A new study looks at how self-talk affects performance - the results are worth giving your inner voice a bigger megaphone.
The good news: If we can harness the power of the peak-end rule, we can actually enhance our training.
When "good enough" starts to slow you down.
What science says about setting meaningful, internally motivating, and satisfying goals that are exciting but not overwhelming.
Does the thought of doing a long swim set typically make you groan? Are you always looking for ways to put off that track workout? Reach into our bag of scientific tricks to get your brain on board with your body.
Do you feel like you wake up with no real direction for your training? Instead of deciding on what to do, do you find yourself doing nothing more often than doing something? You're not alone.
An object in motion tends to stay in motion (Newton, 1686). Unfortunately, an object sitting on the couch also tends to stay on the couch — unless moved by a powerful force that could very well be generated by one of these science-backed motivational strategies.
This special sports psychology webinar for Active and Triathlete Pass members explores two mental tools that are essential for triathlon success: motivation and confidence.
It’s easy to say that you want to be a successful triathlete. It is much more difficult to actually make it happen.
How can you use the COVID-19 crisis to become a better triathlete (and person)?
My coach says I need to swim with a band, do hill repeats and cut down on Pop-Tarts. Why is everything that is good for me stuff I hate?