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fmendizabal
May 7th, 2018, 05:14 PM
Has anyone else noticed the benefits of meditation? I started because I read from a book that Phelps did it, and I could have not guessed the positive impact. Being able to focus and relax are just a couple. It improved even my social life (probably because I learnt to relax in many ways). You can take a class virtually (hackself.org) or in person (tm.org). The key is to be consistent. Hope it helps many others!

jrb8025
May 16th, 2018, 02:27 PM
Yes. There is an article on visualization in the current (May-June 2018) issue of Swimmer magazine and here are two classic books on the subject:
Bud Winter's Relax and Win
http://www.budwinter.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Relax-and-Win-Cover-web-200_thumb.jpg

And Aladar Kogler's Yoga for Every Athlete
https://books.google.com/books/content?id=DnE6CgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&img=1&zoom=5&edge=curl&imgtk=AFLRE73GhAyNj5POddHMwsD7aTYy_2BkvkTFhUfNRV5X H6AtHZoDNrAc8GCaGqQw5vyseLsA9XC6_NFlCluTcKN1-roGKqKh0QoWoXXZykPaEqxWaADUe429gOkFkHcXsL6t4VbMHJe 5
https://books.google.com/books/about/Yoga_For_Every_Athlete.html?id=DnE6CgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button#v=onepage&q&f=false