Winning the mental fitness marathon

Winning the mental fitness marathon

Our guest expert for this episode, Dr. Danelle Kabush has over a decade of experience working as certified sport psychology consultant with several national sport teams via the Canadian Sport Institute. 

Danelle shares with rundamentalists readers how to build a practical mental fitness plan to improve your performance and recovery.

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3 simple exercises to develop mental toughness

3 simple exercises to develop mental toughness

Dan Golding is a respected triathlon coach and author of Triathlon For Beginners and Triathlon: Winning at 70.3. How to Dominate the Middle Distance.  

Through his coaching practice and training camps, Dan has seen the immense need for aligning mental strategies with physical training as this critical aspect of success is severely lacking for most athletes. 

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What can runners learn from FBI undercover agents?

What can runners learn from FBI undercover agents?

LaRae Quy was an FBI undercover and counterintelligence agent for 24 years. As an FBI agent, she developed the mental toughness to survive in environments of risk, uncertainty, and deception.  

LaRae has agreed to share some of her mental toughness secrets with Rundamentalists readers to help give you a competitive advantage.

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3 things mental strength trainers teach olympic athletes

3 things mental strength trainers teach olympic athletes

Amy Morin is a psychotherapist and the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, a bestselling book that is being translated into more than 20 languages. Amy loves to share the latest research on resilience and the best strategies for overcoming adversity and building mental muscle. In this post Amy explores what we can learn from elite athletes to develop a winning mindset.

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8 strategies to boost your confidence

8 strategies to boost your confidence

In this post, sports psychology expert and best-selling author Jim Afremow, Ph.D. shares more mental toughness secrets used by elite athletes; focusing on the role of confidence with an excerpt from The Champion’s Comeback: How Great Athletes Recover, Reflect, and Reignite.

With confidence you can race at your best when it matters most. Here are eight strategies for boosting your confidence:

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12.5 easy ways to screw up a marathon

12.5 easy ways to screw up a marathon

It is exactly one week since I ran the Illinois Marathon in my slowest ever (uninjured) time. Age grading the result in the Yale Run Age calculator (aka The Runner’s Time Machine) confirmed that I performed as my 75 year-old self. In short it was a ‘stinker’.

Recalling the interview with the eminent sports psychologist, Dr. Jim Afremow, a winning mindset looks at a defeat as a learning opportunity. Dr. Jim advocates “Win or Learn” rather than the more typical Win-Lose mentality.

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