The Cycling Mind: The Psychological Skills for Peak Performance on the Bike - and in Life
Ruth Anderson
  • ISBN 13 : 9781472948892
  • year : 2019
  • language : English
  • binding : Softcover
Contents: Foreword by Joanna Rowsell Shand. 1. Prepare - Preparing the foundations for performance excellence. 2. Train - Training your mind for optimal performance. 3. Control - Controlling your mind to perform at your best. 4. Believe - Believing in your ability to succeed. 5. Compete - Competing in the optimal psychological state for peak performance. 6. Recover - Recovering to maintain the optimal psychological state in competition. 7. Thrive - Thriving on pressure by enhancing psychological wellbeing. 8. Excel - Excelling on and off the bike to be the best you can be. The Cycling Mind will take the reader through the key stages of an athlete's pathway, from training through to competition, and provide guidelines to developing the psychological skills to compete at their best. In addition the strategies explored in the book can be applied across all high-pressure performance environments, including business and daily life. Foreword by Joanna Rowsell Shand MBE, double Olympic gold medallist, winner of multiple world cycling championships and BBC commentator on major cycling competitions.