Polo Lifestyles now publishing multiple editions each month
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Polo Lifestyles is a monthly modern luxury publication curated
around the jet-set and glamorous world of professional polo.

August 25, 2018

Do you feel sore, stiff, exhausted, and broken down after every workout? If this is you, or even if this is not you, start paying attention to your recovery tactics with superior attentiveness.
Resistance training and other variations of fitness and athletic training can cause elevated levels of cortisol. Cortisol is a stress hormone that leads to depression and cell destruction (catabolic). Training can also lead to extreme levels of lactic acid...

June 29, 2018

Communication was an area I struggled with up until the beginning of my graduate program back in 2014. Difficult conversations were exactly that: difficult. I avoided them at all costs. I would shut down, close myself off emotionally, hold grudges against people who disagreed with me, and I would typically be left feeling alone, depressed, and frustrated. I realized the importance of communication during one of my classes, when communication was t...

February 26, 2018

Mold Your Mind: Finding your 'Why?' Part II

December 30, 2017

“The obstacle in the path becomes the path.

Never forget, within every obstacle is an opportunity to improve our condition.”

—Ryan Holiday

This quote was pulled from the book, “The Obstacle Is the Way,” by Ryan Holiday. If you haven’t read this book, I highly recommend it as Holiday discusses how to gain an advantage when faced with adversity.

Believe it or not, you are going to be faced with difficult challenges, countless obstacles, and various for...

October 30, 2017

Long periods of travel for tournaments, matches, or even practice require athletes to maintain optimum levels of strength and power. Adjust training volumes to accommodate high-intensity playing in order to protect muscles from breaking down. Muscular breakdown occurs within 72 hours of the last training session. For athletes who are resistance training, skipping resistance training a mere two times a week results in loss of power and performance.

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October 30, 2017

Failure is an inevitable aspect of our existence, but ironically, failure is also essential for success. The most successful individuals in the world didn’t get to the top of the mountain by taking an airplane; they climbed up the mountain, slipped and fell, and sustained injuries along the way. What separates these individuals from the rest is how they respond to failure.

People tend to commit to one of two mindsets: growth or fixed. People with a...

October 1, 2017

We have all heard one of the following about the core…
    ♦ The core is the center of all movements
    ♦ My sport requires high amounts of core training
    ♦ The core is essential for optimal performance
…if you’ve been trained, were/are an athlete, or are currently training. 

Having strength and stability within the core allows athletes across all spectrums to increase performance while decreasing injuries. For spo...

September 2, 2017

Training for the “Sport of Kings,” in the modern day game, does not simply mandate a mallet, a horse and a field. Training for polo means countless hours in the cage, on the field, in the arena and in the gym. Although practicing the sport itself remains at the forefront of training, with each coach bringing their own training techniques and philosophies to their athletes, adding performance training makes a difference in today’s modern polo playe...

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