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Mental Preparation – Get Your Head Right

We spend hours in training putting in the k’s in the pool and out on the road, but just as important is preparing mentally for the big day, and the longer the distance you are competing in the more important this becomes.

Jason Gootman and Will Kirousis have some mental tips that will help you in your next race

Mental Toughness – The Hurt Locker

Coaches and professional Triathletes often talk about “The Hurt Locker” or “The Pain Room”, and the need to be prepared to visit it, and spend time in there! This they claim is the difference between champion athletes and the rest. So what do they mean?

In this article Will Carroll from Aeromax coaching explores the importance of addressing mental preparation for races, an area often neglected by athletes.