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Avoiding Mental Sabotage Part 5: Stopping Your Need for Social Approval

September 13, 2017   |   Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D. and Andre Bekker

In this continuing series on race-day mental skills, we discuss how to overcome your need for approval from others, how to stop making assumptions about how others feel about your performance, and how to develop unconditional self respect.


Channel your pre-race anxiety

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

July 24, 2017   |   Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D. and Andre Bekker

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

May 25, 2017   |   Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D. and Andre Bekker

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

May 3, 2017   |   Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D. and Andre Bekker

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

April 5, 2017   |   Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D. and Andre Bekker

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.


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The Perfect IRONMAN 70.3 Taper Plan

August 23, 2017   |   Andy Kirkland

Nail the IRONMAN 70.3 taper with these tips and key workouts for preparing you or your athlete’s body and mind for the demands of race day.


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5 Keys to Training for Epic and Extreme Multisport Races

July 31, 2017   |   Tatjana Ivanova

Extreme triathlons offer the ultimate challenge—and reward. Here’s how to train and prepare for your first epic triathlon in the best possible way.