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The 7 Biggest Psychological Risks for Professional Athletes

Posted by Matt Gonzales

Oct 18, 2018 9:30:00 AM

The 7 Biggest Psychological Risks for Professional Athletes

 

Many professional athletes live enviable lives. The most successful athletes in the world make millions of dollars, live in extravagant homes, drive expensive vehicles and are adored by countless fans. Plus, they play a sport for a living.

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Topics: Think Deeper, Mental Health

How fitness and overall wellness can combat stress

Posted by Jen Kopf

Oct 11, 2018 9:30:00 AM

How fitness and overall wellness can combat stress

 

The old adage, “The only two things guaranteed in life are death and taxes,” is missing one aspect of life that everyone deals with: stress. Even though stress is something that everyone experiences, we all experience it at different levels and deal with it in different ways. You can’t eliminate stress but there are several ways you can manage it. One of the healthiest ways to combat stress is to exercise.

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Topics: Think Deeper, Mental Health

How Fitness and Overall Wellness Helps Your Anger Management [Article]

Posted by Matt Gonzales

Oct 4, 2018 9:30:00 AM

How Fitness and Overall Wellness Helps Your Anger Management

Anger can be a destructive emotion. When you’re angry, adrenaline glands fill your body with stress hormones, like cortisol and adrenaline, and your sense of reasoning decreases. Anger usually causes your heart rate, respiration and body temperature to increase.

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Topics: Think Deeper, Mental Health

How Fitness Helps Build Strong Parent-Child Relationships [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 27, 2018 9:30:00 AM

 

How Fitness Helps Build Strong Parent-Child Relationships

 

No matter what the reason for exercising — whether training for a marathon or just generally trying to remain in shape — physical fitness has plenty of health benefits. It increases a person’s metabolism, endurance, energy, muscle strength and works off calories and fat.

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Topics: Think Deeper, Mental Health

How Stronglifts changed my life [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 26, 2018 9:21:00 AM

How Stronglifts changed my life


Stronglifts changed my life because it made me believe that I can write decent copy. This might be an unexpected outcome from a beginner lifting program. Learn more in this article write to me via pascal@marathon-Crossfit.com if you are interested.

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Topics: Lift stronger, Think Deeper, Stronglifts 5x5, Fitness, Strength

How Fitness and Physical Health Can Save Your Marriage [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 20, 2018 9:30:00 AM

How Fitness and Physical Health Can Save Your Marriage

Individuals can experience many benefits from having a fitness routine. Aside from staying in good physical health, living an active lifestyle also improves mental health. People often report feeling better after exercising due to the release of the feel-good chemicals known as endorphins.

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Topics: Think Deeper, Mental Health

The Role of Fitness in a Balanced Life [Article]

Posted by Cami Renzoni

Sep 13, 2018 9:30:00 AM

The Role of Fitness in a Balanced Life

 

When you lead a busy life, your days can be incredibly hectic. You may struggle to juggle responsibilities at home and work and end up sacrificing time spent on hobbies or self-improvement just to meet the demands of your overstuffed schedule. Time can feel like a scarce commodity, and when you find a rare free moment, you may be tempted to spend it in front of the television.

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Topics: Think Deeper, Mental Health

How Fitness and Overall Wellness Helps to Improve Your Relationships [Article]

Posted by Matt Gonzales

Sep 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

How Fitness and Overall Wellness Helps to Improve Your Relationships 

Staying in shape isn’t easy. It often requires adhering to a strict daily regimen that might include eating healthy, exercising regularly and getting at least seven hours of sleep each night. The process of achieving and maintaining wellness can be exhausting, but the results are often satisfying.

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Topics: Think Deeper, Mental Health

Focusing on Achievement: How a CrossFit Regimen Helps in Addiction Recovery [Article]

Posted by Devin Golden

Jul 10, 2018 7:55:13 AM

Focusing on Achievement: How a CrossFit Regimen Helps in Addiction Recovery

 

For this article I teamed up with the crew from The Recovery Village. This piece discussing how CrossFit can help in addiction recovery was written by Devin Golden. I never had a serious drug or alcohol addiction, but my parents were both heavy smokers. They did not exercise regularly after their teenage years. My mother took care that I learned the concept of discipline and delayed reward introducing me to Judo.I think this lead to me not taking up smoking in my teenage years. This article sets the context for exercise on a topic that matters. Thanks to Carlos team for contributing and I leave the rest to the professionals. 

 

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Topics: Think Deeper, Fitness

10 colossal Liz Murray quotes that will make you laugh and think [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 29, 2017 10:00:00 AM

30 colossal Liz Murray quotes that will make you laugh and think 

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Topics: Think Deeper