that need proper maintenance to get the most out of their bodies when they’re out on the field or court. “Not only does proper nutrition help kids perform well when they’re playing sports and being active, but it
Find out the truths behind competition amongst kids!
by Anna Katzman, from Robotic Parentingdebating kids and competition
Winners train, losers complain…
Off the field, we’re friends; on the field, we’re warriors...
Encouraging mantras for competition. Encouraging because competition is a good thing. And it’s good for our kids.
Or is it?
... because doing things like hiding the remote and "accidentally" breaking the DVR always backfire.
All over the world there are women just like you who, come the fall season, resign themselves to the life of a "football widow." You don't even have to be married to have the title. It applies to any woman who must cope with the temporary death of her relationship during football season. But, don't worry. Here are the five best ways to cope if you have lost your relationship to football season.
Italian soccer club forbids sex or masturbation before the big game.
Many professional fighters (and less testosterone-y athletes) lay off sex while training to stay mean, clean and full of protein. And now, per MSN, the Italian soccer squad Napoli has told players to refrain from orgasming (through Onanism or coitus) within two days of the match.