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Race Week Doubts . What goes through your head in the week before a big race? Doubts are normal
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Hard Core 100: Race Week Doubts

What goes through your head in the week before a big race?¬†Doubts are normal. Here I share my strategies for overcoming race week doubts.   Only a couple days out from my first 100 mile race. I’m nervous. Despite having […]

Chasing Flow In Running And Life
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Chasing Flow In Running And Life

Are you chasing flow? When it feels easy to do something hard. When you are completely one with yourself and the task. These are the moments you feel truly alive.   Further along I’ll provide 5 steps I follow in […]

Habits Beat Motivation
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Habits Beat Motivation

Motivation is over rated. You will do better putting effort into creating habits.   Motivation Is Limited   I’m not saying motivation isn’t any good. It is in fact quite powerful. Unfortunately it is finite. We all have so many […]

Distraction: Mental Skills For Racing
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Distraction: Mental Skills For Racing

Understanding of the human mind in sport has improved significantly in the last two decades. We have moved beyond the inverted ‘U’ of the optimal state of arousal model. There are many mental tactics a runner can use to improve […]