Diet. It’s all rather confusing isn’t it? There’s so much conflicting advice out there. High carb or low carb? Red meat or no red meat? Gluten or gluten free? To a large extent it depends on your personal goals, whether you’re an avid athlete training for greatness or someone who just want to keep healthy.
Here’s what Olympic athletes and Navy SEALs both do to be the best and achieve mental toughness.
In the Flow is the latest book by world-leading sport psychologist Jonathan Males on performance for winning in canoeing, kayaking and other paddlesports.
When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way.
In my biography on my website, I wrote that the number one thing I learned from racing was: life is not always fair, but fairness does not have to control your ability to be happy or your ability to succeed.
Last summer Double Dutch introduced the Nutron to the market: A slalom paddle made of 2 pieces, instead of 3.
If you train in areas with year-round snow cover, you shouldn’t miss cross-country skiing out of your training plan. It doesn’t matter whether you use a classic or skate technique, or whether you are beginner or advanced skier, cross-country skiing has many health benefits which definitely improve your paddling skills.
Training tips from World Champion Ros Lawrence and how to survive the hot Australian summer.
“Ok, your drone is linked up, let’s start the session now”. Hearing his coach’s voice, the slalom paddler takes smooth powerful strokes away from the bank, not paying any attention to the tiny battery-powered drone that buzzes 5 metres above his head.
In my capacity as a Peak Performance Coach, I have had the great pleasure to work with some of the world’s top female athletes. Some of the athletes I coach are world champions, some are college scholarship athletes and some are high school phenoms-in-the-making.
Over the 2012 World Cup and Olympic slalom competitions, the eighteen chances to stand on the podium were taken by 13 different K1 men and 10 different K1 women.