Five Super Quick Mindfulness Tips for You
I have a few more mindfulness tips for you when you are at a skatepark or wherever you want to ride that day. You can use these tips in your everyday life to help you combat any anxious or nervous moments.
Mindful Bike Maintenance
As a BMX rider, I sometimes need to remember to take care of my bike. To be fair, the whole sport is based on us trying hard to destroy our bikes. Our bikes then need a little TLC, and we can do so mindfully.
The Loading Bay, Glasgow Mindful BMX Session
BMX Aware will return to The Loading Bay in Glasgow on Sunday, 28th May, at 10 am. The sessions costs £5 for 2 hours, and you get free bike and helmet hire included in the price. Practising mindful BMX at the skatepark can greatly enhance your overall experience and improve your riding skills. Mindfulness involves…
3 Inspiring Mindfulness Secrets For Your Life
So, if you are here, I am guessing that you are contemplating trying mindfulness, or maybe you have already tried and are wondering if you are making mistakes. The good news is that we all make mistakes, which takes us to number one on the list.
I’ve probably talked about this before, but skateparks can be a great place to raise your anxiety levels. Many moons ago, I managed to bash my head, and it has given me a lot of issues in the intervening years. Migraines, nausea, mental health, I’ve been there and bought the t-shirt, so I took a…
Pain Relief: A Meditation for BMXers
As BMX riders, we are liable to have a slam occasionally. The slam may sometimes come with a small dose of pain. Rather than just grabbing some painkillers, what if we tried to use the power of our mind through meditation to ease our pain and reframe how we are feeling?
A BMXers Present Moment Meditation
As BMX riders being in the present moment has multiple benefits for us, and is one of the key reasons we practice mindfulness. Being in the moment helps us to be healthier and happier, both of which help contribute to a better session, which is further supported by feeling more energised if we practice staying…
A Calming Exhale Guided Meditation
Controlled breathing has been shown to have remarkable effects on your nervous system and can help you release stress. As BMX riders, we can often put ourselves into stressful situations and being able to control that stress and anxiety is a great idea, so here is a guided calming exhale meditation.
Is BMX Art?
Many people will tell you that BMX is a sport, and if we look at the original Olympics, we can see that race BMX would be. Freestyle BMX would not be in their definition. In the original Olympics, a sport could only be judged objectively. First, across the line is the winner. Freestyle BMX has…
Today, I will take a flyer on this blog and talk about clothing and mental health. I ride BMX, and to support the culture; I’ll wear clothing by brands I identify with. Sometimes, I feel that this raises expectations of my abilities. I know this is in my head, and in reality, nobody cares. It…