Looking for a back-to-back Superbowl victory, the Seattle Seakhawks openly attribute part of their success to their use of meditation. Mike Gervais, their sport psychologist since 2011, has been leading the team through weekly meditation sessions.
Duke Head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has recently won 1k games, an achievement that puts him atop the leader board in wins. The winning-est basketball coach in men’s Division I basketball has achieved this with a great philosophy on leadership and how to play the game with a strong mindset. In honor of Coach K’s success here are the top ten quotes from Coach K that echo the values he preaches to his players.
A few weeks ago a sensational You Tube video promoting physical activity, minus the judgment, spread like wildfire across the internet. The clip celebrated images of women wiggling and jiggling as they conquered long runs, hipping and hopping to the beat, and moving and grooving to fitness routines. Unlike so many physical fitness campaign ads which have proceeded this particular ad, one thing was different this time around. The video clip was starkly barren of female fitness models lifting massive amounts of weights, or bikini clad women showing off god-like abdominal muscles. The clip focused instead on regular women of varying body shapes, and from all walks of life and fitness level – all of whom clearly love their bodies and enjoy physical activity. The core message of the clip promotes women celebrating their vison of a healthy lifestyle, devoid of societal and self-induced judgment. The clip was entitled, “This Girl Can.”
The Seattle Seahawks went into halftime losing 16-0 to the Greenbay Packers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. The Seahawks had lost the ball four times, and quarterback Russel Wilson was to blame.
Ohio State Buckeyes’ Cardale Jones began the season as the 3rd string quarter back. He was thrust into the starting role in late November after former starter J.T. Barrett fractured his ankle in the regular-season finale against Michigan. Before the season even started, Ohio State lost returning starting quarterback Braxton Miller, a two-time Big Ten Offensive MVP who went down for the season with a shoulder injury.