Category Archives: Excuses not to run

2014Goals – Pursue them Now!

Would you like to give your 2014 a great kick off? Build your mental toughness to sustain motivation for your 2014 goals! Register now for the Goals2014 online four-part seminar. The first session is on Monday, November 25th. For only … Continue reading

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Finish it!

Finishing a competition sounds simple and pretty basic. You start. You perform. You finish. It amazes me how many athletes “blow it” by letting up or putting on a show. It’s not just undisciplined it’s lazy, sloppy and insulting to … Continue reading

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Road to Return to Action – Starts with Clear Goals

One of the keys to expediting a return to your sport while injured or sick is our attitude and mental focus. It has been shown that those who demonstrate a more positive outlook and learn to focus on controlling the … Continue reading

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Injuries, Illness, Rehab, Comebacks and the Mental Game

Two thirds of all runners and triathletes will be injured this year necessitating at least a couple weeks off as a result. Numbers can be higher in contact sports. How do you handle it? How do you help others handle … Continue reading

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A Streaking Role Model

Awhile ago I wrote about streak running. Streakers try to keep their running streaks alive. It can be a source of goal orientation and motivation. However, it also can easily become an obsession. The line is actually clearer than you … Continue reading

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Get Mentally Tough this Summer – Virtually!

It’s really coming! A unique live on-line, four-part workshop designed to get you mentally tougher. The series of workshops will be hosted through¬†GoToMeeting¬†and each session will be recorded. Can’t make a session? No worries, it’ll be there for you to … Continue reading

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Mental Game Boot Camp – Registration is Open

Mental Game Boot Camp 2013 Greetings All! Registration is now open for the Mental Game Boot Camp. Athletes, performing artists, business professionals, students – EVERYONE – can learn to manage their mental game to enable them to perform at their … Continue reading

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