Whether you are entering your first cycling race or you’re a veteran marathoner there are many things you can do before you get to the start line to improve your chances of performing to the best of your ability. You have worked on preparing your body so I thought I would give you a list of 5 tips you can use to prepare mentally for your event. Putting theses in place will give you the best opportunity for success.
Self talk is something we all do. We are always explaining things to ourselves, and making comments to ourselves. The question is, what are we saying? What we say to ourselves radically affects the quality of our lives, and our
“The mind is a huge part of the sport. I found my way during the season, in the early part actually, to remain in the moment and not think about the big picture”. Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg was crowned the new Formula 1 World Champion last Sunday. The German beat Mercedes team-mate, long-time rival, and three time world champion, Lewis Hamilton by five points to clinch the title in Abu Dhabi.
Recently I’ve been asked more and more about “the zone.” Most often it’s described as being in an intense state where performance has improved exponentially for a short period of time, but what causes this state? And why can’t we
After a great performance, athletes have described a feeling of being “in the zone.” In this state, they feel invincible, as if the game slowed down and that they were “on a roll”. A good visual example of it is in
Riding during the winter can actually be fun if you have the right equipment and the right mindset. There is no doubt that winter training for cyclists is the toughest time of the year. Climbing out of bed can be
One of the most popular courses I do for cycling clubs deals with helping members stay focused and motivated during the winter months. The course is 2 hours long and can take place on a weekday evening or a Saturday morning.
The 2 hours is filled with case studies, practical exercises with a huge emphasis on motivation and FUN.