I'm a clinical and sports psychologist in the Austin area--check out my blog, www.psyched2win.com. Over the past 8 years, I've worked with athletes at all levels of competition from high school to professional/elite. About five years ago, after I had neglected my physical health for several years, I herniated a disk in my back that ended up being the best thing that could have happened
I'm a clinical and sports psychologist in the Austin area--check out my blog, www.psyched2win.com. Over the past 8 years, I've worked with athletes at all levels of competition from high school to professional/elite. About five years ago, after I had neglected my physical health for several years, I herniated a disk in my back that ended up being the best thing that could have happened to me. It forced me to take a good, long and honest look at myself in the mirror, and I didn't like what I saw. I was overweight, out of shape, I had an extremely unhealthy lifestyle that included excessive alcohol consumption, and I jsu wasn't very happy. I re-committed myself to exercise and fitness. I lost about about 50 pounds back then and felt great.
At a friend's suggestion, I started p90x in January 2011 and fell in love with it immediately. I have been recommending it to patients in my general clinical psychology practice, with great results. I also committed myself to the diet program, and lost 15 pounds. I now weigh what I did as a junior in high school, and am probably am in the best shape of my adult life. At 42 years old, I am looking to make improvements in my overall level of fitness, scare off age-related aches and pains, and remain competitive against the 20-somethings in the city of Austin flag football leagues in which I've been playing over the last 20 years.
Over the past year, I've done p90x, Insanity, Asylum, and am doing my own hybrid of p90x/Insanity/Asylum/One on One vol 3. I'm anxiously awaiting p90x2, and also supplemental workouts to Asylum. Can't wait----bring it baby!
As a sports psychologist, I'm often in the position of giving injured athletes advice about being patient with the recovery/rehab process and to reframe their injuries NOT as an undesired event or More ...
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