Month: November 2017

Are you pacing yourself properly?

One of the biggest mistakes athletes make—especially inexperienced ones—is mis-pacing their conditioning workouts. They go out too hard and hit a wall. Fly and die. It’s painful for the athlete, and almost as painful for the coach to watch. It occurred to me recently that many athletes don’t even realise how much they mis-pace a…

8 signs that you might be uncoachable

I would think most people want to be described as “coachable,” or “a pleasure to work with.” Some people, though, have a hard time abandoning how they want to do things for the sake putting their faith in a coach’s hands. Why? Because it’s hard to put your trust in someone else, especially when you’re…