Paul M When you want to finish those last few reps but you are exhausted, it's what is between your ears that usually decides whether you finish or not.
Sometimes the difference between winning and losing is all in your head. Use this tribe to give tips for focuses and developing techniques to improve performance in your head
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I was inspired by this topic and I created a tribe wherein we could freely express our frustrations, anger and other negative emotions (of course, positive ones are always welcome as well). I believe that this could also be of help for us...
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The chemicals released in to the body during exercise is what naturally produces the high in people like us. Those same effects are what drives pharmacuetical companies to manufacture drugs to relieve anxiety, depression etc using these in pill fo...
Adrian K responded to the guide The Top Four Mental Barriers for Endurance Athletes
Too many runners believe that if they just "think about" being more mentally tough on race day that they will in fact be more mentally tough on race day. This doesn't happen. Mental toughness comes from the development of new mindsets that are r...
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Dean H created the guide The Top Four Mental Barriers for Endurance Athletes
Ask any endurance runner what part of marathoning or ultramarathoning is mental and the answers are as variable as the people you ask. While one runner will state with certainty "it's 90% mental" another will equally assertively state "it's 10...
I love this discussion. There's nothing better than knowing you are in control of your results. It's definitely addicting to be fit and be able to smile when you look in the mirror and know that you worked hard to get where you're at. It's definit...
Neil B created the guide Team Sports Psychology - Keeping Players Motivated
Keeping players motivated and focused throughout an entire season can be a very challenging task for a coach. Indeed successfully keeping players motivated throughout the season can make the difference between winning and losing, relegation or pro...
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Wayne C replied to the topic What do you want to know about Sports and Exercise Psychology?
Great topic and ideas CD - thank you!
Having played competitive hockey, football, track and field and fought in muay thai and now as a coach and fitness instructor I am very interested in motivation, communication and the pyschology behind it all...
George K replied to the topic What do you want to know about Sports and Exercise Psychology?
You need to follow your own body and a sure fire way to not see very much progress is to overtrain. DO not let people push you too far.
The most difficult thing for me is to trust a program and STOP training, because for many years it was 2...
George K Hello everyone, I did my BA degree in Psychology with a focus in Behavioral Sport Psychology, feel this is a good place for me... Just wanted to say hello to everyone.
Adam K replied to the topic What do you want to know about Sports and Exercise Psychology?
Mental tricks for peak performance and competition day relaxation techniques.
Karla R replied to the topic What do you want to know about Sports and Exercise Psychology?
I have a question as well. I am preparing for an endurance canoe race. We paddle 20-26 hours before our first rest stop. What are some techniques for staying mentally alert while being exhausted. How can one...
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Karla R Hello fellow Tribesman! Have joined the Sports Psychology Trive for information and assistance - am learning about the power of the mind to help excel at sports. I know that my inability to really push myself, because of I think is fear of failure, will limit me and i need to get over that. Looking forward to the education.
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Garth M replied to the topic What inspires you to perform at your highest level?
Graham I should of thanked you earlier for your thoughtful share. It is interesting how you are motivated by the combination of group belonging with its accountability through declared commitment. It is fascinating that you use the word 'inves...