The Triathlete's Guide to Mental Training

August 30, 2005|
The Triathlete's Guide to Mental Training by Jim Taylor
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The Triathlete''s Guide to Mental Training, written by accomplished sport psychologists and Ironman triathletes, offer readers in-depth, practical information and skills they can use to build mental muscle.

Triathlons are certainly physically demanding, to say the least, but most triathletes would agree that it is the mental aspect that can determine whether or not they achieve their competitive goals. Resources addressing this key aspect have been hard to come by -- until now.

Readers will learn in this book first how to assess their psychological strengths and weaknesses, and then discover the six mental factors that most affect triathlon performance. The book includes essential tools for training and competition, such as routines, mental imagery, and tips on getting organized and setting goals, and also explores what it takes to be an Ironman, the unhealthy side of triathlon, and valuable lessons to be learned from the world''s best triathletes.

Jim Taylor, Ph.D., is internationally recognized for his work in the psychology of endurance sports. A former consultant to USA Triathlon, Jim works with world-class and age-group endurance athletes in cycling, running, triathlon, and swimming. He is the author of 10 books including the Prime Sport book series, Psychological Approaches...
Title:The Triathlete's Guide to Mental Training
Product dimensions:282 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 0.76 in
Shipping dimensions:282 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 0.76 in
Published:August 30, 2005
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781931382700

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