Category Archives: Triathlete

In support of competition in sport: Thoughts from a karate dojo

“If wanting to win is a fault, as some of my critics seem to insist, then I plead guilty. I like to win. I know no other way. It’s in my blood.”                                                     – Bear Bryant, … Continue reading

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The Indispensable Athlete: How to make the cut on your sports team

This tip from Bob Palmer, high performance expert with SportExcel, is for athletes of any age who have a desire to win, and need to take charge of the direction of their training. It is especially for athletes in the … Continue reading

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Three strategies to stop mind games in your sport.

An athlete recently asked me how to get distracting or hurtful comments made by competitors out of her head so that she could refocus on her racing. That is a great question from the point of view of both you … Continue reading

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Three Steps to Sport Cross-Training Results

How elite athletes target high performance physiology from the get-go Have you ever started off your season where running is just plain not fun and warming up takes forever? Or perhaps this sounds like all of your training runs.  If … Continue reading

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Triathlete Training Tip: Blast through the Blues

SportExcel’s High Performance Trainer, Bob Palmer, answers a triathlete’s question: How can I train when I don’t feel motivated to do anything? Like us on Facebook SportExcel   SportExcel Website: http://www.sportexcel.ca

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Cool Down / Stretching Tip for Triathletes

Julie Anderson, Team Manager for Mercury Rising Triathlon is our guest blogger this week.  She shares her video training tip for cooling down and stretching after a run. About our Guest Blogger: Julie Anderson is the Team Manager for Mercury … Continue reading

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The Law of the Party: Leadership or followship in your sport

The first step to getting athletes into the Zone is listening to their story of goals, successes and failures, but there is a deeper, greater story that I’m interested in and it is told by their physiology (posture). Every negative … Continue reading

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