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Stop Underperforming – Killer Training

Do you really just hate underperforming?

“Why Goals Fail” <<< Killer Training

Worse than that, when you realize you’re ahead and about to beat your expectations, then you’re entire game is thrown off…

(Kind of kills your momentum, doesn’t it?)

If this is you, you’re in the […]

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Efficient Triathlon Training Crushes the 10,000 hour rule

Does triathlon training require 10,000 hours

Does it really take 10,000 hours of triathlon training to win the race? Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers, cemented the 10,000 hour rule for mastery.  This premise is based upon research by the Swedish psychologist K. Anders Ericsson at Florida State University. Although Gladwell […]

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The Dream Team Secrets of Olympic Athletes

Build your dream team   

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” —Jim Rohn. Does that quote scare you? If so, you might want to consider why. The people you surround yourself with affect your perception. Imagine creating your dream team. Start out by […]

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5 Deliberate Practice Steps for Athletes to Dominate the Competition

Deliberate practice strategy

Does your devotion as an athlete pass the stickiness test? This involves how engaged you remain through the ups and downs. It’s your ability to stick with what’s happening in the here and now instead of allowing unnecessary thoughts to interrupt your focus. Deliberate practice is a […]

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Why Confidence Isn’t Vital for Athletes to Win

Confidence isn’t that important

Does racing confidence seem like it’s out of reach? Then ditch the desire for increased confidence. Seeking confidence is the proverbial chicken and egg dilemma. Success raises your confidence, but competing to win demands confidence. This places you in a highly frustrating loop. Fortunately, a better strategy exists.

Many of the athletes […]

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Mental Training: How Triathletes Keep Their Head in the Race

Mental training for triathletes 

Triathlons celebrated their 40th anniversary this year. They’ve come a long way since the first ad-hoc race in 1974. When comparing the first event to now you’ll notice the swim, cycle and run still remain, but that’s about it. There’s relatively little resemblance to the original event.

Signing […]

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The High Price Athletes Pay by Dismissing Their Gut Feeling

Do you listen to your gut feeling?

Competing to win is more than physical. Your mental game needs to be as strong, if not stronger, when you’re seeking to beat the competition. Laser focus, tenacity and drive combined with strength, endurance and speed are the basics for champion athletes.  Learning to […]

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5 Ways SMART Goals Fail to Motivate Athletes

 

Goals fail to motivate athletes

Goals, especially SMART goals, fail to motivate athletes for the long run. After awhile they’re no longer engaged with the goal. When training and competing become a grind, athletes go through the motions, but lack the drive to excel.

SMART goals were originally designed to help […]

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Why Goal Setting Isn’t Enough for Champion Athletes

Goal setting isn’t enough

Some athletes never struggle. Competitive pressure stokes their fire to perform their best. Athletes who compete to win are driven by something greater than goal setting strategies. The reason to win is more than timelines and numbers.

Yes, they work toward specific performance milestones, but with a twist. Witnessing these athletes in […]

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Mental Game Training Secrets of Champion Athletes

Mental game training

Athletes devote numerous hours to working out, conditioning and strengthening. They’re all seeking performance gains for a competitive edge. So why do plenty of strong, talented athletes fail to hit their numbers when competing? They’re thinking too much.

Your thoughts pull you into the past or the future, keeping […]

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