AREAS OF INTEREST: IMAGERY, BEHAVIOR REHEARSAL, GOAL SETTING, MIND/BODY, STRESS MANAGEMENT. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Everyone experiences the doldrums. Adversity can strike hard, or it may gradually drag you down. You have a choice. You can give in to it and experience a slow decay, or you can fight back and win. Giving in requires no effort. It is easy. You simply … [Read more...] about IMAGERY HAS BEEN PROVEN TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE.
Body and Motivation
AREAS OF INTEREST: MUSIC, DISCIPLINE, MOTIVATION, HABITS, PROGRAMS, MOTIVATION, GOAL SETTING. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Research has demonstrated that music can affect concentration, endurance, muscle tension, blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing. Music increases positive emotions and lifts spirits by stimulating neurochemical changes associated with healing. … [Read more...] about MUSIC IMPROVES FITNESS PERFORMANCE
AREAS OF INTEREST: SUCCESS, ACHIEVEMENT, GOAL SETTING, DISCIPLINE, WORK ETHIC, MENTAL TOUGHNESS. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Success in our society is measured by achievement Reaching lofty goals seems easy for some; until we peer behind the scenes. Consider doctors, lawyers, and professional athletes. We sometimes forget how hard they worked in the classroom or on … [Read more...] about YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL. YOUR FIRST STEP BEGINS TODAY.
AREAS OF INTEREST: PERIODIZATION, OVERTRAINING, VARIETY, CROSS-TRAINING, REST, RECOVERY. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D As recently as a decade ago sports relied heavily on information passed down from competitor to competitor. To lose body fat it was suggested to guzzle soft drinks. We were told, "They burn up the fat". We were advised to eat a concoction of raw egg and … [Read more...] about PERIODIZATION IS FOR EVERYONE: VARY THE INTENSITY OF YOUR WORKOUTS FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE.
AREAS OF INTEREST: MOTIVATION, HABIT, TRAINING, DESIRE, GOAL SETTING, GIVING UP, TRYING. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Sometimes there may be no goal. No competition. Nobody to impress. No motivation. Try something different. Aquajogging is an exciting new workout. Check out our Aqua jogger on this web site. Any activity is exercise. Your spouse, coach, or … [Read more...] about NOBODY CAN MOTIVATE YOU. MOTIVATION COMES FROM WITHIN.
AREAS OF INTEREST: SLEEP, RELAXATION, INSOMNIA, SLEEP DEPRIVATION, FOCUS, CONCENTRATION. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D The quality of your sleep affects your workouts. And your workouts affect your sleep. At the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Herb Perez, a member of the United States Taekwondo Team, was preparing for his debut in the Olympics. Herb … [Read more...] about LACK OF SLEEP HAS CAUSED CATASTROPHE. SOUND SLEEP BRINGS OUT YOUR BEST