Old slideshow presentation I found, very elementary editing, yet entertaining. Music credit to: 30 seconds to Mars, The Heavy
Adam Goucher demonstrates his Thera-Band workout routine. He shows many workouts ― all of which are done to strengthen the hips and knees. This workout is also great for diagnosing exactly where you have stability weaknesses in your legs. Check Adam Goucher’s book ‘Running the Edge’.
Adam Goucher discusses what a runner’s mentality should be when he hits the starting line. Goucher points out that self talk supplements positivity in a runner, and it reinforces thoughts about productive performance. A runner should approach the starting line with positive self talk and should be able to convince himself that he is going to win the race as soon as he steps on that line.
What you do on Race day is so critical. What is the best approach to take when you are putting it all on the line?
Toughness and the competitive spirit is often inherent in an individual, but an athlete can absolutely work to develop this through visualization. Goucher would often proceed with mental processes that would help him develop this toughness within.