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    count the full 108 rounds of the practice session. Since you were having to keep count of the rounds, this did not allow you to enter the flow state of mind. Instead, you had to constantly work to remember where you were in the count. Is There an App for this? The discussion naturally led to the idea of creating an app specifically designed for the Sun salutations, one that would keep track of the rounds for you. At the same time, we talked about the idea of using the FocusBand trainer to help the user more fully experience the ideal flow stated during their yoga practice, something that had never been done before. From this initial conversation, the concept of YogaBrain® was born! Lessons Learned on the Golf Course Fast forward to the 2009 LPGA tour in both Australia and Japan. In working with players on both tours, Henry noted that during the practice sessions, the players were focused on their shots and performed exceptionally well. However, once they were actively engaged in tournament play, their performance seemed to suffer. What Henry found was that the players were able to enter and maintain the mushin or flow state during practice, but that the stress of actually being in competition caused them to no longer be in this state of mind. Instead, they allowed stress and worry literally destroy their performance. After searching for a device to help with this and finding nothing that worked, Henry and his team developed YogaBrain® an app specifically designed to be…

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  • Female Athletes: Should They Be Paid Equal?

    As wikipedia.org mentioned, “Throughout the world, most top female athletes are not paid, and must work full-time or part-time jobs in addition to their training, practices and competition schedules. The WNBA pays the top women players 60 times less than top men players. The minimum salary for a female basketball players in the WNBA is $38,913 and the maximum salary is $109,500. The minimum salary for a male player in the NBA is $525,093 and the maximum is $16.407 million. So, even if the female…

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  • Transgender Fighting In MMA

    Richards of the right to play tennis professionally in the U.S Open (Rose 3). In 2008, Lana Lawless, a professional golfer who underwent gender reassignment surgery to become a woman in 2005, won the Women’s Long Drivers of America (LDA) competition by hitting the golf ball more than 250 yards. In 2010, the Women’s Long Drivers of America (LDA) and Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) changed it’s rules to require participants to be “female at birth” to participate. After the change of…

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  • Women's Rights In The 1930s Essay

    about clothes; not a past,current, or future competition she will participate in. A lack of funding only makes this worse, as USA Today reports that “for every $1 spend on women’s college sports, $3 is spent on men’s, with women receiving only 38 percent of scholarship funds and 27 percent of recruiting funds” (7). To add on to this injustice, ESPN devotes only 1.4% of all air time to women sports (7). This lack of attention could drive this behavior of “money follows the attention”, as…

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  • Spectator Sports In The 1940s

    Women playing golf became so big they eventually got their own Organizations. “The two most well known organizations for golf were the Women’s Professional Golf Association (WPGA), and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), established in 1949.” (Gray 4) Basketball was also a spectator sport that became one of the most popular sports in the 1940s. “Two big organizations were established in the 1940s, the Basketball Association of America (BAA), established in 1946, and the National…

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  • Summary Of Two Ways A Woman Can Get Hurt By Jean Kilbourne

    Gender refers to the socially-constructed roles of and relationships between males and females, which is not based on biological differences. The roles are a imperative in this construction for parents and the media, especially in the area of sport. Since sports were invented, there is a controversial issue about gender in sports. In the early years, only men were played the sports, and the things that women could do were sit on the sidelines and watch. However, things had have a change over the…

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