Posts by Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D. and Andre Bekker


Channel your pre-race anxiety

Avoiding Mental Sabotage Part 4: How to Channel Pre-Race Anxiety

  

Learn whether you’re dealing with constructive pre-race jitters or performance crushing pre-race anxiety—and discover how you can channel those nerves into focus and drive.


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Avoiding Mental Sabotage Part 3: How to Fuel Your Confidence

  

In our continuing series on race-day mental skills, we discuss the importance of proactive confidence, which you can build by asking yourself these six pre-race questions.


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Avoiding Mental Sabotage Part 2: Managing Performance Expectations

  

In part two of our ongoing series on ways athletes sabotage their own performances, we discuss how to overcome unrealistic performance expectations heading into a race.


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6 Ways Athletes Sabotage Their Own Racing Success

  

Mental sabotage can ruin your race before it begins. Here are six ways that athletes psyche themselves out and how to overcome them for racing success.