27 Feb '14, 2pm

Keys To Running With Mental Toughness - five tips on how to build mental toughness into your running

Keys To Running With Mental Toughness - five tips on how to build mental toughness into your running

3. Visualize mental toughness every day Take 10 or 15 minutes each day to mentally rehearse your goals. Put yourself in a relaxed state through deep abdominal breathing. Then, as vividly as possible, create an image in your mind of what you want to achieve in your running. You can produce a replay of one of your top mentally tough performances in the past. Then carry all those positive feelings of self-confidence, energy and strength into your mental practice of an upcoming event. See yourself doing it right. Finally, use your imagery all the way through the event itself.

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2014/02/training/keys-to-ru...

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