Overtraining syndrome: burned athletes

Overtraining syndrome: burned athletes

The practice of physical exercise produces both psychological and physical benefits. But in some cases hSports steel can also be counterproductiveAnything taken to the extreme can be harmful. Exercise addiction is one such phenomenon that has captured the attention of psychologists, but Lack of freshness He Overtraining syndrome. This syndrome has been observed more in …

The use of concentration routines in competition

The use of concentration routines in competition

To this day it is obvious to everyone the importance of psychological variables in sports performance and experience. It is difficult to explain from a technical or physical point of view that a team considered “small” eliminates a “big” team from the last house. The fact that a team goes from flirting with relegation to …

“Runnorexia”: the modern addiction to running

"Runnorexia": the modern addiction to running

The practice of physical exercise it produces psychological and physical benefits. the currentSpecifically: reduces stress, improves cardiovascular capacity, reduces risk of disease, etc. Therefore, in order to have a healthy life, it is advisable that running or exercising be part of our life, as it is an important component of well-being. But anything taken to …

The role of parents in the sport development of their children

The role of parents in the sport development of their children

The importance of exercise is remarkable at all ages in which it is practiced: from the reduction of the effects of aging to the development of social skills in childhood. And it is at this stage that he is most noticed. But, of course, in childhood one is not completely self-sufficient, so the support of …

Squat Challenge: spectacular legs and buttocks in just 30 days

Squat Challenge: spectacular legs and buttocks in just 30 days

With the lifestyle of modern societies, it is extremely important to stay active and avoid a sedentary lifestyle, because physical exercise brings many benefits to our mental and physical health. The goal of sport must be the health of the person; however, physical appearance is very important to many, and it is not surprising in …

Resilience in the sports context

Resilience in the sports context

Resilience is a concept frequently used by clinical psychology to define this vsa capacity that individuals must rebuild in the face of adversity. However, there is no single way to build resilience and, for example, many studies point out that the ability to deal with stress is a factor that contributes to good athletic performance. …

Reinforcement (positive and negative) in sport

Reinforcement (positive and negative) in sport

Nowadays, in most matches of any sport, we usually hear a lot of signals which may have a positive or negative tinge, from coaches, family members and even the public. It is these external variables that, although seemingly harmless, can come to influence athlete performance. The concept of reinforcement and punishment What is reinforcement increases …

How to regain your motivation in training, in 5 steps

How to regain your motivation in training, in 5 steps

You’ve been training for a while, you’ve achieved some of the goals you set for yourself, but today you suddenly start to notice the effects of demotivation. You don’t even know where to start. Watch the mobile: 12 messages and 3 videos on WhatsApp. Read, view and respond. You enter Facebook, the same and this …

10 reasons to put a sports psychologist in your life

10 reasons to put a sports psychologist in your life

All is not couches and analyzes of statistical data in the world of psychology. Sports psychologists are gaining ground to consolidate a branch of the discipline that gives voice. The figure of the sports psychologist Although the role of sports psychologist it is unknown to many people, few people doubt the importance of psychological factors …

Fitness coach vs personal trainer: psychology in the gym

Fitness coach vs personal trainer: psychology in the gym

While the Personal Trainer is recognized as a benchmark in the fitness industry for optimizing physical results, a new trend is starting to take hold, the Fitness coach or wellness coachtraining in a healthy lifestyle. The fitness trainer helps and inspires you to be the one who sets your own goals and scope. generate powerful …

Sports psychology: a question of magic?

Sports psychology: a question of magic?

In the world of physical activity and sportPsychology is a discipline that still has a long way to go. There is a lot of confusion about the role of psychology and the benefits it brings. In my opinion, despite the progress that sports psychology has made today, its importance has not yet been understood. There …

Goals in sports: how to quickly improve sports performance

Goals in sports: how to quickly improve sports performance

Today, there are many variables that make an athlete evolve within his discipline. We could speak of concentration, motivation, perseverance, dedication or commitment. In this case, we will focus on a way to move forward quickly and efficiently through goal setting. Researchers and sports psychologists and coaches agree that setting short, medium, and long-term goals …

How to motivate young athletes? 14 things to avoid

How to motivate young athletes?  14 things to avoid

One of the biggest current concerns in the field of sport is related to the motivation of young athletes to enable them to realize their potential. There are many professionals (coaches, assistants, managers, doctors, psychoeducators, psychologists, etc.) who from different points of view try to find the basic guidelines to ensure sufficient motivation, with which …

The 14 best exercise routines to do at home

The 14 best exercise routines to do at home

Exercising and staying fit takes time that we often don’t have because of the different activities we do on a daily basis. Also, going to a gym can be a bit difficult to fit into our schedule. But this is no excuse, because from the comfort of home we can perform a series of exercise …

Is it better to run or cycle? The advantages and disadvantages of each discipline

Is it better to run or cycle?  The advantages and disadvantages of each discipline

Many novice athletes or people who are starting the year with the goal of improving their physical condition consider what is the ideal sport activity for its characteristics and needs. Cycling or running: which modality suits me best? It is more than proven that exercise is good for mental and physical health. Rather, the burning …

The importance of humility in sports education

The importance of humility in sports education

Education of values ​​in the sports context that we develop at UPAD Psychology and Coaching generally always evolve by the same contents: respect, camaraderie, responsibility, effort, humility … Most of these values ​​have such an intuitive name that even the youngest to teach them they succeed to give an improvised definition. However, there is one …

Hypopressive Abs: What They Are and How To Perform Them

Hypopressive Abs: What They Are and How To Perform Them

Today, many people go to the gym or play sports at home or outdoors to exercise, maintain physical and mental health, generate endorphins, and maintain and improve their figure. There are many possible exercises to be performed, both aerobic and anaerobic. One of the most commonly worked areas is the abdomen, a part of the …