Train — EAT — Rest.
That’s the foundational triangle of sports performance, and the best athletes in the world know it very well.
You can watch Rocky I, II, III, IV, V, VI and its spin offs 16 million times and love that eternal training and think that you have the eye of the tiger, so training more and more makes your preparation better and better, but it doesn’t. If you want to perform, you need to learn what, when and how much you should rest and EAT.
Major League Soccer is losing another of its best coaches to Mexico.
Earlier this week, Atlanta United’s Tata Martino reportedly agreed to a four-year contract to coach the Mexico national team. Now, FC Dallas’ Óscar Pareja is leaving the states for Liga MX side Club Tijuana, according to reports from Ives Galarcep.
In the rom-com/drama “500 Days Of Summer,” Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character is convinced he’s found The One in Summer, played by Zooey Deschanel. They date for nearly a year before she breaks up with him, sending him into a spiral of depression. It’s not until 500 days after they started dating that JGL’s character really gets over Summer when he meets a new gal, Autumn.
The U.S. men’s national team sure could use a Spring.
There was, admittedly, very little footballing action on Wednesday. Qatar shocked Switzerland 1-0 in an international friendly and the U-17 Women’s World Cup continued in Uruguay (the U.S. beat nine-woman Cameroon 3-0), but that was about it.
Oh, and there were a couple of matches in Ascenso MX, Mexico’s second division — namely one involving Diego Cam.
According to Univision, Gerardo “Tata” Martino is set to become Mexico’s manager on a four-year, $8.8 million contract directly following Atlanta United’s playoff run.