Kristen Konkol, assistant professor of exercise science and I-MOVE coordinator, wrote an article on “Keeping Your Drive: Flourishing as an Athlete During COVID-19” for the Chopra Center.
A canceled season, club, or activity does not need to lead to a canceled identity as an athlete or active individual. Athletes and active individuals can experience a great deal of growth during this unprecedented time of loss.
Konkol describes how athletes and active people can carry forward their fitness by
- Learning from the losses
- Celebrating the wins
- Setting new goals for new seasons
- Relying on your team