What is focus endurance? Louisa Nicola, a professional triathlete, was in a car accident and told she would never walk or run again. As a trained mathematician, she delved deep into the field of neurofeedback and flow state. Her understanding of the algorithms behind human performance allowed her to make a full recovery. She utilizes these tactics in her athlete mental performance agency: Neuro Athletics. Time to get those neurons fit Spartans!
Neurofeedback and Flow State Lessons:
- Do math - it’s great for your brain!
- Be mindful of the answers you accept
- Visualize your end goal
- Peak performance is achieved in “no mind”
- Train your “focus endurance”
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0:00 Sefra, Joe, Johnny & Joe Di introduce the interview
1:10 Fitaid visit for special offers
1:45 Interview with Louisa Nicola at West Point begins
3:00 Creating new neural pathways with mathematics and neurofeedback
6:00 Conducting a neuro performance test: focus endurance
9:45 Prevention Vs. Bandaid model
11:05 31 Habits of Healthy Spartans: #4 “Add in the Good”
12:50 Fitaid Break
13:45 Interview continues- math & the brain: algorithms behind human performance
15:00 Flow State: “No Mind” - best results with minimal effort
19:00 Focus Endurance
22:20 Training reaction time
25:30 Reacting appropriately
27:45 The brain and how it helps us to survive
31:00 Sefra, Joe, Johnny & Joe Di discuss the interview & how to apply neural training to your day
36:20 Fitaid close
Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Hosts: Joe De Sena with Johnny Waite, Sefra Alexandra and guest host Joe Di
Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra
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