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Expert Call w/ Kristen Godfrey, MA, LPC Now on Replay

Monday, January 20th at 6:00pm Pacific/ 9:00pm Eastern Time Kristen Godfrey will be discussing mental performance for triathletes.

Kristen Godfrey, MA is a Licensed Professional Counselor helping athletes thrive through the fluctuations of life and sport. Her private practice is grounded in the advancements in Interpersonal Neurobiology and Somatic Experiencing. Whether in her office, or meeting online, Kristen creates a deeply supportive relationship. She’ll challenge you gently, open up your insight, and give you the tools to overcome your roadblocks. You’ll learn to manage your thoughts and emotions, and regulate your body. You’ll build your capacity to stay in the thriving zone and perform your best. Connect with Kristen at [email protected], find more at her web site alittlehelpwithlife.com

Listen to the replay here:


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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