Further exploration of the 'mental engineering' revolution in sports, and beyond.
“This isn’t just about sports. This is about the good of humanity. I mean, we’re getting into some next-level shit here.” (Dr. Andy Walshe, Red Bull’s Director of Human Performance, in Head in the Game)
“This isn’t just about sports. This is about the good of humanity. I mean, we’re getting into some next-level shit here.” — Dr. Andy Walshe, Director of Human Performance, Red Bull This Stuff is all that “next-level shit,” which includes all things “mental engineering,” as found in the Head in...Continue Reading
This is not a story I wanted to put into print, but leaving it out would feel dishonest. When my hunt for This Stuff began about three years ago, it was personal, and many people only opened up after they heard some of my story. It seemed to unlock an...Continue Reading
This week’s guest is two guests: Kenny Anderson and Jill Campbell. Kenny is the former No. 2 overall NBA draft pick. Jill is the director of a documentary that just came out about him. It’s called Mr. Chibbs.Continue Reading
Hello everyone. I’m thrilled to, at long last, give you Episode 001 of the Head in the Game Podcast. I sat down with Steph Curry’s personal trainer Brandon Payne at his Accelerate Basketball facility just south of Charlotte.Continue Reading
“This is almost like a hiddden world of stuff that, if you don’t know about it, then you don’t know anything about it. And that’s really unfortunate. There’s so much power we have, if we have the right tools.” — Dr. Leslie Sherlin, CEO and founder, SenseLabs, which creates technology that...Continue Reading
llo, mate!” Wearing a long, loose white T-shirt, black skinny jeans, and flip-flops, Andy Walshe, Ph.D., an enthusiastic, balding, white-haired Australian with energy for days, strolls into the Red Bull North America headquarters lobby. I’m relieved. It’s February 2016, and I was nervous that Walshe, Red Bull’s director of...Continue Reading