Articles by Jeff Grace

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The Ever Evolving Vision of The Race Club

The original vision of The Race Club was to develop Olympic medalists. Since that time their vision has evolved. Now they are focused on teaching athletes and coaches how enhance their training programs…

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Mental Health for Athletes: A Meditation of Self-Acceptance

Self-acceptance can seem a bit counter-intuitive for athletes. This meditation is to help athlete’s begin to accept themselves fully and whole-heartedly…

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Mental Health for Athletes: A Yoga Practice of Self-Acceptance

This is a restorative yoga class that has been created with the intent of helping athletes develop greater self-acceptance…

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Horton and Paltrinieri Take Their Training to New Heights Together

In September Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri decided to make a temporary move to Melbourne giving him the opportunity to train with rival and close friend Mack Horton…

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Mental Health for Athletes – A Meditation of Non-Judgement

Athletes are conditioned at an early age to judge just about everything about themselves, which can become unhealthy. The goal for this meditation is to bring awareness to our senses in a non-judgmental way…

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Mental Health for Athletes: A Yoga Practice of Non-Judgment

When athletes begin to judge themselves as harshly as they do their performances it can have a very negative affect on their mental health.

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Rebecca Soni Explains How to Beat Pre-Race Anxiety

Have you ever battled with pre-race anxiety? Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni shares her advice on how to beat this powerful foe…

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Mental Health for Athletes: A Meditation for Self-Compassion

Athletes know how to be hard on themselves, but often don’t consider how self-compassion factors into their mental health…meditation helps athletes ease into the idea of self-compassion…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Five Poses for the Chest and Shoulders

These five yoga poses focus on opening up through the chest and shoulders…

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Mental Health for Athletes: Yoga and Meditation Class Series

This is the first in a series of six yoga and meditation classes that are focused on helping athletes improve their mental wellness…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni Talks Yoga

Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni fell in love with yoga while training as a professional athlete and has made it a life long practice…

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Yoga for Swimmers – Three Poses for the Hips to Enhance Recovery

Recovery is important for swimmers at any level. The following three poses focusing on the hips will help you enhance your recovery…

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David Marsh Discusses Team Elite West

David Marsh discusses his plans to create Team Elite West and where they are in the development of that program…

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Creating an Open Environment to Speak About Mental Health

The intentional creation of an environment where athletes feel supported enough to speak about mental health can truly change lives…

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David Marsh’s Initial Thoughts on His Move to UC San Diego

Since taking the job at UC San Diego David Marsh sees almost unlimited potential both at the school and in the swimming community as a whole…

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