Emotional Resiliency and Mental Toughness – Top 10 Mentally Tough Sporting Stars

10 Amazing Examples of Mind Over Matter

While we often think of our bodies and minds as two distinct entities, it turns out they are much more entwined than we might assume. Researchers are continually finding evidence that the brain has a distinct power to manipulate the body’s physiology. As these 10 examples show, the mind/body connection can work in our favor or detriment, depending on our knowledge of a situation and our ability to control our thoughts…

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Emotional Resiliency & Mental Toughness

 

Take the National Bike Challenge

Last year over 40,000 new and existing riders enjoyed taking part. It’s a great way to challenge yourself, your colleagues, and your community to ride. Whether you’re in it to win, or simply enjoy riding with friends, there is something for everyone during this year’s National Bike Challenge! Sign up today and support a more healthier, more sustainable, and bike-friendly USA…

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The World’s 8 Most Grueling Endurance Events

From sweltering Death Valley to frozen Alaska, these competitions test the limits of even the fittest participants.

No matter what the sport, top athletes are always looking to push themselves to their limits. This drive has led to the creation of competitive events that test human physical limits. In this slideshow, explore some of the most grueling endurance contests on Earth.

We begin with a race across an entire continent — The Race Across America, a 3,000-mile bike race from the Pacific coast of the United States to the Atlantic. Participants may race solo or in teams of two-, four- or eight-person members alternating turns riding…

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Top 10 Mentally Tough Sporting Stars

Mental toughness is what gives sportsmen and women that extra few per cent required to truly excel at the top. Here are ten mentally strong sports stars who seemingly have, or have had, that tough mental edge…

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