Thrive On Your Own Terms as An Athlete

By Dr. Haley Perlus on March 15, 2016 , categorized in Endurance, Strength + Conditioning

Thrive on Your Own Terms

When you take 20 athletes of equal ability and give ½ of them mental training, those with mental training will consistently outperform the others.1Mack 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.

There are parts of your training that you are bound not to love. Rather than grueling through a painful sweat session, change your perspective to thrive on your own terms as an athlete.  Dr. Haley Perlus explores how you can tap into both intrinsic and extrinsic sources of motivation—on your own terms.

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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