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carl lewis

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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young gymnast

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.

Vince Lombardi

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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Be Strong

Today’s motivational meme: The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada becomes the first woman to ever make a grand slam tennis final, in only her second full season on the WTA tour, and she did it in style beating 7-6, 6-2 over Simona Halep.   Just last year the Globe and Mail ran a story on Bouchard in which she described …

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