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Olympic Sports Psychologist Shane Murphy

I sat down with my former Sports Psychologist Shane Murphy - he was the first director of sports psychology for the U.S Olympic Training Center and helped me greatly improve my performance.

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Topics: Reflection, Training, Elite Only, fear as fuel, fear guru, video

An adventurer's look at the Leadville 100 mtb race

What a great mountain bike adventure. @OutsideMagazine picked up anohter one of our productions about the Leadville 100 mountain bike race. This video is a great adventure story about one man's loss of more than 35 pounds finiding the adventurer within!

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Topics: Expeditions, Elite Only, Friends

The one trait All Star-athletes, top CEOs and Navy SEALs share

I could feel the hand reach inside my stomach and start fingering a piano concerto, digits going up and down a mile a minute. I sat at the starting line of the US Olympic trials in the single scull (one man rowing) and recognized that familiar feeling. I had long ago learned to turn the butterflies in my stomach into a fuel more potent than an entire case of Red Bull. I closed my eyes to channel adrenaline, excitement and fear response onto the handles of my oars.

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Topics: Reflection, Elite Only

Four steps to getting great in less than 10,000 hours

Malcolm Gladwell popularized the 10,000 hour rule, and others claim natural ability and genetics trumps training. The truth is both are wrong according to the latest research. K. Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool have researched masters in many fields from Chess to Athletics and they found it's got nothing to do with talent. Watch the video then share it with a friend!

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Topics: How-to, Fearless Parenting, Videos, Elite Only

Mental Training Techniques from US Olympic Training Center

Breakthrough to your best performance ever, by training your mind. Here are the secrets from the Olympic training center that can get you there!

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Topics: Training, Videos, Elite Only

Five steps to become as fit as an Olympian

 

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Topics: Training, Elite Only

prepare yourself to ride anything with these 6 training tips - Bicycling Magazine

 

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Topics: How-to, Training, Elite Only, Friends

Plyometric leg workout to crush your next mountain bike race

Here's some killer insight from my Olympic training days, using plyometrics to be powerful during your biking competition. Plyos are great for road cycling or mountain biking, especially in short burst and to raise your average wattage. What ever biking you do; please let me know how these work for you and please share with your cycling friends.

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Topics: Training, Elite Only

The best workouts on the go!

 

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Topics: Travel, Training, Elite Only

Hack your way to a 5% bump in VO2 Max

Sprinting for the finish line, driving up over a hill and resuming a torrid pace, or bouncing back from a hard dyno at 14,000 feet all require a great maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 Max). Knowing a killer workout that can have a quick and lasting impact on how much air you suck in and devour is a godsend. I've got one for you.

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Topics: How-to, Elite Only