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5 Tips to Fight Burnout

Have you ever felt physically and mentally drained when it comes to fitness? It’s like you’ve hit a brick wall and you don’t feel like doing anything. Every push-up is a chore. Every lunge is a struggle. Even proper nutrition and other things healthy feel like an uphill battle. If you’ve ever felt stuck and helpless in your fitness program, …

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How to Get Out of Your Own Way

One of my roles as a doctor of sport psychology and a peak performance coach working with athletes and fitness enthusiasts, is to help uncover the underlying demons that get in your way of committing to your plan. In health and fitness, the most powerful demons are the excuses people use that make skipping exercise or eating unhealthy acceptable. There …

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4 Mental Tricks To Use During Intense Training

You’re pushing through one of your toughest workouts yet—whether it’s a WOD or a long, slow training run. Your muscles are pushing as hard as they can, working as much as they can. The only thing standing between you and better is whether you have the mental fortitude to preserve. In this video I share top four mental toughness tricks that …

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3 Best Ways To Achieve Your Goals

There’s setting goals and then there’s achieving them. This short video shows you the three goal-achieving techniques I personally use to get to the finish line. https://youtu.be/yyuulM1KTbM

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How Kayla Montgomery Keeps Running

There is a fabulous video being shared right now about a high school long-distance runner, named Kayla Montgomery, who, with multiple sclerosis, not only competes, but wins her races. How does Kayla mentally break down barriers to realize her true potential? Dr. Haley Perlus shares an essential mental toughness moment that can help everyone perform at their peak.

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Podcast: How To Be Mentally Tough

This is a podcast I recorded with caoch and creator of Fit For Photos, Scott Colby Click here to listen to the episode. You’ll learn: Mental strategies that I should use during my first half marathon and why visualizing crossing the finish line is the wrong approach. Why the mind often gives up before the body needs to Why you shouldn’t …

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One Quick Tip to Get Through That Tough Workout

Have you ever been so exhausted during a workout that you feel you simply can’t do another rep or run another sprint? Of course you have! Having your limits pushed is part of exercise. But what typically happens next? Do you give up—or do you push back? Click here to watch a video on how to quickly push through that …