Coping with emotions

Emotions such as fear, anxiety, stress, motivation, can have a massive impact on your training and racing capabilities. In this section, you’ll find information on how to manage these emotions and harness them to maximum effect.

Sport psychology: take mental charge of your performance

in Coping with emotions

Owen Anderson explains how athletes can harness sports psychology to overcome stress in sport and maximise performance Mental stress can hurt your performances in a variety of different ways. It can raise heart rate and oxygen consumption, harming your exercise efficiency and causing particular workout and race speeds to feel tougher than they actually should.... MORE

Sports psychology: stress management in sport

in Coping with emotions

How athletes can avoid emotional burnout in sport Athletics coaches are constantly experimenting on their athletes, whether consciously or not, by seeing how much training they can take. Up to a certain level the athlete improves in performance, to a measurable extent, but there eventually comes a point when the training is too much. The... MORE

Follow us