Psychology | Parenting and Kids

High-School Athletes Are Struggling With Mental Illness - The Atlantic

When high-school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Avoid Choking Under Pressure: Imagine Having Prize & Performing To Keep It – Re

By Christian Jarrett. The mental technique is called "incentive reappraisal" and it's reflected in changed activity in a key brain structure.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Kevin Love Paul Pierce and state of mental health in NBA

Stars such as Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan opening up has been an important step, but the stigma of mental health issues remains alive in NBA locker rooms.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: Student Athletes Often Suffer Sleep Paralysis, Hallucinations In Bed - Study Finds

Despite the many health benefits associated with playing sports, a new study finds that student athletes are prone to sleep paralysis and dream-like hallucinations while waking up or falling asleep.

Politics | Politics

Trump says he'll ask protesting athletes for pardon referrals | Fox News

Amid an ongoing dispute between the White House and professional sports teams over national anthem protests, President Trump on Friday said he was going to welcome suggestions from athletes on potential pardon candidates that they know of.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

The Importance of Sleep for Young Athletes Who Travel

Not only can a healthy sleep schedule boost performance during a game, but it could also protect kids from getting injured.

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

The Best Foods For Athletes — Food Network

As a Sports Dietitian, I find myself constantly saying the same things over and over. “Remember to hydrate.” “Don’t forget to fuel.” Sports nutrition is not a topic that is taught in school, so it’s no wonder that knowledge about these topics

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Simone Biles and Aimee Boorman formed a partnership that goes well beyond gymnastics

The day before the women’s gymnastics team final, a Twitter user suggested Simone Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman were their sport’s equivalent to Walter Payton and Mike Ditka.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Olympic Cover-Up: Why You Won’t See Some Shoe Logos

Although it is unclear how many athletes will be disguising their footwear at the Rio Games, the practice is common at track meets, for various reasons.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Low-Carb for Athletic Performance: Sayonara, Carb Loading?

“Everyone knows” athletes need to fuel with lots of carbs, right? There’s a reason why just about every marathon, century cycling ride and other event that requires pushing the boundaries of human endurance is preceded by a pasta party the evening b