Video: The Art of Controlling Emotions

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Video: The Art of Controlling Emotions

The idea of controlling emotions seems impossible to some athletes. They believe their feelings of anger or frustration are the direct result of the
events around them, and therefore out of their control.

Supplement Series Part Two: Is it risky to use supplements?

By TrueSport
Did you know supplements aren’t regulated like medications? Did you know that a ‘natural’ supplement doesn’t mean a safer supplement? Did you know that you can’t trust supplement labels? Due to post-market regulation, all supplements come with some amount of risk, which you can learn more about below.

How to Help Athletes Maintain a Positive Body Image After Sport

By TrueSport
When a competitive athlete leaves sport, permanently or briefly to recover from an injury or pursue another activity, it’s normal to feel a mixture of emotions.

Top 3 Nutrient Deficiencies in Teens

By TrueSport
Your young athlete works hard on the field, at practice, in training, and at school—which means their bodies need proper nutrients and fuel to keep up. But with so much going on, it can be hard to prioritize a healthy nutrition plan and that can sometimes lead to certain nutrient deficiencies.

7 Things to Know About Disordered Eating

By TrueSport
Disordered eating covers a large amount of dieting and exercising behaviors—and while it may not be as severe as a full-blown eating disorder, it can seriously affect a young athlete’s health in the short and long term.

Supplement Series Part One: What is a Supplement?

By TrueSport
Many athletes believe they need dietary supplements to perform at their best, but what do you think? Is this trust deserved? While it’s true that some supplements can be helpful in some circumstances, often, the benefits and safety of supplements are overestimated.

How to Regulate and Manage ALL Emotions

By TrueSport
As the parent of a young athlete, you’re probably used to seeing a whole range of emotions, from wild joy to intense anger to devastating sadness. While it’s tempting to try to help your athlete ditch the anger and sadness, it’s actually more important that you let your athlete experience, understand, and move through their range of emotions.

5 Healthy and Easy Meals Made with Chicken

By TrueSport
Chicken is a meal-prep staple for a reason. It’s easy to prepare in bulk and it’s basically a blank slate when it comes to how you want to prepare or season it. You can shift from Taco Tuesday to an Italian-style dish to a curry with the same batch of chicken breasts, so you skip food boredom while making life in the kitchen a lot simpler.

4 Questions to Help Change a Young Athlete’s Negative Thought Process

By TrueSport
As a coach for young athletes, whether they’re in elementary school or high school, you’re going to deal with the emotional rollercoasters that young people experience. A fight with a friend over the weekend can translate to feelings of despair on game day, and stress over a championship game can leave an athlete feeling paralyzed.

Coaching Language Builds Up or Tears Down – What’s the Impact of Your Message? (PDF)

By David Benzel
Every coach has the challenge of working with athletes of varying talents and different work ethics, but one thing is true across the board – the coaching message needs to be positive.