Perspectives – There is no wall
What do you do when you hit a wall? Cut through your perceptions and coach yourself past it
I’ve been competing in ultramarathons for the past three years. Recently, I started making the connection between these endurance events and my role as a coach. As soon as you start contemplating distances beyond 26.2 miles the mental aspect of the race becomes crucial. This is where my coaching skills come to the fore.
Three years ago I signed up for the Oxfam Trailwalker 100km (62 miles and a 2,000 metre ascent). I envisaged it being a landmark in...
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