The ultra mindset: 8 core principles for success

The ultra mindset: 8 core principles for success

In this episode we are delighted to hear from Travis Macy: a speaker, author, coach, and professional endurance athlete. He is the author of The Ultra Mindset: An Endurance Champion's 8 Core Principles for Success in Business, Sports, and Life, and he holds the record for Leadman, an epic endurance event consisting of a trail running marathon, 50-mile mountain bike race, Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race, 10k road run, and Leadville 100 Run. Travis describes how his mental toughness was forged at a young age and at the end of the article he also shares some of his inspiring videos.

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Interview: Stop thinking, run faster

Interview: Stop thinking, run faster

In this episode we are excited to welcome Dr. Jonathan Fader, the highly respected sports psychologist working with many elite athletes. Firstly, Jonathan explores two challenging mental training topics: getting in the zone and improving our approach to ‘self-talk’. Then we have a Q & A to dig deeper into how the techniques discussed can be applied to help runners improve their performance.

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Run stronger and race faster by training slower

Run stronger and race faster by training slower

Guest post: Respected running and fitness expert Matt Fitzgerald has agreed to share with Rundamentalists readers a revolutionary training method used by the ‘elites’ to achieve extraordinary results.  Matt is proposing that we will run stronger and race faster by training slower!

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How to bring your 'A game' - every time?

How to bring your 'A game' - every time?

Bruce Conner is an inspirational athlete, who has now qualified for four US Olympic trials at the age 19, 49, 53 and 57. He is breaking down the age barrier in the competitive sport of speed skating and he is faster now than when he was a teenager…whilst also excelling in his career as a 747 pilot!

I had the pleasure to meet Bruce recently and he has kindly agreed to share an excerpt from his excellent book ‘Faster as a Master’ with Rundamentalists followers…

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Interview: Legs are ready, is your mind?

Interview: Legs are ready, is your mind?

This is the final chapter of the three part interview with sports psychology expert and author of Amazon best seller, The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive (Rodale, 2014); Jim Afremow, Ph.D. Today, Jim shares more mental toughness secrets used by elite athletes and talks about coping with injury to bounce back stronger.

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Interview: How to optimize your performance on race day

Interview: How to optimize your performance on race day

This is the second of a three part series presenting the insights of sports psychology expert and author of Amazon best seller, ‘ The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive (Rodale, 2014)’; Jim Afremow, Ph.D. Today Jim talks about how to set smart goals and optimize your performance on race day.

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