Author: Felipe Almeida
WheelPower’s Podcast (Ep. 01): Self-monitoring with Ms. Jinglu Jiang
We are super excited about the start of our new podcast project. In our channel, we will interview and discuss with different athletes, coaches, and experts in various fields about topics related to endurance sports, with a special focus on running, swimming, cycling, and triathlon. We truly hope you enjoy! In this first episode, we […]
How to mentally deal with an amazing talented opponent
Last week, one of my Jiu-Jitsu friends from Brazil sent me an article about super talented sparring partners that culminate on an interesting discussion. The discussion made me reflect that issues of comparison with others can be found everywhere and not only in martial-arts or any other one-on-one type of competition. All of us have […]
How thinking about death can liberate you from most of the stressors that are affecting your performance.
Acceptance leads to liberation. Let's talk about stress, arousal, anxiety and fear and how all of this relates to contemplating Death.
Listening to your body can improve your performance.
Energy effiency is a key factor in endurance sports. But how can the connection between body and brain influence on athletes' performance? Why so many athletes are looking for mindfulness and meditation training?
The science and technology behind the new records in sports.
The athlete as a brand
Let's be honest, performance is not the only predictor of success in sports anymore.
Faster, Better, Stronger?
From TED talks: When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David Epstein points out in this delightfully counter-intuitive talk.