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Understanding Lifestyle, Health and Well-being

Monitoring the Well-being of Participants and Yourself

Fifteen Ways to Improve Coach Well-being

Explore inutitive examples of ways to boost well-being, prioritise physical and mental health and take the time to focus on yourself

INFOGRAPHIC

Ways to Boost Physical and Mental Health

Consider the importance of looking after yourself with the 'Five Ways to Well-being' as a starting point for this vital process

EXPERT OPINION

How to Improve Coach Well-being: Notice More

Discover top tips to help you become more self-aware and mindful

TIPS

How to Improve Coach Well-being: Connect with Others

Consider top tips to help you connect with others

TIPS

Coach Well-being: Taking Time for Yourself

Learn about methods to improve well-being and consider what works for you

WEBINAR

Helping Coaches Improve Their Mental Well-being through Exercise

Discover six top tips for coaches interested in looking after their own mental well-being

TIPS

Adding Mindfulness Practice to Your Daily Routine

Consider top tips for developing a mindfulness practice

TIPS

Mindfulness Practice Can Improve Well-being

Explore the concept of mindfulness and its role in self-care

EXPERT OPINION

Self-Care in Coaching

Consider the importance of looking after yourself in and out of training and competition

VIDEO

Mental Health

Promoting Good Mental Health Through Coaching (Part 1)

Understand what mental health is and the barriers faced by those living with a mental health problem

INFOGRAPHIC

Promoting Good Mental Health through Coaching (Part 2)

Find out how to use the CARE acronym to promote good mental health through your coaching

INFOGRAPHIC

Promoting Good Mental Health through Coaching

Explore a helpful framework to ensure that you keep your participants' brains as healthy as their bodies

VIDEO

Physical Activity and Mental Health: Exercise is Good for the Mind

Consider the huge impact that physical activity can have on mental health and well-being, making it clear that emotional support is just as important as technique-based tips

EXPERT OPINION

Exploring Our Duty to Care as Coaches

Consider your Duty to Care and the importance of building practical and sustainable strategies to care for the people you coach and yourself

WEBINAR

Person-Centred Coaching Key to Improving Mental Health

Read about Charlotte Rudden's decision to join a running group for people living with mental health issues and its positive effect

STORY

Delivering Change through Good Mental Health

Discover why raising awareness of mental health is key to delivering positive, long-term change

STORY

Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness

Watch an animation on mental health and how to promote it through coaching

EXPERT OPINION

Mental Health in Coaching

Learn how to understand and maintain your own mental health - vital to your performance as a coach as supporting others can have a significant impact

EXPERT OPINION

Creating a Balanced Lifestyle

Understanding Sleep Environment and Sleep Hygiene

Explore key insight into the factors that can influence a bad night's sleep and how to tackle them

GUIDE

7 Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep

Learn how to improve your sleep habits and combat cycles of bad sleep

TIPS

Establishing an Effective Sleep Environment

Consider ideas to ensure that your sleep environment is conducive to good sleep

TIPS

Guidelines to Help Improve Sleep Hygiene

Explore advice on sleep hygiene recommended by Professor Jason Ellis of Northumbria University

INFOGRAPHIC

Sleep Factors to Build into a Healthy Plan for your Athletes

Discover six tips to ensure that your participants are well rested

TIPS

Sleep on it: The Science Behind a High-Performance Kip

Explore why sleep is important to overall health

EXPERT OPINION

Nutritional Literacy

Understanding the Role of the Coach in Nutrition

Learn how you can support your athletes with nutrition and enjoy practical steps to guide the development of 'food literacy'

INFOGRAPHIC

What is Food Literacy and Why is it Important?

Learn about the concept of food literacy and why it is a useful tool in holistic development

EXPERT OPINION

Adding Food to the Mix

Consider the approach taken by British Cycling's Talent Development Pathway in developing nutritional literacy of coaches

VIDEO

What are the Signposts to Poor Nutrition Behaviours?

Consider 'poor behaviours' to look out for in your athlete's eating habits and behaviours

INFOGRAPHIC

Risk Factors Associated with Nutritional Supplements

Benefit from advice on helping participants be better informed about consuming unfamiliar or over-the-counter pills and powders

GUIDE

Understanding Supplements: Dangers and Benefits

Consider how some varieties of supplements, in conjunction with a healthy diet and consumed in moderation, can be beneficial

GUIDE

Hydration

Understanding Hydration: Considerations for Working with Athletes

Explore the importance of hydration and how a lack of hydration can have an impact on health and performance

GUIDE

Developing a Hydration Plan

Find out how to support the people you coach to maintain good hydration, including through role modelling good practices and ensuring water is available during sessions

GUIDE

Hydration Guide: Are You Above the Line?

Consider this simple method for recognising whether you're adequately hydrated and share it with the people you coach

INFOGRAPHIC

Unlocking Good Hydration: Start with Understanding Sweat

Consider the importance of taking the time to help your clients understand hydration and earn how to build a working strategy specific to individuals

GUIDE

Understanding Energy Drinks and Sports Drinks

Learn the difference between energy drinks and sports drinks and the key issues with children and young people drinking energy drinks regularly

GUIDE