Marathon Toolkit: Engage your Brain

Discover how to use one of your best assets - your mind - to greatest effect in your spring marathon

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Finishing a marathon takes huge reserves of mental strength. Sports psychologist Dr Victor Thompson, part of the ASICS PRO Team, shares some of the principles of sports psychology to keep you running strong.

Flick through our slideshow to discover Dr Thompson's eight essential strategies - and log onto the forum this Friday (April 13) at 1pm to ask him your race strategy questions in our live webchat.

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is your brain a muscle????...or even your mind?

Posted: 11/04/2012 at 15:26

It probably is if you think it is.

*ponders the enormity of it all*

Posted: 11/04/2012 at 16:17

ah wow maaan, yeah Phil, I totally dig that!

Brain - my 2nd favourite organ.

Posted: 11/04/2012 at 22:10

This sport can ignite our brain to function properly and provide progressive ans strenght thinking.


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Posted: 21/06/2012 at 10:25

ofcourse it's a's of your body! we are all muscle....and muscle has memory - keep running!
Posted: 23/11/2012 at 00:06

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