Monday, November 28, 2011

Using Visualization and Affirmations in Your Running

Training your mind along with your body is an important part of training for performance.  You can complement the physical side of your training by developing your mental skills with the use of visualization and affirmations.  One of the better articles I have read on the subject comes from Shawn McDonald found here on the website.

In the following video, distance runner Billy Mills talks about how he won the 1964 Olympic 10,000m gold using visualization.  Watching the footage of his phenomenal finish gives me goose bumps...

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