How To Make Stress Your Friend

How To Make Stress Your Friend

How To Make Stress Your Friend

Sponsored by KAATSU Global, Huntington Beach, California. You cannot sleep…but your swim is the next morning.
You need to sleep…but you toss and turn in bed all night before your swim.
You need to relax…but you are clearly stressed out.
Your heart is racing on the shoreline…but you need to focus on swimming well.
The palms of your hands are sweaty before your race…you can’t find your swim cap…and your goggles are too tight.
Self-doubts are flooding into your brain…but you need self-confidence.
You are worried about swimming as planned. You are worried that all the training you have put in will go for naught.
You fear that you cannot perform at your best. You are clearly stressed out.

But Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D. of Stanford University explains how she views stress and how it can save your life:

Dr. McGonigal is passionate about the benefits of physical exercise. She believes that exercise is the best thing you can do to create health, joy, and resilience. Read more about Dr. McGonigal and her work here.

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