Ever hear of brain endurance training? Scientists say it just might be the key to unlocking next-level speed and endurance.
Gritting your teeth is not your only solution when race day gets hard. Utilize these effective techniques from psychology and neuroscience to make the experience less difficult.
When "good enough" starts to slow you down.
This bike workout, combining physical effort and mental mastery, helped six-time Ironman World Champion break through his limits and race strong all the way to the finish line.
If you're neglecting the proprioception part of the running equation, you're missing out on free speed. Six-time Ironman World Champion Mark Allen shares drills to recruit the physical and mental muscles for better balance and a more powerful stride.
This week’s key workout is a big, bad bike ride, broken up into physically manageable pieces, but with specific sections for mental training. Do this, and you’ll be ready for any demons of doubt that a long event could throw at you.
Over the next nine weeks, join Ironman legend Mark Allen as he shares some of his key workouts and his specific mental recipes for success.
Developing a laser-like focus may be the missing link in your strength training regimen.
Balancing work, training, and family can sometimes feel hard for triathletes. A sports psychologist gives us his expert insights on how to figure out the right combo for you.
If you've done a triathlon but don’t feel worthy of call yourself a triathlete, then you might be dealing with imposter syndrome. Learn the signs and what to do about it.
Actively breathing as a way to trigger physiological and psychological responses can prepare you to perform your best.
Research shows how you address yourself in challenging situations affects your performance.
Start by practicing your mental routines in the gym, until you get them down. Here's how.
By letting go of expectations and focusing on process, you can achieve more.
What works best for you before a race—aggressive, calm, or clear?
Don't let frustration lead to anger lead to defeat.
Yes, finishing an Ironman can be amazing—but there are also downsides. Should you take it on?
What can we learn from top athletic comebacks? And how can you stage a comeback in your own life?
Uncertainty around the race calendar can wreak havoc with motivation—here's how to get going.
By using positive self-talk, you’ll be your own best ally.
In the second edition of our new monthly mental training series, sports psychologist Jeff Troesch looks at the role triathlon can play in fighting depression.
This special sports psychology webinar for Active and Triathlete Pass members explores two mental tools that are essential for triathlon success: motivation and confidence.
How to cultivate consistency in life, training, and triathlon.
In this first part of our new monthly mental training column, sports psychologist Jeff Troesch gives tips on how to quiet your mind while running.
Mental preparation is as important as physical and technical training for triathletes to gain a competitive edge.
Take this simple assessment to measure your mental strengths and weaknesses related to your endurance sports participation.
Don’t make the mistake of neglecting the mental side of triathlon training.
Frustrated by lost training time caused by the COVID-19 crisis? Add mental imagery to your training toolbox and be better prepared for racing to resume.