Dear Runners, Triathletes, And Ironman Contenders

June 6, 2016

IN HIGH PRESSURE SITUATIONS, ON GAME DAY, IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT, OR WHEN WE ARE UNDER STRESS OR FEELING EXHAUSTED - IT'S THE MIND THAT DICTATES HOW THE BODY PERFORMS AND OFTEN WHAT SETS THE HIGH PERFORMERS APART FROM THE AVERAGE.

Many people know how to train physically and technically but few know how to systematically train their mind. The brain is called on to do a great deal processing and cognitive work to keep us performing at high levels consistently. It can and should be trained because just like overtraining our physical bodies, when your brain is overworked through high stress and repetitive distractions it becomes fatigued. If you exercise and condition your brain you can make it stronger, improve its endurance, and help it process information faster and more effectively.

Listen to Dr. Heller explain: