Training, nutrition and lifestyle all greatly influence health and performance. But another – often neglected – factor is just as important, if not more so: mindset. After all, you can be the most talented and hard-working individual but be derailed by a poor mindset. It’s our hope that within these pages you find relatable, easy-to-action advice and research which you can use to boost your mental game and fulfil your potential
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What to do if your event is cancelled
As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the world with immense social and economic fallout, the cancellation of athletic events feels like an insignificant loss. But for athletes who’s spent weeks and months training for an event, it’s a tough pill to swallow. Here’s how to move through this stage and emerge a better athlete for it.
Visualisation – 4 effective techniques
Alongside goal setting, visualisation is the most practiced mental tactic top athletes utilise. Discover the benefits of visualisation and how you can give it a go.
How to exercise when you’re feeling low
If you’re suffering with seasonal affective disorder, are depression or even just feeling a little bummed-out, exercising when you’re minds not in it is hard.
3 mental tricks to turn your race around
We’ve all been to the well mid-race. You want to stop, the end seems impossibly far and you want to pack it in. Here’s 3 tricks to turn your mind around to get back on track.
10 ways to keep running when you want to stop
Simple and actionable, here’s 10 things to say / do next time you want to bail on your run.
Motivational self-talk for athletes – 6 tips to get it right
Pro athletes are well aware of the power of self-talk. The practice is religiously in training and racing with substantial results – see why they do it and, most importantly, how you can adopt this free gain.
Mindfulness for athletes
Mindfulness is growing at a phenomenal rate. Business people, parents, athletes, coaches – mindfulness has the potential to improve everyone’s lives. It’s been shown to reduce depression, anxiety and insomnia and boost a number of key health markers. Here’s how to do it.
Endurance mindset: think big for huge results
Looking for big results? Then you need to be able to visualise them. Doing so will help bring them into fruition.
Goal setting – 7 ways to achieve big dreams
Fundamental to success in every walk of life, being able to effectively set goals is a core trait of top business people, elite athletes and lifestyle gurus.
5 mental tricks to maximise training effect
Training effect impacts measures the impact each training stimulus has on your body. Whether you’re an elite cyclist or amateur bodybuilder, knowing the strain you’re placing your body upon will help guide your training. Here’s 5 mental tricks which will help you maximise the training effect of each session.
Maranoia – understand and beat your biggest race day enemy
You’ve spent days, weeks, months, even years preparing for the big day. Don’t let the irrational fear of maranoia derail your destiny – keep in track with these handy tips.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – how to beat the winter slowdown
Winter is without doubt the harder time to keep healthy and in shape. This guide should help you overcome SAD symptoms and see you bright eyed and bushy tailed come spring.