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Posts Tagged ‘ mental-skills ’

How complete is your training?

February 3, 2007
How complete is your training?

Cyclists, regardless of their level of competition, take their sport much more seriously than do their counterparts in other sports. They put in more time, money, and effort for far less glory and fewer rewards. However, despite the intensity of their passion and all of the careful planning and rigorous training, cyclists share one...
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Gale Bernhardt Interview

February 1, 2007
Gale Bernhardt Interview

In 2004, Gale Bernhardt traveled to Athens, Greece as the USA Triathlon Olympic coach for both the men’s and women’s triathlon teams. This honor was in addition to her selection by USA Triathlon as the 2003 Pan American Games coach for both the men’s and women’s teams. Her first Olympic experience was as a...
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Colby Pearce Interview

January 20, 2007
Colby Pearce Interview

Colby Pearce is currently the US Track Endurance Coach, an Olympian and America’s most successful World Cup Track Racer & 2002 Overall World Cup Champion, points race. Colby has held four national records and raced in almost every venue including Track, Road, TT and even cyclo-cross. He makes his home in Boulder, Colorado with...
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Joe Friel Interview

January 5, 2007
Joe Friel Interview

Joe Friel has trained highly successful endurance athletes since 1980. His clients range from amateur and professional road cyclists to mountain bikers, triathletes, duathletes, swimmers and runners from all corners of the globe, including American and foreign national champions, world championship competitors and an Olympian. Friel holds a Master’s degree in exercise science and...
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Coach the process, not the outcome

January 3, 2007
Coach the process, not the outcome

When I played high school football, I think that a lot of us had at times focused on the win, or even worse, the season record. We weren’t always focusing on executing our plays. COACHES: What can you learn from the Olympics that will make you a better coach? The following are some coaching...
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From the Field

January 2, 2007
From the Field

Dear Podium, I’ve been having a tough time getting through the jitters before each race. I don’t sleep well the night before the Sunday crits and by the time the gun goes off, I’m toast. I’m usually tired, lethargic and lucky to stay with the peloton. I love being in the peloton. It’s exciting….but...
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Reality Bytes!

January 2, 2007
Reality Bytes!

Reality Bytes! covers racer blogs in which we sift through thousands of blog entries to find real-life situations that when prepared for, you can handle more competently. We encourage you to visualize yourself in these situations and how you would deal with them if they were to occur. Repeat these visualizations until they become...
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5 Keys to Mental Toughness in Volleyball

by Michelle Ehgotz and Dr. Stephen Walker   Mental fitness in sport is often overlooked and in sports like volleyball, very few articles exist...
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