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    Motivation to Move-The Mental Game

    Written by Addi Freiheit You can see almost everything it takes for an athlete to perform. Almost. You can see their muscles flex and contract with every movement. You can see their long strides as they sprint around a track or across a field. You can see their eyes track the ball and focus on the goal right before they score.  What you cannot see is their minds racing to think three steps ahead, tracking the other players or attacking the mental hurdle called fear. At a sporting event, the audience unknowingly watches the result of extensive physical and mental training.  ATHLETE IQ Freshman finance major Enrique Montana III plays…

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    Motivation to Move-The Comparison Trap

    Written by Addi Freiheit  “Looking good naked is a great side effect. I mean, people love that. It’s not what should be your priority of exercising, if that makes sense,” freshman business marketing and military science major Cameron Huelin said.  Looking at Huelin, that sentence might surprise you. Huelin is currently on scholarship at Biola University through the Reserve Officer Training Corps and regularly practices CrossFit – an exercise practice that includes high-intensity functional movements. Simply put, Huelin is buff. But while Huelin carries his bulk of muscle with the utmost confidence, wisdom also marks his stride.  “I think healthiness and happiness are intertwined. And I know I for one…