Mind gym an athletes guide to inner excellence

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mind gym an athletes guide to inner excellence

George Washington Carver (Author of How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumption)

George Washington Carver was an American scientist, botanist, educator and inventor whose studies and teaching revolutionized agriculture in the Southern United States. The day and year of his birth are unknown; he is believed to have been born before slavery was abolished in Missouri in January 1864.

Much of Carvers fame is based on his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts and sweet potatoes. He wanted poor farmers to grow alternative crops both as a source of their own food and as a source of other products to improve their quality of life. The most popular of his 44 practical bulletins for farmers contained 105 food recipes that used peanuts. He also created or disseminated about 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house and farm, including cosmetics, dyes, paints, plastics, gasoline, and nitroglycerin.

In the Reconstruction South, an agricultural monoculture of cotton depleted the soil, and in the early 20th century the boll weevil destroyed much of the cotton crop. Carvers work on peanuts was intended to provide an alternative crop.

In addition to his work on agricultural extension education for purposes of advocacy of sustainable agriculture and appreciation of plants and nature, Carvers important accomplishments also included improvement of racial relations, mentoring children, poetry, painting, and religion. He served as an example of the importance of hard work, a positive attitude, and a good education. His humility, humanitarianism, good nature, frugality, and rejection of economic materialism also have been admired widely.

One of his most important roles was in undermining, through the fame of his achievements and many talents, the widespread stereotype of the time that the black race was intellectually inferior to the white race. In 1941, Time magazine dubbed him a Black Leonardo, a reference to the white polymath Leonardo da Vinci. To commemorate his life and inventions, George Washington Carver Recognition Day is celebrated on January 5, the anniversary of Carvers death.
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Sport psychology - inside the mind of champion athletes: Martin Hagger at TEDxPerth

Training Your Brain: 6 Tips for Getting Strong in the “Mind Gym”

Explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through forty lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes, this book helps you learn the same techniques and exercises the author uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item You may have already requested this item.

Gary's lessons and David's writing provide examples of the importance of the mental game. If you want to build mental muscle for the major leagues, read this book. Gary has important lessons to teach, and you'll find the exercises fun and beneficial. In Mind Gym , noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through forty accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes--many of whom he has worked with--you will learn the same techniques and exercises Mack uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle.

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Gary's lessons and David's writing provide examples of the importance of the mental game. If you want to build mental muscle for the major leagues, read this book. Gary has important lessons to teach, and you'll find the exercises fun and beneficial. In Mind Gym , noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through forty accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes--many of whom he has worked with--you will learn the same techniques and exercises Mack uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle. Golfing great Bobby Jones said, "Competition is won or lost on the six-inch playing field between the ears. In Mind Gym , noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack teaches athletes the lessons he's learned about how the mind influences athletic performance as much as physical skill does, if not more so.

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