Men and women have inherent differences when it comes to sports. Many studies show that women are better at endurance sports compared to men, while men are better at explosive and power-driven actions.
Positive running story – Jenna Powers
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text margin_bottom=”10″]This positive running story is about Seattle runner Jenna Powers.
Self belief, the magic potion for your training
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text margin_bottom=”10″]Self belief is not a factor that typically gets talked about a lot with running.
How to achieve an abundance of willpower
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text margin_bottom=”10″]Willpower is a really really useful quality to have.
Partnership with American Cancer Society
activacuity®, the first guided imagery app for athletes, has announced a partnership with the American Cancer Society.
How to focus on what you want
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text margin_bottom=”10″]Working as an endurance coach with athletes, or as a life coach with clients, one consistent challenge that people face is how to focus on what you do want.
Positive running story – Taylor Stepanski
This week we speak with Angelina Ramos, women’s cross-country/track & field distance and middle-distance coach for Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU). Angelina has been training a group of eighteen athletes since being hired by SVSU in 2015 to revive the women’s distance program. The team had just come off of a bad year: SVSU had […]
Positive running story – Lisa Marshall
Lisa Marshall is an award-winning health and medical science journalist whose work has taken her to parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. An avid runner, she lives in the foothills west of Boulder with her husband and two children, and has completed a remarkable ten marathons to date. Here she reflects on her experiences […]
5 benefits of visualization for everyday runners and athletes
If you see it, you can do it. Elite athletes – from Billie Jean King to Muhammed Ali – have used visualization as part of their training for decades – picturing entire performances in their minds in vivid detail. But it’s not just the elites who can benefit from visualization; everyday runners, athletes, and even the casual fitness dabbler can […]
Visualize your best race performances
As athletes, we spend a ton of time training physically. It feels great, well most of the time, and we feel bad when we’re not training! We follow training programs to the letter, getting concerned if we have missed one session or workout, and wonder if this will impact our performance come race day. Ever […]