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The Inner Roadblocks to Your Potential (Video 5 of 8)

To succeed at your highest level, you certainly need ambition and motivation.

But those alone are not enough.

Chris explains one thing that holds all of us back at times from achieving our best and guides you to identify your personal roadblocks, and chart a new route to staying on track, on target and inspired throughout your triathlon season.

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The Keys to Improving Your Consistency and Discipline – Part 2 of 2

In last week’s Part 1 of this article, I gave you a key approach to developing greater consistency. It’s one of the most common issues I work with athletes on at TriathleteMind.com.

The second part of the issue is how to summon more self-discipline.

While the question may be asked in different ways, the root of it is usually the same: “Why don’t I do what I know I should do, and how do I do it more often??”

Where I see this show up most often with Triathletes is in the little things – pushing hard to the end of the session, taking proper care of injuries, eating healthy meals, believing in their abilities and doing the smart things the day before a hard session rather than waking up with a hangover before a big ride.

Building on the core strategy for greater consistency, the fast track for improving your self-discipline has two components… Continue reading

The Keys to Improving Your Consistency and Discipline – Part 1 of 2

A common question I get at TriathleteMind.com relates to “being more consistent and disciplined”.

Not a surprise given the length and volume of training put in over a season. It’s hard to be ‘great’ day in and day out.

Here’s a specific comment I recently received from a 50 year old female age grouper in New Jersey:

“I want to improve my diet and eat healthier all the time. I know and have felt how intertwined everything is…better diet=better sleep=better weight=better energy level=better performance. I’m just SO inconsistent and undisciplined.”

This is a big challenge for most triathletes (…and people in general). For the most part we know what food is best for us, yet that knowledge doesn’t always translate into consistent action.

I could elaborate on many facets of why this is, but getting down to the core, we need to understand that Continue reading