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The Triathlete's Guide to Mental Training

THE TRIATHLETE’S GUIDE TO MENTAL TRAINING - Jim Taylor, Ph.D. & Terri Schneider

Triathlete's Guide book coverThe Triathlete’s Guide to Mental Training introduces readers to the all-important role that the mind plays in triathlon training and competition. This first-of-its-kind book explores the mental areas that either fosters triathlon success or leads to triathlon failure, including motivation, confidence, intensity, focus, emotions, and pain. Readers learn essential mental tools, such as goal setting, mental imagery, and routines. They also learn how to improve the quality of training and how to avoid overtraining, burnout, and injury. The book offers a section addressing special concerns that triathletes will find valuable, including Ironman training and racing, the unhealhty side of triathlon, and a unique chapter offering lessons from the world’s best triathletes. Ultimately, The Triathlete’s Guide offers readers practical information and useful skills to help them overcome the many challenges with wihch they are confronted in triathlon.

Sports Psychology and Mental Toughness

(The article below is taken from this page. See info about the author at the bottom.)

What does it take for you to reach your potential as an athlete? The true challenge in triathlon, marathon, cycling and open water swimming is the competition between you and the course, you and the clock, but primarily between you and your mind. Success in these endurance sports is all about your mental ability to handle the pain and fatigue of oxygen debt, about your ability to master the limits that you think you have. The endurance sport athlete’s most formidable opponent can be found in the mirror. You are both the problem and the solution!

Are you mentally tough as an athlete? Is sports psychology an active part of your training or simply an after-thought? Do you know how to consistently harness the power of your mind to lift the level of your performance? Or are you your own worst enemy out there? Are you the kind of athlete who beats him/herself well before the race’s finish?

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