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A surprising number of professional athletes have attention deficit disorder (ADHD). Data shows eight to 10 percent of all pro athletes have ADHD. This compares to four to five percent of the general population of adults. To learn more about the condition or to take an ADHD test, click here. Here are some of the world …

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How old do you have to be to compete as a gymnast in the Olympics? Here are the rules as set by the International Federation of Gymnastics.

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Is your young gymnast experiencing fear of a skill in the gym? Learn how to help your child overcome fear as a gymnast. Click here for more.

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For more than a century, scientists have studied the psychology behind sports and performance. The study of mental toughness, as an offshoot of that discipline, is a relative newcomer. Here’s how it was developed and who are the luminaries in this short history of mental toughness. Mental toughness provides a way to measure resilience and …

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Gymnast uses mental toughness to win gold

I’m so excited to tell you about Erika. She is a young gymnast who has been working with Mental Toughness Inc. for eight months now. We have focused on coping with the stresses of high performance (lots of elements of risk) routines, and maintaining confidence as the competition-stakes get higher.