Best Types of Meditation for Athletes

Article provided by Zhang Xinyue of Create Abundance

Meditation has been heralded as the latest tool in the sports psychology Big Bag of Tricks. The experts are saying that meditation can improve sports performance for athletes in all professions. There’s so much that most people don’t know about this ancient form of natural healing. But once athletes understand all the benefits, they are usually eager to get started. So what are the best types of medication for athletes?

Body scan or progressive relaxation teaches the individual methods of scanning their bodies four troublesome areas. The goal is to learn how to identify the things that cause you stress and how they affect your body. Once you become aware, you can work on alleviating these.

Mindfulness meditation teaches the individual how to be more aware of their surroundings and of what is going on inside them. Once you master this, you can reduce negative emotions, improve your focus and memory and even improve relationships.

Kundalini yoga is an ancient form of meditation that combines deep breathing, movement and mantras. You will need an instructor to learn this and it does take a bit of time but is so rewarding in the end.

Zen meditation is the traditional type used in the Buddhist religion. Begin by finding a comfortable quiet place and focus on your posture and your breathing. As you become better at this, you will learn how to observe the world around you and the activities of others without judgment or anger.

With many years as a well-known spiritualist leader and teacher in her field, Zhang Xinyue is known for a variety of achievements. Her creation of the Abundance system aims to promote a meaningful and straight forward approach to life’s philosophical issues. In 2012, she finished one of her best-selling books, Create Abundance. The book is a collection of quotes containing words of wisdom on how to develop body-mind-spirit cultivation.



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