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Stephen P. Gonzalez, M.S. Tuesday, 10 April 2012 15:08 TWEET COMMENTS 0

Mind-Body Connection

Your mind runs your race, for better or worse

Jerry is a competitive trail runner who keeps a training log, allows for plenty of rest ...

 

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Illustration by Jeremy Duncan

 

Jerry is a competitive trail runner who keeps a training log, allows for plenty of rest between runs, eats a balanced diet listens to his body. And, yet, he was overly anxious at the starting line of his most recent trail race. Negativity consumed his thoughts: I have to do well, but I hate this heat. I don’t think I can beat Frank. I don’t have enough energy to finish.



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