Social media is littered with self-affirmation memes and silly cat posters that pretend the path to self-confidence is simple.
Sick of your pouty athlete?? C’mon, we know you are. Well, good news: there IS something you can do about it…
When you feel fat, you’re actually feeling something else…
Assuming you show up physically prepared, mental errors are the biggest cause of bad races, and they are self-inflicted.
Social media should work for you, not against you.
To form good habits, we need to design them with such conscious and deliberate precision that they are ready-made to run on autopilot. Here are the step-by-step instructions.
Want to get better at handling pressure? You need to practice.
The Brave Athlete mentions several smartphone apps that can help athletes focus or relax.
These are the books Dr. Simon Marshall recommends for improved brain training.
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Knowing your runner personality can help you determine the best ways to train and race. To get a feel for which type best describes you, take this personality quiz from Believe Training Journal. Knowing your personal strengths and liabilities will help you maximize your ability.
In this chapter from How Bad Do You Want It?, the entire running world expects University of Colorado cross-country running champion Jenny Barringer to win another NCAA title—including Jenny herself. But there’s one problem: Jenny has perhaps forgotten how hard it is to win.
In this excerpt from How Bad Do You Want It?, pioneering American cyclist Greg LeMond races against the clock—and his rival Laurent Fignon—in an individual time trial stage of the Tour de France.
Professional runners Lauren Fleshman and Roisin McGettigan-Dumas share their hard-earned advice to help runners set achievable goals.
Now you can watch the thrilling races Fitzgerald describes in his new book, How Bad Do You Want It?, on this VeloPress playlist.
In this chapter from How Bad Do You Want It?, Ironman triathlon legend Paula Newby-Fraser has abandoned the training method that carried her to the pinnacle of her sport for a new and trendy approach: pile on the miles. Her ambition may bring her ultimate racing glory—or disaster.
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The introduction to his new book, How Bad Do You Want It?, Matt Fitzgerald shares how his own early racing career inspired his exploration of mental strength and spurred him to pursue a career as a coach and best-selling author.