Endurance sports are about keeping going when the going gets tough, but what happens when it gets really tough? This is when the mind-body connection comes into play and we start arguing in our head “my legs are too tired, no they’re not, I have to stop, no keep going.”
We all know that we are supposed to keep our self-talk positive but what if we can’t. What if our legs really are tired and our pace is dropping?
Mindfulness is a fantastic technique that has gained popularity in recent years with athletes, particularly in endurance sports like running. It is about being aware of what is happening, accepting it without argument and taking action. Mindfulness can help us to get into our running zone so it feels effortless and this is where PBs are smashed!
In this video I teach you how you can use mindfulness to help you keep calm and carry on running whatever happens.