How can meditation help athletes with recovery?

How can meditation help athletes with recovery?

Physical & mental stress can cause increased levels of cortisol & inflammation producing chemicals called cytokines. They can disturb sleep, reduce mood, increase anxiety & cause fatigue. Chronic inflammation is also linked to gut problems & a higher...
How hypnotherapy can help with your sports performance

How hypnotherapy can help with your sports performance

People tend to associate hypnotherapy with phobias, anxiety and pain management. Yet it has so many applications for performance. Here are 5 ways I’ve used it with athletes over the past year….. Overcome self-limiting beliefs. Beliefs are self fulfilling...
Improving performance through awareness

Improving performance through awareness

In the pursuit excellence we challenge ourselves hard. Sometimes we get stuck, we feel blocked. Interesting how we can revert back to frustrating old patterns when we are overloaded or feel under pressure.   There is a level of comfort associated with this as it is...
Competition Mindset

Competition Mindset

You prepare and train in many different ways, building your mental and physical resilience. You bring your best mindset and execute your plan, adapting and adjusting as you go. Ultimately, you are up against yourself. That’s all you have control over.  ...
Does Your Body Language Shape Your Performance?

Does Your Body Language Shape Your Performance?

When we feel strong and powerful we feel and move differently. This is reflecting in our physiology, our posture and how we communicate. Think about people in positions of power who command respect. Leaders, artists, winning athletes radiate confidence and dominance....
Are you ever really ready?

Are you ever really ready?

What an honour to be asked to represent Great Britain at the World Functional Fitness Championships in Australia! Thank you for all you message of support! The last time I represented GB was in the 2005 World Kyokushinkai Knockdown Karate Championships where I gained...
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