Training to focus on building mental muscles in athletes. Multiple studies in sports medicine have concluded that mindfulness exercises
can improve athlete performance. One month after players had training in a mindfulness-acceptance-commitment approach or MAC, their problems had decreased compared to players receiving more traditional psychological training. These studies also warn that mindfulness training doesn’t work the same way for everyone. Studies suggest that mindfulness exercises can distress some people by bringing up past trauma.
Mindfulness training in sports may improve performance.