As a swimmer, you train and practice much more than you actually compete, so being able to get yourself into the right frame of mind and get the most out of yourself in a practice is key.
he Michael Phelps Foundation and Nemours KidsHealth.org today announced the expansion of the Foundation’s im Program offerings to incorporate mental health lessons and activities in time for World Mental Health Day.
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According to the National Alliance on Mental Health 30% of college students experience down periods where they find it difficult to function. For this reason taking proactive steps to address your mental wellness is important.
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I’ve spent the past several years working with NCAA D1 swim programs, first at Florida Gulf Coast University and now…
In a blog post on Tuesday, Banic explained being taken away in an ambulance from the 2017 NCAA Championships and her absence from the Tennessee roster for the first-half of last season.
Success in swimming isn’t accomplished with the battles you win inside the pool. Success in swimming is accomplished with the battles you win outside the pool; how you emotionally cope with big races, how you handle the challenges and obstacles of competitive swimming, and most importantly, how you mentally respond to the failures that you experience.
Former Australian Dolphins swimmer Linley Frame has been appointed to Swimming Australia’s newly created role of ‘Athlete Well-being and Engagement Manager.’
The increasing discussions regarding the “change of the athlete mentality,” has resulted in many coaches feeling overwhelmed with what to do, who to talk to, and what to implement to advance their athlete’s abilities and talents.
“You can’t possibly save someone’s life if you have emotional breakdowns,” someone once told me. I see the reasoning behind their viewpoint, yet I still disagree with their statement and feel that my anxiety disorder does not hinder my abilities in any way.
Few could understand how an incredible team atmosphere was built on the two words – “NOT TIRED.”
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After taking a break post-Rio, she’s made her comeback in full swing, winning by over a second in 2:22.06
Allison Schmitt cemented her comeback with a 1:55.82 for 2nd last night, and explained how swimming has been such an instrumental part of her mental health journey
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