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Breathing techniques and improved performance

Each of us has the ability to tap into our innate function – the breath – to increase energy and...

Coach leadership and how it affects team performance

When things go wrong for an athlete or a team, supporters can be very quick to point the finger at...

Mental health needs of elite athletes

Mental illness is probably one of the greatest silent epidemics in our country. It’s a public health issue and now...

Coaching lessons from Alex Ferguson

“I tell the players that the bus is moving. This club has to progress. And the bus wouldn’t wait for...

Leadership today – Team Success and the incomplete leader

No leader is perfect. The best ones don’t try to be – they concentrate on honing their strengths and find...

Former Firmwave CEO to power Metrifit expansion plan

Press Release Former Firmwave CEO and Co-Founder, Fintan McGovern has been announced as Chairman of Louth based health, wellbeing and...

Optimizing the benefits of athlete self-reporting measures

The increasingly scientific approach to sport means that the modern athlete relies on information from a variety of sources in...

Injured Athletes – How do they Cope?

Injury is part and parcel of modern day sport. Whether they are annoying little muscle strains or broken bones, injury...

Genes in Sport

We have often heard or used the phrase “sport, it’s in your DNA”, yet when it comes to sport, this...

The importance of time management skills

The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: “I did not have time” –...

Wake up call for collegiate athlete sleep

Sleep is simply not valued in our 24/7 society. We treat it as a luxury and it’s a necessity. If...

Symptoms of Overtraining

Tough training sessions followed by recovery are a physical requirement for improving athletic performance. But pushing too hard for too...

A look at recovery techniques for the athlete

When dealing with athletic performance there is often a primary focus on training but rest and recovery although often overlooked...

Can Sleep Improve Your Athletic Performance?

The top athletes and players in the world all spend countless hours on the training field, practicing set-plays, improving techniques,...

What should a coach really know about his athletes to help improve performance?

Communication is key in any coach – athlete relationship. The coach needs to know valuable information from his / her...

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