Blog Articles From August 2016

Blog Articles From August 2016

How Laura Trott Beats The Odds To Win Gold

  “When you get in that zone…  Everything slows down.  You just have supreme confidence.  When that happens, you really do not try to focus on what’s going on [around you], because you could lose it in a second. . . . You have to really try to stay in the present, not let anything break that rhythm. . . . You get in the zone and just try to stay here.  You don’t think about your surroundings, or what’s going on with the crowd or the team.  You’re kind of […]...

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Olympian Jack Green On Mental Health Care

Sprint athlete, Jack Green is representing Team GB in Rio and earlier last week qualified to compete in the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles.  Speaking with the BBC shortly after qualifying, Green commented on the mental and physical difficulties of the sport and stated he had made “steps forward” in relation to improving his mental health.  Green previously claimed he had been ‘hard on himself’ with regards to his ranking and believes this contributed to his struggle with depression.  Sometime after the last Olympics, Green made the decision to take […]...

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Positive Effects Of Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go launched in the UK last month, and with more downloads than Tinder and more average daily users than Twitter, it’s safe to say the world has been taken over by pocket monster hunters. With GPS tracking – to play the game – Pokémon Go requires you get out and about.  On your travels Pokémon appear at random with the ability to switch to augmented reality (AR) in order to ‘catch them’ by swiping Pokéballs at the creatures.  Pokéstops exist to supply players with Pokéballs and various game play […]...

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