Tag Archives: Mental Game

REVIEW: Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory

Let Your Mind Run – a book you gotta get! Continue reading

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Last Best

When did you realize you were never going to run faster? Continue reading

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Finishing Last

“I’ll be the slowest one out there.” “I’ll be last.” In every race, someone has to finish last. True. And no one actually has it as a goal to finish last. Like Jennifer’s friend in this article I have often said … 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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Summer Mental Game Boot Camp – Plan Now

Have you ever thought to yourself that just maybe you could benefit from mental toughness training but … …you weren’t sure how to get it? …weren’t sure if it would help? …you didn’t think you could afford it? …you needed … Continue reading

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Runners-to-Runners is not Apples-to-Apples

A common reasoning goes something like this: Everyone is created equal. Everyone can do anything they put their minds to. If Jane trains 100 miles a week and runs a 3-hour marathon… Then if I train 100 miles per week … Continue reading

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Perspective on NOT Running – Another Reframe

Sometimes we get so close to situations, activities or relationships that our view becomes skewed. I recently posted about reframing. This is a mental game skill that helps us cope with situations by purposely seeing them from a different light, … Continue reading

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