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IOC launches a new online educational platform for athletes - Olympic

IOC launches a new online educational platform for athletes - Olympic | sports science | Scoop.it
IOC launches a new online educational platform for athletes Olympic In addition to already existing sample lessons, those registered can now follow three new exclusive courses entitled Smarter Eating for Better Performance, Can Champions Be Made...
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Among the many apps available sports performance, this one looks interesting and has the credibility of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Go check it out!

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How To: Structure a Diet for GAA Players - LiveGaelic

How To: Structure a Diet for GAA Players - LiveGaelic | sports science | Scoop.it

How To Structure a Diet for GAA Players

But for guys who are sitting around 12% body fat for example, the nutrition and training needed to get really lean will negatively impact performance once you reach a certain point.

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This is a good article on Sports Nutrition from Ireland. Good points on good carbs vs bad carbs (you may be surprised)  and supplements.

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Athletes using meditation to improve performance - Philly.com

Athletes using meditation to improve performance - Philly.com | sports science | Scoop.it
Philly.com Athletes using meditation to improve performance Philly.com Along with his teammates, Frazier, the team's all-time leader in assists, has found that practicing mindfulness meditation - focusing on the breath with his eyes closed and...
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The brain runs all of our functions, our thoughts, our feelings, our movements and reactions, just to name a few. I believe that learning how our brain works and how to have it work for you instead of you work for it is key to any high performance activity. Mindfulness and meditation is the path to learning how to have more control over your brain function by simply being aware and learning how to observe. Hopefully, this article will peak your interest in learning more about it.

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