Dr. Sylvain Laborde of the German Sports University is researching how to develop emotional intelligence training specifically for athletes. “They understood after the first session that they could really get something out of this,” Laborde said of working with an initially reluctant rugby team.
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“You will struggle, you will fall … You will feel all of the work is for nothing, but it will always turn out in the end,” Jacobsen recently told a group of 135 juniors at the International Junior Camp in Sjusjøen, Norway. One of the athletes at camp, Hailey Swirbul recounts the Norwegian National Team member’s message, with an emphasis on happiness and hard work.
A study of competitive female endurance athletes in Denmark showed surprising patterns in diet among those with low energy availability and skipped periods: too much fiber, and not enough carbohydrates. That enables better recommendations for athletes looking to get healthy while not gaining weight.