Whether competing to win, achieving a personal best or simply completing the course - nerves can envelope our thinking and ultimately our performance.Read More
Goal-setting can be an important part of any athlete’s training plan, whether their goal is to improve their physical skills, mental skills, or just get more enjoyment out of their sport. Setting goals can help athletes focus on what’s most important, increase their effort and motivation to stick with their plan, consider new strategies regarding how to accomplish their goals and help them track their progress. As anyone who has ever set a New Year’s resolution knows, however, setting goals is easy; reaching goals is tough.
Almost by definition, elite triathletes (and often serious age grouper triathletes) and coaches are extremely dedicated to their sport. The large majority of their life effort and energy is focused on their training and competition.Read More