Training Your Mind for Success in the Off Season
The preseason is a time when athletes often look to gain recognition from coaches and prove to everyone including themselves that they have what it takes. Often athletes increase their hours on the field as well as time in the gym. One area that many athletes overlook is how to get their mind ready for the season. Below are some tips:
The Secret to Refocusing
Mental training and sports nutrition go hand in hand. The foods that we eat greatly impact how our body will function. Research shows that when we eat foods rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fats, what we are really doing is ensuring that the body is working at its best. The brain is similar to our working muscles in that both require fuel mainly from glucose to perform optimally.