Mindfulness: Focusing On The Now

For this calendar quarter, the NBA Coaches Association’s focus is on Mindfulness and specifically the basic human ability to be present, to be aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and to not be overly reactive or overwhelmed by what is going on around us. Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, and a large group of other legendary NBA contributors share two things in common:[…]

Healthy Hacks to Prepare for the 2017-2018 NBA Season

As we gear up for the start of the 2017-18 NBA season, this NBA Coaches Association health bulletin provides healthy eating and meal preparation suggestions. In coaching, to be successful one must prepare a game plan to take on each opponent. Similarly, by planning your meals and snacks in advance, coaches can achieve increased energy and ensure top[…]

Healthy Tips for the Holiday Season

*On average, people gain between 5 to 10 pounds during the holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. A typical holiday dinner can contain approximately 3,000 calories plus an additional 1,500 calories in appetizers and drinks before and after the big meal. Combined, that’s the equivalent of more than 2 1/4 times the average daily[…]

Are Artificial Sweeteners Helping Your Game? Potential Dangers and Side Effects

Regular Sugar vs. Artificial Sweeteners By now, you’ve probably heard that sugar isn’t great for your waistline, your blood sugar or your long term health. With more information surfacing daily about the dangers of excess sugar, artificial sweeteners have staked their claim in the media as a “healthier” alternative. Artificial sweeteners are found in a[…]

Superfoods For Super Coaches

10 Foods For Staying Healthy She’s done it again! NBA Coaches Association Health and Wellness Consultant Stacy Goldberg has provided 10 delicious and nutritious food options to help Coaches stay healthy and energized.  To ensure you are always at your peak performance level, take a few minutes to digest this valuable and important information as[…]