Let’s face it. The psychology side of running, especially when you’re a beginner, is important. Sexy, however, it is not. While I have covered the mental side of running from a habit formation aspect, I have not done a great job at providing you with tactics you can use during your runs. This interview closes the gaping hole shut and if you incorporate some of the tactics discussed here, … [Read more...]
Motivation and Mindset
This page shares my best articles to read on getting your mind right in order to become the runner you have always wanted to be.
Tina Muir is an elite runner chasing her dreams of representing her country in a major World Championship. Her PRs are 16:08 (5k), 33:24 (10k), 1:13 (Half Marathon), and 2:41 (Marathon). Tina grew up in England and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky with her husband. She is also the host of the Run to the Top Podcast and works as a Community Manager for Runners Connect - one of the few … [Read more...]
This is a guest post by Julie Blackwood. Julie is a Loughborough University Graduate Intern in Sport Psychology and Trainee Sport & Exercise Psychologist. Follow her on twitter (@JB_sportpsych) and check out her work on her website. Take it away Julie! Psychology is about knowing yourself and how to get the best out of you. The tips below aim to increase how tuned in you are to your … [Read more...]
I have been listening to Rich Roll's podcast for over 2 years. Rich joked in our chat that I probably know him better than his parents. His podcast has had a huge impact on the way I approach eating and fitness. And I think you'll also find his story and approach helpful for your own life. Rich is a 47-year old, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former entertainment attorney turned … [Read more...]