Tag Archives: Burnout

The 4-Minute Mindset – New Series Coming Soon

Greetings All! Soon I will be releasing a new video blog series called the 4-Minute Mindset. Each segment will focus on one specific aspect of mental toughness – YOUR mental game. From the ability to focus and distractibility; from stress … Continue reading

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Goal: I want to get faster each race.

“I just want to be faster each race.” “I want to progress every race.” “I want to get my PR each race this season.” Outcome thought: “…and if I don’t I’m a failure…” I hear comments similar to these weekly … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Summer Retreat

There are still slots available in both the youth and adult camps. We already have 6 states represented (Runners from 8 different states attended last year.) Sign up now – the deadline is coming! The youth camp (8th-12th grades) will … Continue reading

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Amanda Beard – Messages for All

I had the privilege to attend a presentation by Amanda Beard last night. For those who aren’t sure who she is: Amanda is one of the US all-time great swimmers. She went to her first Olympics in 1996 at the … Continue reading

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Running Burnout not Merely Overtraining or “Down”

Have you ever been passionate about something only to see your passion fizzle? Have you ever wondered where your passion went? Have you wondered if there is something wrong with you? Perhaps, you might be burned out. [I have to … Continue reading

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