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Improve Your Competing With a Mental Game Coach

Katharine Lackey / June 6, 2018

Competitive runners focus heavily on the physical aspects of the sport: long runs, speed work, nutrition, cross-training, stretching and more. But often times leave out a key aspect of it: mental training. “A thinking athlete is going to be a bad athlete,” said Dean Hebert, a certified mental-game coach based in Scottsdale, Arizona who works […]

The First Step to Developing a Psychology of Success

Alan Culpepper / March 28, 2018

In this excerpt from Run Like a Champion: An Olympian’s Approach for Every Runner, two-time Olympic runner Alan Culpepper shares the first step in sport psychology that helped him find running success at the highest levels of the sport. STEP 1: Recognize Your Incentive If you’re reading this book, there is a good chance that you are motivated to improve as a […]