Athletes not only have to train their bodies, but also their brains to achieve peek performance. Professional athletes are always looking for ways to create a state of “mind over muscle” in competition. Recent studies have shown that mindfulness practices can help athletes improve their sports performance by increasing focus and concentration. Mindfulness has also been shown to increase satisfaction in sports performance and may prevent burn-out and injuries.
Want to incorporate mindfulness into your sports training? Start with our worksheet, Mindfulness for athletes.
As always, we like to give you science-based data to back up our claims about the miracle of mindfulness read up about mindfulness and athletic performance studies here.
We wish you twenty minutes of mindfulness every day!