The power of the mind to influence the physical body is astounding and well documented in scientific literature. There are many mental practices that have massive carry over to physical and cognitive performance.
Mindfulness practice– i.e. the act of intentionally bringing conscious awareness to the present task/moment – has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, avoid burnout, and decrease negative health behaviors like binge eating, poor sleep quality, and lack of physical exercise.
XPT Pool Training ‘XPT Water’ offers a rare opportunity to be truly in the moment and to detach from all of the noise that seems to distract us throughout the rest of our day. Repeating the practice several days a week can provide a tremendous amount of stress reduction.