Suprfit-Athlete Elli Hachmann

Stress and how it can affect your performance in CrossFit

We know today that we must take care of the body for it to be healthy. No one would ever question whether it’s necessary to brush our teeth every day.We just do it on a daily basis, because we don’t want our teeth to get sick.

Same with our overall health. We don’t just wait to get sick, we proactively cultivate health by getting enough sleep, eating a healthy diet and working out regularly.

Physical health seems like something we have down (for the most part).

Where most of us are having trouble, however, is with our emotional and mental health. We underestimate to which degree our mental health directly affects our physical health. Tight muscles, headaches, backpain, high blood pressure and diarrhea are just the tip of the iceberg.

And in sports we often forget how our mental stability affects our physical performance….

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