2013 November'S ARCHIVE

  • November Newsletter: 5 Ways to Speed up your Recovery Time

    By Ashley Corn | In Newsletter | on November 15, 2013

    Injury and recovery is part of any endurance sport, but having to take down time is brutal for any athlete and this is especially true when the down time is due to an injury. To get the most out of your recovery time and speed up your healing process you have to start looking at […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • October Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Visualize Success! Many of you are in your taper phase right now. The taper phase is an extremely important part of training and allows you to be rested and fresh for the big race or competition.  However if you’re anything like me, you dread the taper and it feels more difficult to adhere to a […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • September Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Running is not an Individual Sport Between traveling for work, planning a wedding, and just being tired of training I decided to take some time off from running between January and June this year.  I didn’t quit running completely, but I scaled back quite a bit, I didn’t follow a training plan and stopped racing […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • August Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Out Smart the Pain We’ve all been there. That moment in the race or that last interval where you begin to tighten up, your breathing gets heavy, your legs begin to burn and you think to yourself “I can’t do this, it hurts too bad!” In that moment you have a choice. You can choose […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • July Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Staying Motivated Toward Your Goals A recent study found that runners’ top mental block is a pessimistic mindset.  Last month we discussed the importance of building a strong optimistic mindset and I hope you’ve been writing down three good things each night to build your optimism and kill that mental block!  Because of the importance […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • June Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Improve Performance by Remaining Optimist My post is a little later this month because I was out of town for a good friend’s wedding and a little vacation.  When spending a week in a gorgeous location and celebrating a wedding with close friends, it’s not hard to have an optimistic outlook on life!  However, when […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • May Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Mental Judo In the April Newsletter we talked about the importance of taking a look at our thinking and noticing counterproductive patterns that may be hindering our performances.  That awareness piece is critical and once you become proficient at recognizing your counterproductive thoughts you can do something about them! Our thoughts drive how we feel […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • April Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Building a Strong Base April is a time when many of you are starting up a new training program or beginning to build that strong base for summer and fall races.  This is also the time to start up a mental training program!  People often wait until right before their big competition or race before […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • March Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    Leverage your Strengths! I bet if I asked you to make a list of all of your weaknesses and all the things you want to improve upon you would have no trouble coming up with a comprehensive list.  However, if I asked you to come up with a list of all your strengths and how […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • February Newsletter

    By admin | In Newsletter | on November 12, 2013

    4 Effective Strategies for Reaching Difficult Goals   It’s February already! How many of you are still upholding your New Year’s resolutions? If I had to guess, I would say not many of you. Not because I don’t think you are diligent, committed individuals, but because research shows that even though most people set goals, […]

    CONTINUE READING
© G.U.T.S. 2013. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.