THE POWER OF A POSITIVE TRAINING ENVIRONMENT

Last night’s National Championship NCAA Football game provided an interesting juxtaposition of two leaders who have reached unprecedented levels of success by promoting two very different environments. While both Nick Saban and Dabo Swinney preach excellence, reports from their locker room paint a picture of two very different leaders with very different training environments. Saban…

Distance Makes the Head Grow Stronger

ELIUD KIPCHOGE SMASHES THE MARATHON WORLD RECORD. On Sunday at the Berlin Marathon Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya broke the world record running 26.2 miles in 2 hours 1 minute and 39 seconds. The 33-year old Olympic Champion from Kenya smashed the previous world record by an astonishing one minute and nineteen seconds. He averaged a…

Talk is Cheap and Very Effective

HOW SELF-TALK CAN POSITIVELY IMPACT HIGH PERFORMANCE. One of the easiest and most powerful ways to use the mind to stimulate peak performance is through self-talk. Self-talk is the running dialogue that goes on inside the head of an athlete leading up to, and during competition. What we say to ourselves really matters – self…