VeloPress Gift Guide for Triathletes

triathlon gift books The Brave Athlete TBA Iron War IW Feed Zone Table FZT Life's Too Short LTS Women Who Tri WWT The Triathlete's Training Diary TTD

Share the gift of a VeloPress book with your favorite triathlete this holiday season.

“I Could Never Do That” podcast: Becoming a Brave Athlete

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Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson discuss becoming a brave athlete, swearing in their title, and training the brain in this episode of "I Could Never Do That."

Stop the Thoughts and Feelings You Don’t Want

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Sports psychologist Dr. Simon Marshall and his wife, three-time world champion triathlete Lesley Paterson, explain why we have bad thoughts and feelings.

Why You Need an Alter Ego for Your Sport

The Brave Athlete Lesley Paterson alter ego Paddy McGinty

In this quick video, three-time world champion triathlete Lesley Paterson shares how creating an alter ego can make you tougher on race day.

Your New Pre-Race Mental Strategy: Freak Out In Your Car!

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Three-time world champion triathlete Lesley Paterson shares a favorite mental toughness tip: FREAKING OUT in her car just before a race. See why it works!

Lesley Paterson Wins XTERRA Pan Am, Shares What XTERRA Racing Means to Her

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Hailing from Stirling, Scotland--the land of gritty competitors--Lesley Paterson describes what XTERRA racing means to her.

Lesley Paterson Wins XTERRA Beaver Creek!

Lesley Paterson wins XTERRA Beaver Creek 2017

Now you can steal Lesley Paterson's race-winning brain training trick! CLICK HERE to see a FREE DOWNLOAD from The Brave Athlete.

Meet Paddy McGinty, Lesley Paterson’s Alter Ego!

The Brave Athlete Lesley Paterson alter ego Paddy McGinty

Paddy McGinty is Lesley Paterson's alter ego when she needs to toughen up. Use our Alter Ego Kit to find yours!

The Brave Athlete Tour: Meet Three-Time World Champion Lesley Paterson and Sport Psychology Expert Dr. Simon Marshall

The Brave Athlete Tour with Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

The Brave Athlete Tour will introduce ways to help you take control of your brain so you can train harder, race faster, and better enjoy your sport.

The Chimp and Professor Battling Inside Your Brain

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson chimp versus professor brain

You don’t have one brain—you have three; your ancient Chimp brain, your modern Professor brain, and your Computer brain. They fight for control all the time and that’s when bad things happen...

The Brave Athlete in Under 2 Minutes! A Quick Video Overview from Lesley Paterson and Dr. Simon Marshall

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In this short video, Lesley Paterson and Dr. Simon Marshall give a quick overview of the concepts covered in their new book, The Brave Athlete.

Bob Babbitt and San Diego Tri Club Host The Brave Athlete Tour Book Launch

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Bob Babbitt and the Tri Club of San Diego hosted three-time world champion triathlete Lesley Paterson and her husband, sport psychology expert Dr. Simon Marshall, for the first event in their Brave Athlete Tour.

Stop the Social Envy! Or: Why Your Online Friends Make You Feel Like S***!

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson social networks

Ever wonder why you leave a Facebook binge feeling worse about yourself than before? A lot of it has to do with impression management and how we perceive the lives of others...

What’s Inside The Brave Athlete? A Chapter Summary

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

Let's take a look at what's inside each chapter of The Brave Athlete.

The Brave Athlete Alter Ego Development Kit

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The Brave Athlete Alter Ego Development Kit

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It turns out that science shows athletes really can "fake it 'til they make it!" Create your own sports alter ego and get started on becoming the athlete you really want to be...

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Sneak Peek: The Brave Athlete photo gallery

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Take a look at what's inside The Brave Athlete.

Praise for Dr. Simon Marshall, Lesley Paterson, and The Brave Athlete

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See what professional athletes and experts are saying about The Brave Athlete, Dr. Simon Marshall, and Lesley Paterson.

Don’t Get Your Confidence from the Internet!

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson confidence

Social media is littered with self-affirmation memes and silly cat posters that pretend the path to self-confidence is simple.

How to Talk to Your Injured Athlete

Sick of your pouty athlete?? C'mon, we know you are. Well, good news: there IS something you can do about it...

Feeling Fat: Why Self-Talk Matters

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

When you feel fat, you’re actually feeling something else...

How to Stop Making Mistakes on Race Day, or How to Get in the Zone Like Michael Phelps

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

Assuming you show up physically prepared, mental errors are the biggest cause of bad races, and they are self-inflicted.

How to Filter Truthiness and Bullsh*t

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson social networks

Social media should work for you, not against you.

How to Break Bad Habits and Form Good Ones

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

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.

Two Tricks Brave Athletes Use to Handle Pressure

The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

Want to get better and handling pressure? You need to practice.

The Best Brain Training Apps for Athletes

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The Brave Athlete mentions several smartphone apps that can help athletes focus or relax.

Dr. Simon Marshall’s Recommended Reading List

These are the books Dr. Simon Marshall recommends for improved brain training.

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