Need to up your mind game? Here at Breaking Muscle we want to help you become better at every aspect of training, including the mental side. Here is the list of the top ten sports psychology articles from 2013, counting down from number ten to the most popular one of the year. Which one will it be? And have you read them all?
Top 10 Sports Psychology Articles of 2013
(Erica Saint Clair)
In 1984 the Russians realized that Olympic athletes who mentally rehearsed their sport experienced a positive impact on their performance. It's simple, and you should try it too.
How you mentally handle hardship when it arises can make or break your ability to stay on a fitness regimen. Consider the following five tips for when life is trying to get you down.
While it's great to have passion about your fitness, it's not healthy for the long-term to act like you're headed for the Olympics. It's time to look at the big picture.
The best way to develop toughness is to realize it’s not an overnight process. Learning to embrace the suck when everything in your body is screaming to slow down is not a quick skill to learn.
When I first heard the saying “strong is the new skinny” I loved it, but since then, I’ve kind of grown to hate it. Let me explain.See also:
The influence of team norms on the cohesion-self-reported performance relationship: a multi-level analysis [An article from: Psychology of Sport & Exercise]
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The effects of leadership style and exercise program choreography on enjoyment and intentions to exercise [An article from: Psychology of Sport & Exercise]