How to Mentally Prepare For Challenges in Races


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In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Andre Bekker, a professional cyclist and previously ranked #1 in the age category 50+ for the 70.3 Triathlon long distance.

Do you have a race plan? Do you use visualization before races?

You want everything to go smooth during races... but what happens when your goggles fall off or your bike tire pops?

What do you do when you have equipment issues or failure?

How do you prepare mentally to deal with some of these challenges in the middle of a transition or swim? What do you do?

Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Andre Bekker give to triathletes when having difficulty during a race with equipment.

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