Overcoming Doubt in Triathlons

Pushing Through Doubt in Races

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.

Another big challenge we find with triathletes is that once they start the run and are already 5, 6, 7 hours into an Ironman, they really start to have doubts about what they are doing…

They start questioning why they are doing this and why are they putting themselves through this pain…

How do racers push through that doubt and questioning why they are doing this after hours of racing?

BEKKER: “That’s a good question having been there myself…”

After you’ve been racing for 6 or so hours and still have about 3 hours left, you start asking questions…

You start doubting your training… You start doubting your nutrition… There are questions that run through your mind such as, “What am I thinking? What am I doing? Isn’t it better to just go home?”

This is where mental toughness comes in more than anywhere else…

Listen to this week’s podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Andre Bekker give to triathletes when they are already hours into the race, with hours left and they start doubting themselves.

Download a Free Mental Toughness MP3 for Triathletes to Learn How to Overcome Top Mental Game Challenges!

Triathlete Confidence

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If you are read to improve your mental toughness and perform with ultimate self-confidence in races, “Triathlete Confidence” will do just that.

Dr. Patrick Cohn and Andre Bekker (formerly ranked #1 in age category 50+ for 70.3 distance) share powerful metnal strategies to elp you perfrom your best in races.

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This workbook program is ideal for triathletes, coaches, parents and mental coaches:

  • Triathletes: Get the mental edge by learning how to take control of your confidence, mentally prepare for races, and perform with composure under pressure.
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  • Parents: Help boost your athlete’s performance. Don’t let their mind hold them back any longer.
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  1. Bonus 1 – Train With Intensity How to Train Smarter
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  3. Bonus 3 – Prerace Tips For Coaches

Learn more about “Triathlete Confidence: Mental Toughness Training For Peak Performance in Racing”…

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