If pickle ball is now on your schedule, so should a regular exercise program. Sports that require quick direction changes and fast reaction times have very high levels of injury and subsequently require specific training and preparation. So if having fun with friends and satisfying your competitive nature is the goal, you need to do the work.
Another Tom Brady moment - Any fan of football knows that when Tom Brady’s team is behind, the game is not over until the clock says zero.
The questions of Tom Brady and his decision to play football for one more season have provided the pundits endless talking points and the critics plenty of fodder.
In a recent ESPN column titled, Masters 2022: Tiger Woods adds element of joy to his game for his career’s final act, the author Kevin Van Valkenburg, Senior Writer made the statement: “He is — at long last — having fun.” I would argue that Tiger Woods had fun throughout his entire career.
For the champion athlete, losing is painful. It is so painful, that a champion will do anything and everything to avoid losing.
Cycling, can be something fun to do alone or with family and friends or it can be an obsessive timed event from start to finish.
"Worked harder is the deal," Mickelson said. "I just had to work harder physically to be able to practice as long as I wanted to, and I've had to work a lot harder to be able to maintain focus throughout a round. That's been the biggest challenge of late.
A recent article by Bill Murphy, Jr. for Inc. Magazine referenced a quote from 2000 by Jeff Bezos of Amazon. “The truth is: We are, and aspire to be, the Amazon.com of the Internet…” Bezos was responding to the writer David Sheff’s (Playboy Magazine) question asking whether or not Amazon hoped to become the “Wall-Mart of the internet”.
As I continue to write about my research and the path one must follow in order to become the very best in the world of sport, in particular ski racing, it is important to also take a step back and look at our own lives. Since most of us will never be standing at the top of a race course hoping to win the World Cup slalom title or standing on the base line trying to win the US Open Tennis Championship, how do we make the champions approach to sport work in our lives?
The 2020/2021 World Cup Ski season is now over and preparation for the next season has already started. Some athletes will go home and rest and catch up with family and friends, while others will stay on snow to test new skis for the upcoming season. Whatever an athlete decides to do, it is part of the overall plan to get ready for the opening races in October.