Proper recovery can increase and improve motion in your joints, increase blood flow, and decrease feelings of stiffness. Other potential benefits of stretching can include reducing delayed onset muscle soreness, increasing athletic performance and reducing the risk of tendon or muscle tears.
Holistic nutrition is that one’s health is an expression of the complex interplay between the physical and chemical, mental and emotional, as well as spiritual and environmental aspects of one’s life and being.
Holistic education is a comprehensive approach to teaching where educators seek to address the emotional, social, ethical, and academic needs of students in an integrated learning format.
Mindful athletes may have heightened awareness and acceptance of internal and external stimuli that may allow them to devote their attention and energy to their athletic performances. Being mindful can also help athletes enjoy their sports, which can reduce the potential for burnout.
Coaching with a concern for athletes’ holistic development and well-being means taking into account the personal, emotional, cultural and social identity of each athlete and how this identity influences sport development and performance. This is true across the athlete development spectrum—from young children to masters athletes.
Here at The Togethership our job as coaches is not only to influence our athletes in the short time we have with them, but to create an impact that can last a lifetime. The holistic approach shows you that things like wins, effort and attitude will take care of themselves.