Category: Mindful Sports®

The Coolest Summer Sports

If you’re looking for something special to do this summer, something fun and out of the ordinary, then consider taking up a unique sport. There are tons for you to choose from. Last week we highlighted quidditch, disc golf, and pooh sticks. This week we highlight the two coolest summer sports. Try out the coolest…
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3 Unusual Summer Sports to Try

When you need fresh air and plenty of exercise, taking up a summertime sport, as a recreational hobby, is a great solution. It’s a fun way to make new friends, expand your skill set, and get in shape. Beach volleyball, flag football, tennis, and surfing are common summer sports, but if you really want to…
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Beat Your Athletic Competitive Stress

Many athletes struggle with performance anxiety. Fortunately, with the right tips, it’s possible to reduce your anxiety and perform to your full potential.  All athletes, from runners to ballerinas, experience performance anxiety. While many try to calm themselves in order to reduce their anxiety, new research shows that increasing excitement can actually improve performances in…
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Fall in Love With Cycling

With the convenience of cars and public transit, people tend to forgo traveling by bike. That’s a shame! There are numerous physical and mental health benefits of cycling. This spring reduce stress and bond with your loved ones by checking out our four motivational cycling tips. Health Benefits of Cycling May is National Bicycle Month and…
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Derek Redmond’s Inspiring Story of Olympic Proportions

If you don’t know who Derek Redmond is, after watching this video, it should be hard to forget him. One of Britain’s most famous athletes is Derek Redmond. In 1985 when he broke the 400m British record achieving a time of 44.82 seconds.  He is a World and European relay champion. Having broken the British…
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5 Tips for Spring Recreational Activities

Our winter season hibernation is over and it’s time to switch gears into more lively activities. But before you start participating in spring recreational activities, be sure that you’re prepared. With these five mindful tips, you can slowly begin your training and avoid injuries. Studies show that healthy habits decline during winter months—people exercise less…
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Shift Gears This Spring!

Now that spring is here it’s time to get active. Coming out of your winter hibernation can be difficult without the right sort of inspiration. This year try a few new takes on spring exercises that will motivate you to stay active. Here are a few ideal spring exercises to get you in shape: Yoga…
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3 Indoor Workouts for Rainy Days

Have you ever woken up early for your morning run only to realize that’s it raining outside? Whether it’s simply drizzling or raining cats and dogs, most people get discouraged and head back to bed. It’s very tempting, but don’t take the easy way out! Get out of bed and get moving with an indoor…
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Athletics Heals Anxiety

Athletics is a natural anxiety relief. Exercise improves our mental and emotional health by releasing our body’s “feel-good” chemical, endorphins. Exercise helps us release built-up tension in a healthy way and helps us get a better night’s sleep. Individuals who participate in any type of exercise, including walking, experience great health benefits. Exercise Heals Even…
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Getting World Cup Fever?

By Ruvana Merkaj and Kathleen Hall Let the Games Begin Soccer fever is high because it is time for the World Cup. Soccer has been a very popular sport globally since it’s inception and is growing like wildfire in the United States. Our hometown team, Atlanta United, is doing quite well and their tagline is…
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