James Cracknell's Marathon Des Sable
A fabulous documentary that shows the challenge of managing heat stress. It
shows the mental and physical challenges that this involves. James tests out
the drinks and nutrition and the psychology of how diet influences performance
is very interesting.
Youtube and social media are fabulous ways of sharing information. There are so many fabulous clips and programmes available. The only thing I find it knowing whether they are any good.
And so what I have done is selected a few videos, and provided a brief comment on why this is useful.
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Greg Whyte achieve the impossible
Greg has recently authored a fabulous self-help book called achieve the
impossible. He has worked with celebrity athletes and of course, conducted a
great deal of research with us. See Greg's website
Billy Schwer mental boxing
An inspiring talk that draws links between the mindset needed to be a world
champion; resilience, determination... and apply that to achieving goals in
The next time the voice in your head says "I cant", remember this video which says
Achieve the Impossible!
Endurance Training and Mental
Toughness for Long Distance
Systematic endurance training
strategies are presented to help
long-distance and open-water
swimmers to develop physical
and mental toughness, set goals
and manage their emotions.
Marathon Training: distance
running in the North Pole North
Pole Marathon: how to cope in
With temperatures ranging from
-10 to -35°C, running the North
Pole marathon is a huge
challenge. Andy Lane and Tracey
Devonport explain how to prepare
for such events using data from a
recent successful case study.
Sports psychology: developing a
positive attitude towards
pressure will improve
The psychological states
associated with peak
performance and how to achieve
Boxing: the psychology behind a
Successful boxers must
desensitise themselves to the
effects of inflicting injury and
accept personal risks each time
they compete. Read more
Sports Psychology: endurance
training. Using your mind to help
with endurance training. Read
How to change negative
Managing training intensity..
Do sports products help?