Train Your Brain for Peak Performance

Train Your Brain for Peak Performance

Life, Mental Health, Training Tips for Women, Women's Health
When was the last time you held a paper map in your hands and tried to navigate somewhere new? Or dialed a phone number by memory instead of from your phone’s contact app? Or did math in your head versus using a calculator? It’s probably been ages. That’s because digital technology is designed to offload cognitive work to a digital device. And while this makes life easier for us, it prevents our brains from doing the hard things that make it stronger. Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteJust like the muscles that you train so hard in the gym, your brain requires stimulation and exercise to grow and maintain cognitive function. Without it, your mind will turn to mush. For an athlete, it could be the difference between success and failure.“Most of…
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You Have Arrived – Oxygen Magazine

You Have Arrived – Oxygen Magazine

Life, Mental Health, Mind and Body for Women, Training Advice for Women, Training Tips for Women, Women's Health
Goal setting is such a double-edged sword. I love to set goals — attainable, measurable, valuable ways to track progress in the gym and in life. Checking milestones off my list feels amazing, whether it be a new skill in the gym or seeing an amazing progress picture of myself. Ironically, the result has never been as sweet as the journey. Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteAs someone who participates regularly in the functional fitness arena (i.e., CrossFit), I have forever been in pursuit of a muscle-up. I was afraid of the gymnastic rings for years, to the point of literally never going near them. Then one day, I just woke up. I thought, This is insane. I have been in this sport for four years and have never even attempted to…
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