Mindfulness training has been gaining popularity over the years. "Supported by results both in the lab and in practice with athletes, mindfulness can bring the mind and body together to improve concentration, increase awareness, and enhance athletic performance." Athletes at the University of West Virginia were introduced to the practice after their former Athletic Director saw how it helped the Seattle Seahawks win the Superbowl.
Holly Holm spent her time leading up to the biggest fight of her life preparing mentally and physically. She visualized over and over what the fight could look like. She even previewed the head kick that would win her the title.
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