Monday September 28th 2020

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 We are talking about Mindfulness in Sport this week. Find a quiet spot, take a deep breath and dive in!

1. Mindfulness with the one and only Mr. Rob Ferrin. A great conversation about our brains, the amygdala hijack and how mindfulness can help us all. 

2. Meditation Coaches, the Next Frontier in Major League Sports.

3. The Rush Podcast with Todd Corbin, author of Mindfulness for Student Athletes sharing top tips to help players, coaches, and parents on how to use mindful awareness and focus to build higher energy levels, confidence, resilience, and performance. 

Have a healthy week 🙂

Monday September 21st 2020

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One for the Girls – Another chat with S&C expert Ian Wilson busting myths about girls and strength, Body Image & Sport and the truth about lifting weights and gaining muscle – please enjoy.

1. Why Girls Should Be In Our Weights Room – interview with Ian Wilson.

2. Does Lifting Heavy Make You Bulky? – tackling the issue that lifting heavy weights makes women bulky!

3. Body Image in Sport – Rhona Lloyd (Scottish Rugby player with 28 caps for her country) talks about how being strong is cool!

Have a healthy week 🙂

Monday September 14th 2020

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This week, let’s get physical! Podcast Interview with our resident Strength & Conditioning expert, Ian Wilson, exercise for IF with Phoebe Medeiros and how do we define an ‘athlete’ – please enjoy.

1.‘Return to Play’ with Ian Wilson – one to listen to for all our athletes!

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Yes – you can gain one ‘IF’ for participating! All students welcome to join (via Mrs Wimbush’s PE zoom link) with Phoebe Medeiros taking the lead.

3. Who is an Athlete? How do we define an ‘athlete’?

Have a healthy week 🙂

Top Tip Tuesday – 24th March 2020

TOP TIP TUESDAY 24th March 2020

  1. TAKE 5 RESET – follow this simple breathing protocol that can be used to alleviate any stress or emotions you may be feeling given our current climate.
  2. Find a Morning Routine That Works for You When You Are Working From Home – Even although we’ve been working from home for many weeks, a check-in as a reminder is a good thing!
  3. This Simple Tip Can Help Boost Your Immune System – and You Can Start Tonight – My favourite topic!

Have a healthy week 🙂