psychology

6 Tips for Looking At a 'Did Not Start' (DNS) or 'Did Not Finish (DNF) in A Positive Way

6 Tips for Looking At a 'Did Not Start' (DNS) or 'Did Not Finish (DNF) in A Positive Way

Have you ever had a ‘did not start’ (DNS) or ‘did not finish’ (DNF) in a race and wondered how to bounce back?

In this article, sports psychologist Evie Serventi gives you 6 tips on how to use a DNS or DNF in a positive way to help you improve your future performance.

Can Rituals, Superstitions and Strange Habits Actually Improve Your Running Performance?

Can Rituals, Superstitions and Strange Habits Actually Improve Your Running Performance?

Runners and endurance athletes do some strange things that make us believe they will improve our performances.

Whether that’s our pre-race rituals, our lucky pants or the systems and processes that we go through.

But can they actually help improve your performance?

49 Inspiring Quotes that Will Put You on the Path to Successful Ultra-Running

49 Inspiring Quotes that Will Put You on the Path to Successful Ultra-Running

Sometimes you read lots of advice, tips and information but it just doesn’t sink in.

And sometime a quote can be a powerful motivation for you to push past a roadblock or a plateau that you’re facing in training and racing.

Here are 49 of the most inspiring quotes that can be applied to ultra-running

7 Steps to Manage Pre-Race Nerves and Improve Your Performance

7 Steps to Manage Pre-Race Nerves and Improve Your Performance

Have pre-race nerves impacted your race performance?

Or have you pulled out of a race because you felt so anxious?

Then read these 7 tips to help you recognise, manage and use nerves to improve your performance.

The Monthly Mileage: March 2019 - 4 Tips on How to Prepare for Races, Including Video and a FREE Race Checklist!

The Monthly Mileage: March 2019 - 4 Tips on How to Prepare for Races, Including Video and a FREE Race Checklist!

Learn 4 tips for preparing for races - including videos of my nightly routine before major runs.

Plus you can grab your FREE pre-race checklist!

I’ve used these on the way to winning 100 mile and 100km races. And as part of my training in March, where I ran 1,066km (262 miles).