Mindfulness is a state, one where we are grounded and more able to rationally converse with our negative thoughts. Meditation is a tool that can help us achieve this. As athletes mindfulness can help increase our chances of achieving a flow state, which is associated with higher levels of athletic performance.
Alexandra Orfanides, a Soft Tissue Injury specialist, brings a scientific perspective to recovery and managing injury risk. From how hyper-mobility and the menstrual cycle can impact injury risk, to practical tips for pre and post training to help our muscles mobilise and repair.