Food, Mind

Going from 100 MPH to 50 MPH: Tips for the Change of Pace

As a student athlete, you are constantly on the go - practice, school, homework, tournaments, travel, studying, and for many of us also a job and a couple other clubs and extracurriculars... oh and then maybe some time for friends and family. Then there comes the time to transition out. Then what?

Mind

“A Sound Mind in a Healthy Body”: Basic Recipe for a Healthy Brain

Your body and mind are connected by nerve bundles, which move muscles and keep your organs functioning. Sensory stimuli is provided to the brain through these nerves. A healthy brain therefore starts with a healthy body. Athletes have more than likely been focusing on athletic performance, perhaps without even realizing the affect your physical activity has on your brain. For those of us who quit exercising abruptly (perhaps because of an injury, or because of getting so sick of pushing the body for hours, years on end), may therefore not know the affect that a lack of exercising has on the brain.