Discover how to use one of your best assets - your mind - to greatest effect in your spring marathon
Miles 15-20: These are the tough miles. Now it’s time for your mind to be kind, positive and encouraging. Imagine you’ve got a little coach sitting on your shoulder – a very helpful coach, not a critical one. Tell yourself: “I’m doing a good job, this is good, hang on in there, this is what it’s all about” - phrases like that work as they’re direct, positive and helpful.
Miles 20-23: This shorter chunk is all about persevering. You know you can do this shorter stretch, you’ve already proved your endurance; now just get through it. If you need a distraction think about where the course is going next and the sights you’ll see.
Miles 23-26.2: The final phase. Remember why you’re running the race and try to contain the pace, so you get to the finish in one piece. Visualise how you’re going to finish – are you going to jump in the air or risk a cartwheel. Focus on what the marathon has meant for you and how you’ve done yourself proud.
is your brain a muscle????...or even your mind?
It probably is if you think it is.
*ponders the enormity of it all*
ah wow maaan, yeah Phil, I totally dig that!
Brain - my 2nd favourite organ.
This sport can ignite our brain to function properly and provide progressive ans strenght thinking.
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