When you take 20 athletes of equal ability and give ten of them mental training, the ten with mental training will outperform the others every time. 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.
Failure is a normal part of life. When it comes to training—whether for endurance or strength and conditioning—not meeting your goals can leave you questioning all aspects of your routine. Are you doing the right plan? Are you up for this goal? Why can’t you just get over this hurdle? Take your failure in training head on with these three sport psychology strategies: