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How to Retire as a College Athlete: 5 Things to Consider
The End is Near (and that's okay!)
How to Retire as a College Athlete: 5 Things to Consider

By Catherine Light|May 17, 2022

For most college athletes, their experience competing in the sport will come to an end by the time they walk across the stage at their graduation ceremony. As much as...

Battling Performance Anxiety as a College Athlete
Stay Calm!
Battling Performance Anxiety as a College Athlete

By Ashton Grenon|May 13, 2022

Anxiety is something that no individual asks for or wants. While some athletes use the pregame time to get pumped up and ready to play, others may face performance anxiety....

5 Benefits of Therapy for College Athletes
Tips for Mental Health Awareness Month
5 Benefits of Therapy for College Athletes

By Catherine Light|May 12, 2022

There is a lot of stigma around the idea of therapy and struggling with one’s mental health, especially as an athlete, but it’s not something to be ashamed of. However,...

3 Ways College Athletes Can Avoid Burnout
Mental Health Tips!
3 Ways College Athletes Can Avoid Burnout

By Brendan Duffy|May 12, 2022

It’s easy for athletes to  feel overwhelmed, exhausted and emotionally drained, and you feel as if you can’t keep up with the demands of life. What happens when it all...

10 Ways to Calm Your Nerves at a Swim Meet
Swim Away From Your Fears!
10 Ways to Calm Your Nerves at a Swim Meet

By Kyle Haflich|May 11, 2022

Swim meets can be very stressful at any level of competition. Here are 10 ways that you can calm down and focus on your races. Meditate This tactic does not...

Hitting Snooze: 3 Ways College Athletes Can Fall Asleep Faster
Get those zzzz's
Hitting Snooze: 3 Ways College Athletes Can Fall Asleep Faster

By Madison Machado|May 10, 2022

I’m not sure about you, but I toss and turn for hours before finally falling asleep every night. Shutting your mind off after a long day can be extremely challenging,...

Work/Life Balance as a College Athlete
Student First, Athlete Second
Work/Life Balance as a College Athlete

By Finn Rice|April 26, 2022

Having a healthy life balance can be very difficult as a college athlete.  Here are some ways to help manage your social life, family life, academics, and athletics during your...

Mental Health is Healthcare: The Case for More Sports Psychologists in College Sports
Mind Games
Mental Health is Healthcare: The Case for More Sports Psychologists in College Sports

By Chloe Singer|April 20, 2022

While athletic departments are full of trainers meant to help athletes heal from physical injuries, many fail to adequately address the mental health of student-athletes. The need for increased support...

Work Hard, Play Hard: 30 Ways to Have Fun as a Busy College Athlete
Loosen Up!
Work Hard, Play Hard: 30 Ways to Have Fun as a Busy College Athlete

By Daesha Harper|April 19, 2022

As a collegiate athlete, between practice, competitions, team meetings, travel, and of course, school, your free time is limited. But even with a busy schedule, you should always find time...

Pros & Cons of Different Mental Health Treatments for College Athletes
Be Nice to Your Brain
Pros & Cons of Different Mental Health Treatments for College Athletes

By Daley Craft|April 19, 2022

Almost every college student has faced mental health issues at some point in their college career. Whether it be anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, or depression, it can be difficult for athletes...

3 Quick and Easy Self Care Tips for Busy Athletes
Treat Yo' Self!
3 Quick and Easy Self Care Tips for Busy Athletes

By Daley Craft|April 18, 2022

I’m sure we have all heard the phrase “time is money,” but in reality, time is a lot more than that and spending it wisely is essential. Time management is...

The Weight of Being a Lineman: How Football Diets Can Lead to Health Problems
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The Weight of Being a Lineman: How Football Diets Can Lead to Health Problems

By Chloe Singer|April 18, 2022

Offensive or defensive lineman are commonly instructed to maintain a weight over 300 pounds to have success on the football field. While this may look like an invitation for them...

What It Takes to Be Great: Tara Simpson-Sullivan Shares How She Stays On Top of Women’s Track and Field
You Throw, Girl!
What It Takes to Be Great: Tara Simpson-Sullivan Shares How She Stays On Top of Women’s Track and Field

By Chloe Singer|April 14, 2022

At the top of Women’s Weight (Indoor) and Hammer Throw (Outdoor), Conference USA Field Star and Rice University junior Tara Simpson-Sullivan continues to rewrite the record book. At the Conference...

4 Ways College Athletes Can Cope with Freshman Year Anxiety
Deep Breaths
4 Ways College Athletes Can Cope with Freshman Year Anxiety

By Daesha Harper|April 13, 2022

Experiencing everything that college has in store for the first time can sometimes affect your mental health and well-being. As a college athlete, you are given multiple responsibilities right off...

The Effects of Muscle Gain on Female Athlete Body Image
Gain Train
The Effects of Muscle Gain on Female Athlete Body Image

By Chloe Singer|April 12, 2022

For men, the building of muscle is a sign of attractiveness and athleticism. ‘Gym Bros’ are applauded for their commitment to fitness while brospehina’s, or women who frequent the gym,...

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