24 Feb '16, 6pm

Dialing In Your Focus To Optimize Running Performance

Dialing In Your Focus To Optimize Running Performance

There’s an abundance of things competing for our attention today. In fact, one of the reasons many of us love to run is a simplicity of movement that allows us to focus our attention in any number of directions. Some of us find a meditative-like state while others use the time to solve problems or work on the grocery list. But when it comes time to lace up the shoes and head out for an important run, where should your focus lie? For sports psychologists, the focus of attention during a variety of tasks has been a fertile area of research over the past decade. The majority of the data suggests that directing attention externally (concentrating on the flight of a basketball after shooting) improves performance compared to focusing internally on the bodily motions involved in the skill (focusing on the actual movement of the arms in the shooting motion). “Thinking about the b...

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