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Restoring Balance: Yin Yang Training

Written by Jemma Clarke
Whether you're just starting out your fitness journey or an athlete hoping to maximise your results; a well-rounded training programme is essential. Training programmes are important as they structure your workouts helping to optimise performance and boost physical-emotional well-being (Mandolesi et al, 2018). They play a crucial role in fitness regimes helping to set clear and specific goals (Kasper, 2019). Though a lot of people do exercise, many are guilty of repeating the same workouts. While it is necessary for an athlete or fitness enthusiast to train specifically towards their goal, focusing solely on one form of exercise may result...
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Believe Perform and Mind’s physical activity team have teamed up as part of a pilot project to develop resources to support people with mental health problems to return to physical activity post lockdown. Mind use the power of sport and physical activity to raise awareness, tackle mental health stigmas and...
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We are pleased to announce the launch of our new partnership with World Lacrosse. This is an exciting time for us as not only will we be supporting more athletes and coaches to build positive mental health habits but we also have an opportunity to reach individuals and NGBs on...
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Today we are proud to announce the launch of our brand new partnership with USA Rugby. As part of this exciting partnership we have joined forces with USA Rugby to become their official Performance Psychology, Well-Being and Mental Health Provider to their National Teams and registered members. Mental health support...
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Today we are proud to announce the launch of our partnership with USA Field Hockey. For the last 8 years our mission has been focused around supporting the sport community with high quality performance psychology and mental health content.  Three key audiences which have been at the heart of our focus...
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We are proud to announce the launch of our brand new partnership with SportsAid. For the last 8 years we have focused on supporting the sport community to learn how to build positive mental health habits. Athletes and parents are two key audiences who have been at the heart of...
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Everyone aspires to feel fulfilment (5). Through life you will face challenging situations which are demanding and stressful. Every athlete fails, gets injured, experiences negative life events and retires. Some individuals have the capability to overcome these challenges, and others cannot cope and they suffer. The athletes that do not...
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We are proud to announce the launch of our brand new partnership with UK Coaching. Since launching in 2013, supporting and caring for the sport community has been at the heart of what we do. Providing free and accessible performance psychology and mental health content is important for us to...
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Rational beliefs:  “It will be pretty tough for me for the next few days, but I will get over it, I will be fine...There are a lot worse things that can happen in your life. Shooting a bad score in the last round of a golf tournament is nothing in...
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According to Nicholls’ (1984) individuals are either task-involved; meaning they are concerned with their own personal improvement and they seek skill mastery, or ego-involved, in which they judge their own success in comparison to others. Existing literature (see Cury, Biddle, Sarrazin, & Famose,1997; Van-Yperen & Duda,1999) shows that there is...