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20 articles tagged with "Motivation"

Motivation

The 3 lessons I learned from my TransPyrenees race 'failure'

Ultra runner Robbie Britton took on the 1,600km TransPyrenees bike race, but pulled out after 621km. Rather than dwell on disappointment, Robbie reveals the 3 lessons he learnt from his 'failure'.

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PB in the heat? It's all in the mind...

Sports journalist James Witts explains how the physical adaptation of training in the heat can also provide mental gains for athletes.

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Retirement: How to deal with life after sport

2012 Olympic triathlete-turned-coach/magician Stuart Hayes writes about the challenges of transitioning from athlete to retirement, coaching or another profession.

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How understanding your motivation can drive your performance

What’s really motivating you to compete? Motivation research is well-evidenced and well-regarded by sport psychologists. Understanding what motivates you is a crucial component of performing well...

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3 Ways To Cope With Pre-Race Nerves

Pre-race jitters will have affected most athletes at one stage or another, and this reaction can be attributed to the ‘fight or flight’ response. Here are a few potential coping strategies...

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How endurance sport helps Allie Bailey battle depression

Endurance athlete and extreme sport thrill seeker, Allie Bailey, tells us why there are many parallels between the rules for endurance sport and mental health well-being.

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How to motivate yourself to train this winter

Even endurance athletes are only human and we suffer from the same fluctuations in “get up and go” as everyone else from time to time! Here are some tips to help you get out of the door this winter...

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How to prepare obsessively and qualify for Kona

Andy Blow shares the story of his Kona obsession and how he qualified for the Ironman World Championships after failure only the year before.

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