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How Many Calories Yoga Burns—and Why Its Potential for Weight Loss Goes Way Beyond That Figure

Yoga has gone mainstream. Once thought of as a training routine reserved for soccer moms and granola-crunching free spirits, yoga offers mental and...

Why Mindfulness Is the Athlete's Secret Weapon

The phrase "sports are 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical" is often said—but how often do we take it to heart? Generally, the mental stren...

3 Keys to Success Young Athletes Often Overlook

Young athletes are busy. Between the commitments that come with school, sports, family and friends, the days can fly by in a blur. These hectic sch...

Why Every Athlete Should Read 'The Power of Now'

Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now is "a guide to spiritual enlightenment" as the book leads readers on a journey to find peace in the present moment th...

Solidify Strength Gains With This 3-Minute Cooldown Routine

Gains are not made in the gym. Gains are made hours after the gym, when your body is in recovery mode, refueled, and rested for optimal adaptation. So...

How to Stay Mentally Strong on the Golf Course

Golf has an ironic relationship with time. While it takes around 3-5 hours to complete a round, you're only actually performing a fraction of that time....

How Alex Morgan Gets Her Mind Right Before Games

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team forward Alex Morgan is known for making plenty of noise with her play on the field. The speedy scorer has a penchant...

3 Strategies to Reduce Stress and Increase Athletic Performance

Sometimes the most difficult opponent an athlete faces is stress. Armed with the ability to attack quickly and powerfully, stress can hinder an...

Athletic Benefits of Hot Yoga

Hot yoga is one of the most popular fitness crazes in the last few years, but does it give any benefits beyond regular yoga or other workouts? Hot, or...

Why Pro Athletes are Trying 'Mindfulness Training,' and Why You Should Too

When New York Knicks president Phil Jackson announced his team had begun "mindfulness training" ahead of this season, it probably didn't come as...

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