Entries by Danielle

Overcoming setbacks, finding resilience, and avoiding burnout with Eloise Du Luart, Professional Triathlete

In this episode, Eloise du Luart shares her approach to training performance and how she handles injuries, overcomes setbacks, and maintains a healthy balance without burnout. Eloise shares many unique insights into her training mentality as a professional triathlete.  Podcast Banner Image Credit: Jeff Thoren Join Our Community Today!

A Scientific Approach to Sports Performance with Dr. Tommy Wood, Neuroscientist and Physiologist

Dr. Tommy Wood is a research assistant professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience at the University of Washington whose research interests involve brain health, performance, and longevity. Furthermore, Tommy has coached and competed in multiple sports, including rowing, CrossFit, powerlifting, and ultra-endurance racing. He has also worked with Formula 1 athletes. In this episode, we discuss […]

Positive Self-Talk: A Complete Guide

Did you know that the way you speak to yourself can impact your athletic performance?   Self-Talk refers to the internal dialogues we have to ourselves. In the paper, Self-Talk in Sport and Performance (2017), authors Judy L.Van Raalte and Andrew Vincent write that ‘In the research literature, both instructional and motivational self-talk have been shown […]

How to Become Mentally Strong

A successful athlete needs mental strength; the ability to overcome failure, navigate obstacles and perform well when faced with setbacks and injuries. The degree of mental toughness one has measures individual resilience and can predict success in sport. According to Solomon and Becker (2004), a resilient athlete can overcome setbacks, remain confident, and focus on […]