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Dr. Justin Ross

Overcoming Your Mental Barriers with Sports Psychologist Justin Ross


On today’s episode, I’m talking with Dr. Justin Ross who is a psychologist specializing in working with athletes to improve their sports performance.

Dr. Justin Ross

“Everything starts in the mind,” says Dr. Ross.

Whether You Think You Can or You Can’t, You’re Right

Our thoughts our powerful things. Read more

Tere Zacher

Tere Zacher Refuses to Allow Others to Define What is Possible


Today on the show I’m joining Tere Zacher for a few easy miles.

Tere Zacher

Tere Zacher

Tere is an incredible reminder that it’s never too late to pursue your goals and dreams, even if others view them as completely unattainable.

Mental Training

Tere believes in the power of the mind.

Her belief in herself has certainly helped her reach heights that may have seemed impossible to others, but never to her. Read more

Boston Bound Author Elizabeth Clor

Elizabeth Clor Overcame Her Mental Demons to Qualify for Boston


Today I’m talking with Elizabeth Clor, who recently published a book on her seven year journey (and struggle) with qualifying for the Boston Marathon.

Boston Bound Author Elizabeth Clor

Boston Bound Author Elizabeth Clor

Running Before the Boston Journey Began

Growing up Elizabeth was a dancer, but after college she joined a gym to stay active and started to run on the treadmill on the days when her step aerobics class wasn’t in session. Read more

Strengthen Your Mental Game

Quick Tip: Learning to Flex Your Mental Muscle


How often to you work on the mental aspect of your running?

Running is obviously a physical challenge, but what roll does your mental outlook play in your running/racing performance?

And if it is important, are there steps that you can take to fortify the mental aspect of our sport?

The Mental Game

Strengthen Your Mental Game

Strengthen Your Mental Game

Point blank, how much of an impact does your brain really have on your performance during a race?

A lot, especially in long and/or high intensity races.

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Feeling Unprepared Before a Race?

Quick Tip: Feeling Unprepared Before a Race

If you’ve run enough races, and run them with a specific time goal in mind, you may have felt unprepared before a race began.

Lord knows I’ve don’t that more than a few times.

How does this happen? But more importantly, when you are feeling unprepared before a race how do you react when the race starts?

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

Feeling Unprepared Before a Race?

Feeling Unprepared Before a Race?

I’ve headed to the starting line feeling completely unprepared too many times, yet I’ve been able to run some great times (for me) at those same events.

So what gives?

How can you convince yourself to still run, and potentially run very well, when you’re feeling unprepared before the start of a race.

Here are a few things that I have reminded myself of pre-race: Read more