Posts by Carrie Cheadle


Increase Your Race Day Confidence with Simulation Training

  

The pressure to perform on race day can quickly take the enjoyment out of training and racing. Using simulation training can help you be more confident and relax your mind and body in order to perform your best on race day.


3 Mental Training Tips for Getting Better at Dealing with Pain

  

Pain is part of every endurance sport. How you handle that pain can make the difference between achieving your goal and falling short. These three tips from Carrie Cheadle will help you dig deeper and perform your best on race day.


5 Simple Strategies for Overcoming Race Day Nerves

  

Every athletes gets nervous before the start of a race. Use these five strategies from Carrie Cheadle to overcome your nerves and have a great race.


Developing Mental Toughness: Are you Tough Enough?

  

Being mentally tough can make the difference between meeting your goal or falling short. Mental skills expert Carrie Cheadle explains the four key elements to mental toughness and tips on how you can develop a stronger, more resilient mind.


5 Stress-Reducing Tools to Deal with Injury

  

Injuries happen. How you deal with them makes the difference between letting it get the better of you or coming back stronger. Here are 5 strategies to help you manage the psychological effects of being injured.


Adjusting Your Goals

  

No one has ever had a season that didn't come with some kind of challenge. Adjusting goals is part of being an athlete and when you're committed to your goals, setbacks are temporary.


The Psychology of Suffering

  

Suffering is a part of every endurance sport. Learning to deal with the discomfort, doubt and pain of race day can help you attain your true potential. Mental skills coach Carrie Cheadle answers some common questions surrounding suffering and how athletes can manage it to reach their full potential.


Mental Preparation for Race Day Q&A

  

Performance is just as much mental as it is physical. Answer these 10 questions to determine if you are mentally prepared for race day.