Monthly Archives: July 2012

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Dehydration Affects Mental Toughness and Performance

Up to 75% of the body’s weight is made up of water; thus, staying hydrated is an important component of increased performance and staying on top of your mental game. Hydration is needed to sustain performance and is decreased through intense exercise and sweat (Online Mental Trainer, 2011). Intense exercise and sweating can lead to [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:59+00:00By |Dr. Brad's Blog, Mental Toughness, Mental Training, MTI Blog|Comments Off on Dehydration Affects Mental Toughness and Performance

The Underdog Mentality

To some, being the underdog might be considered a position of weakness. In fact, it’s exactly the opposite. An underdog can take a “nothing to lose” attitude that tends to promote less nervousness, pressure or tightness. The result… more zone experiences! Through adversity we all learn more about what it takes to perform well. In [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:59+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Skills, MTI Blog, Sport Psychology|Comments Off on The Underdog Mentality

The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

By Dr. Bob Neff (Based off of an article by Isabel Shaw, FamilyEducation.com) Homeschooling is becoming more popular every day, with a growth rate of 7 to 15 percent per year. There are about two million children currently learning at home. Homeschooled kids do well on standardized tests, are welcome at colleges and universities, and [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:59+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Skills, MTI Blog|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

Why Physical Training Is Not Enough

There’s a big misunderstanding about mental training that I hear most every day: “all you need to be mentally tough is long hours in the gym.” Obviously 25-35hrs a week of “deliberate practice” is critically important to gymnastic success, but is physical training really all you need? The mission of Mental Training, Inc. (MTI) as [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:59+00:00By |CAP Program, Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Coach, Mental Skills, Mental Toughness, Mental Training, MTI Blog, Online Mental Trainer|Comments Off on Why Physical Training Is Not Enough

“Weight Loss” is a Mental Game (Part 2)

Solutions for Your 10 Biggest Threats “Weight loss” programs fail for those who don’t realize it’s just a big mental game. As we talked about last month, weight loss is of interest to hundreds of millions of people, but the term itself is a pretty lousy one. We should be more concerned with getting healthy [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:59+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Skills, Mental Training, MTI Blog, Nutrition & Health|Comments Off on “Weight Loss” is a Mental Game (Part 2)