Triathlon Race Psychology | Mental Preparation With Lionel Sanders & Lucy Charles

Published on July 5th 2018


Often the pressure of performing at a race can be paralysing. You've trained hard, putting in hours of pain and sweat, but it's not just your body that you need to hone. Mentally preparing for a race is just as important, even the pros get it wrong at times but there are a few small changes you can make that will keep you on top of your game. Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: Heather talked to Lucy Charles and Lionel Sanders about the ways in which they mentally prepared for a race, and how they overcome the psychological challenges OF pro-triathlon. We also interviewed Deirdre Angella a top performance Psychologist from the English Institute of Sport who had some great advice and insight into maintaining a mental edge during a race, and focusing effectively upon the task at hand. Which of these little tips do you practise, or have found helpful? Let us know in the comments below 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GTN... 📹 Ask The Pros: Pre Race Nerves | Music: Epidemic Sound If You Let Go (Instrumental Version) - Alexander Fogelmark Do Tell - Niklas Ahlström Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images