the body to the brain indicate the imminent likelihood of a physical crisis if exercise continues at the current intensity level. In response to these signals, the brain decreases muscle activation and produces feelings of discomfort and loss of motivation
inspired is fine for a week or two, and being motivated might work for a month or so, but to make any lifestyle change last a lifetime you need dedication.Dedication sometimes means doing what you don’t want to do. I hear people talk about discipline. Some
GETTY IMAGES Q. What single aspect of training would help me run a faster marathon? Intervals, tempo sessions or more miles? Johnny BlazeA. Unfortunately, it's just not that simple. Making improvements is all about the ...
GETTY IMAGES You've followed your training schedule to the letter, successfully dodged injury and illness in the run-up to the big day and all of a sudden you're lining up at the start. Get your head screwed on to make sure you've got t...
Case study - Tim Piggott, 26 Reason for layoff: Car crash I have always run just for the enjoyment of it. I grew up around Marlborough in Wiltshire and ran on the Downs all the time. I didn’t race, though I was running about 50 miles per week when I had the accident.On August 1...
Whether you're tripped up in transition, or you struggle with the swim, everyone has different weaknesses and strengths when it comes to triathlons. That's part of the appeal - and the challenge - of a multi-sport event. To help make that leap between disciplines a little bit eas...
ASICS PRO Team sports psychologist Dr Victor Thompson shares top strategies for setting targets, beating race day nerves and debriefing after the event.Whether it's a 5K or a spring marathon, your first race or your fiftieth, Dr Thompson's tips are a recipe for race day success.
as many calories.How Do I Stay Motivated?Good goals are the secret of motivation, along with an eager training partner. By a good goal I mean something that is definite, attainable and personally worthwhile. Avoid targeting nebulous things like getting
dont have to be the competitive type to enter a race every now and then. Youll find that lots of other racers arent overly competitive, either. Theyre out there because its fun and social, and it motivates them to keep on running.7. Women
the previous month.Dermination downfallGiven the multi-sport nature of triathlon and the rigorous training needed just to finish one, it's no surprise that many triathletes overtrain. Throw in the high motivation levels of triathletes and the extreme training
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