A Mindful Lift – Benefits of Mindful Meditation in Strength and Conditioning – Part 1

by Elizabeth Hope, Meagan Wilson, and Brian Gearity, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D, FNSCA
NSCA Coach January 2021
Vol 7, Issue 3

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In the first of a two part series, this article explores the possible benefits for strength and conditioning coach development and discusses how mindful meditation can improve reflective practice and the coach-athlete relationship.

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