“Meditation is as important as lifting weights and being out here on the field for practice,” -Russel Okung, offensive tackle, Seahawks.

Meditation and mindfulness are at a distinct disadvantage as they often are linked to ‘hippy’ like behavior.  If you look at the research and science on it, be it related to productivity or health, the facts are there.  The practice of meditation pays off.  It is the productivity equivalent to walking, inexpensive, easy and beneficial.