Why Is Running So Hard?

Why Is Running So Hard?

Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed author, highly sought-after coach of runners and triathletes, and sports nutritionist of worldwide reputation. His mission is to inspire, educate, and help athletes and fitness enthusiasts achieve their goals. In this episode, Matt explores why the greatest athletic performances spring from the mind, not the body and provides an introduction to his fascinating new book How Bad Do You Want It?

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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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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: 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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