Dr Rob Bell: Make goals, not deals

Dr Rob Bell: Make goals, not deals

Sport Psychology coach Dr. Rob Bell is our guest expert for this article. Rob has PGA Tour credentials as a Sport Psychology consultant, has coached winners on the PGA Tour and caddied on Tour. He is the author of three books: The Hinge: The Importance of Mental Toughness  &  Mental Toughness Training for Golf. The latest NO FEAR: A Simple Guide to Mental Toughness.

Rob is also a triathlete and runner with a marathon PR of 3.23.

At the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, Billy Mills would make history with his iconic sprint to win the gold medal in the 10,000 meters. He was so unknown, that a Japanese reporter asked him after his win “who are you?” He is still the last American to win the Gold medal in the 10,000 meters.

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How to guarantee your marathon goals

How to guarantee your marathon goals

Our expert for this article is Paul Miller, the Coordinator of the Nike+ Pace Team for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  Having completed approximately 35 marathons himself and successfully pacing many times, Paul has been leading the largest marathon pace team in the world since 2007.  

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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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Interview part 2: Brain training for runners

Interview part 2: Brain training for runners

This is the second episode of our interview with award winning running guru and best-selling author: Matt Fitzgerald. 

Matt shares further insights on the mental side of running, including: effective tapering, race day rituals, what we can learn from elite runners and his ‘Top 3 Tips’ for improving your running performance.

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