Mental Health

In His Own Words: Alexander Graham Details Ups & Downs On The Journey To Tokyo

After winning two Olympic medals in Tokyo, Australian Alexander Graham gives some insight into some of the mental battles he’s overcome in the sport.

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Yui Ohashi Reveals 2015 Anemia, 2019 Confidence Struggles Before Olympic Golds

In an interview, double Olympic gold medalist Yui Ohashi revealed two major health struggles that have impacted her career: one physical and one mental.

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How Olivia Smoliga Has Gained Confidence & Reduced Anxiety With Mental Training

In the past year, the Olympic gold medalist has learned how to overcome adversity and unlock the power of positive thinking using the Restoic App.

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What Is Overtraining Syndrome – And How Does It Affect Athletes?

Symptoms include fatigue, faster heart rate even well after practice, and sore muscles, which can lead to decreased performance.

Phelps Hugs Schmitt For Reasons Far Beyond Swimming

Both Schmitt and Phelps have gone public about their serious struggles with an insidious ugly monster called depression.

How to Be More Fearless During the Main Set

The main set is the meat potatoes of your swim practice. Are you giving it all of the effort that your swimming and big goals deserve?

Shouts From The Stands: Sometimes Holding On Does More Damage Than Letting Go

“This life lesson is something that I am just starting to come to terms with…swimming was what taught it to me.”

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Speaking With Athletes About Mental Health and Wellness

Speaking about mental health is not easy. Most coaches are not trained in the field of psychology, which leaves them feeling uncomfortable …

Mental Health First Aid: Tools and Skills to Help Support Athletes

Why should you add Mental Health First Aid to the list of certifications you already have to take? Simple, because mental health affects us all.

Depression & Anxiety TOOLKIT for Athletes Launched by Champion’s Mojo

Champion’s Mojo hosts Kelly Palace & Maria Parker have launched the interactive toolkit with resources from experts in dealing with depression and anxiety.

What Swimmers Can Do to Be More Focused at Practice

Being able to control your focus means you are going to swim with better technique, get more enjoyment from the process, and ultimately, swim faster.

Fordham Swimmer Dillane Wehbe Opens Up About Mental Health, Suicide Attempt

Fordham swimmer Dillane Wehbe recently shared a post on Instagram opening up about his struggles with depression and his suicide attempt.

Japan Continues To Focus On Athletes’ Mental Health

The subject of mental health is embedded within the Japanese sporting structure in light of the toll a pandemic and Olympic postponement can have on athletes.

BSN Sports Free Webinar: Mental Health With Emily Klueh

Join Klueh, the the US Olympic and Paralympic Mental Health Officer, as she covers “Destigmatizing Mental Health During Competition Postponements”.

Cate Campbell Slated to Participate in AOC’s Well-being Week

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced that sprinting superstar Cate Campbell will be one of twelve athletes participating in Wellbeing Week.