It's not always sunshine and nice breezes

Some athletes have an unrealistic expectation that every session should be a great one. That every training run should be faster than the one before it. That every day you should feel fresh and strong. That if you're tired, you should just quit the session and do nothing. Every training day, just like every day in life, isn't a sun-shinny day. You've just g...

Hard to do Positive Things with a Negative Focus

I said something the other day to one of my athletes.... "It's hard to accomplish positive things if you are constantly focused on negatives." So often, athletes ruin any sense of confidence in themselves, by focusing on the negatives of their performances, training, lifestyle or injuries. Many miss the enjoyment of training and improving, and most certa...