Tag: Ph.D.

Sisu In Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Joanna Zeiger, M.S., Ph.D., a triathlete Olympian and world champion with a formidable athletic history in swimming, running and cycling, is conducting a research study about mental toughness in endurance athletes (The Sisu Study). If you are over the age of 18 and an endurance athlete, you can participate

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It’s All Small Stuff In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Richard Carlson, Ph.D. wrote the best-selling book, Don't Sweat The Small Stuff™…and it’s all Small Stuff and left behind a legacy in print, mindset and a vast amount of online content. While most open water swimmers view their sport in a macro sense - enjoying the outdoors and physical challenge of

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Do You Have A Blue Mind?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D. wrote Blue Mind, a fascinating book that explains the "surprising science that shows how being near, in, on, or under water can make you happier, healthier, more connected, and better at what you do." While open water swimmers intrinsically know this, it is a revelation to people

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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

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