The whistle blows, and it’s game over. The other team won, they’re running around the pitch celebrating, and the only thing on your mind is worrying about how you’ll talk to your team in the locker room. They don’t want to be there, everyone is disappointed, and the last thing you want to do is […]
About Matthew Mace
Matthew is an avid cyclist, runner, and freelance content writer with a keen interest in psychology and injury. He studied sport and exercise at Durham University and now writes about cycling, wellness and mental fitness.
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Discover key strategies to build mental resilience in sports, allowing you to unleash your true potential.
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Anxiety is common; it’s something we all experience from time to time, but others are more prone to anxious thoughts and tendencies. And athletes are no different — some of the most decorated athletes also have anxiety disorders, take Michael Phelps, for example. Phelps was — and continues to be — extremely open about his […]
Mental preparation is often overlooked — but knowing how to get in the right headspace before competition is key to accomplishing your absolute best. It can mean the difference between winning and losing, promotion and relegation, or even your spot on the team. Without adequate preparation, you might find yourself scattered, unable to focus, and […]