Jul 26, 11:00 AM EDT

Adam Klink Talks Mentality & How to Take your Training to the Next Level

Adam Klink, a Rutger Soccer Alumni and Cross-fit Athlete/Trainer, comes on the show to discuss the mentality of training. He takes a deep dive into the mental challenges of being an athlete and how to take your game to the next level. Recently completing the Dave Castro challenge, Adam understands what it takes to be at peak performance. He also touches upon self identity and sport along with the mental struggles that come with injury.

About Ben Ruvo

Ben Ruvo is a student-athlete at Washington College on the East Coast of Maryland and founder of OpenMindGymm — a mental health advocacy group for student athletes. Through his organization, he is hoping to spread awareness of mental challenges faced by today's college students and help fund nonprofits who are making a difference in the space.

About The Line-Up

College athletes have a lot on their plate — maintaining good grades, making it to early-morning practices, traveling to games, attempting to have a social life. Amidst it all, mental health often gets forgotten. Ben and Max Ruvo want to change that.

After fighting their own battles with anxiety and depression, the two college athletes are looking to change the way mental health is addressed in highly competitive athletic spaces. Join them for an ongoing Q&A series featuring fellow athletes, coaches and advocates breaking down their personal experiences and offering advice for young people battling similar challenges.

Season 1 of The Line Up was hosted via YouTube with Ben Ruvo and Derek Gold as hosts. Season 2 is now a podcast hosted by Ben and Max. Find it on Apple, Spotify and other leading platforms.

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