Your Inner Athlete: The Worst Comment About Sport Psychology I Hear

By Dr. Haley Perlus on April 19, 2016 , categorized in Endurance

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When you take 20 athletes of equal ability and give ½ of them mental training, those with mental training will consistently outperform the others.2Mack G. (2002). Mind Game: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence. McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition Whether you’re an athlete in competition, a health enthusiast, or new to sport and fitness, Sport Psychologist Dr. Haley Perlus shares how professional athletes mentally train to maximize results­—and how you can apply these insights to your life. Read on to empower yourself to take control of your mind, overcome fear and doubt, and realize your true potential.

Unshakable confidence is not results driven. To get unshakable confidence, you need to remove this attitude and comment about confidence from your routine. It comes from somewhere else. Dr. Haley Perlus explains more in this video:


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Dr. Haley Perlus

Dr. Haley Perlus is a freelance writer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. With a Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology, M.S. in Sport Pedagogy, and numerous fitness and coaching certifications, Dr. Perlus is an expert at empowering athletes of all types and health enthusiasts achieve peak results. An adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, international speaker, former Alpine ski racer, appointed Industry Leader for, and author including soon-to-be-released The One Minute Dietand Guidebook to Gold, Dr. Perlus helps people reach their highest standard of performance. For a free chapter of one of her books visit