By Dr Jeff Brown and Liz Neporent on
If nerves get the better of you on the start line, shake yourself free with a hand from sports psychologist Dr Jeff Brown.
You selected an event, circled it on the calendar and trained your heart out. Then you get to the start line and you’re so nervous you think you might pass out. You know it’s just a local 10K, but emotionally it feels like an Olympic final.
What’s going on?
Your sympathetic nervous ...