How Bad Do You Want It? by Matt Fitzgerald audiobook

How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle

By Matt Fitzgerald
Read by Matt Fitzgerald

8.49 Hours 01/24/2018 Unabridged
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The greatest athletic performances spring from the mind, not the body. Elite athletes have known this for decades, and now science is learning why it’s true. In his fascinating new book, How Bad Do You Want It?, coach Matt Fitzgerald examines more than a dozen pivotal races to discover the surprising ways elite athletes strengthen their mental toughness. Fitzgerald puts you into the pulse-pounding action of more than a dozen epic races from running, cycling, triathlon, XTERRA, and rowing with thrilling race reports and revealing postrace interviews with the elites. Their own words reinforce what the research has found: Strong mental fitness lets us approach our true physical limits, giving us an edge over physically stronger competitors. Each chapter explores the how and why of an elite athlete’s transformative moment, revealing powerful new psychobiological principles you can practice to flex your own mental fitness. The new psychobiological model of endurance performance shows that the most important question in endurance sports is: How bad do you want it? Fitzgerald’s fascinating book will forever change how you answer this question and show you how to master the psychology of mind over muscle. These lessons will help you push back your limits and uncover your full potential.

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The greatest athletic performances spring from the mind, not the body. Elite athletes have known this for decades, and now science is learning why it’s true. In his fascinating new book, How Bad Do You Want It?, coach Matt Fitzgerald examines more than a dozen pivotal races to discover the surprising ways elite athletes strengthen their mental toughness.

Fitzgerald puts you into the pulse-pounding action of more than a dozen epic races from running, cycling, triathlon, XTERRA, and rowing with thrilling race reports and revealing postrace interviews with the elites. Their own words reinforce what the research has found: Strong mental fitness lets us approach our true physical limits, giving us an edge over physically stronger competitors. Each chapter explores the how and why of an elite athlete’s transformative moment, revealing powerful new psychobiological principles you can practice to flex your own mental fitness.

The new psychobiological model of endurance performance shows that the most important question in endurance sports is: How bad do you want it? Fitzgerald’s fascinating book will forever change how you answer this question and show you how to master the psychology of mind over muscle. These lessons will help you push back your limits and uncover your full potential.

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Author Bio: Matt Fitzgerald

Author Bio: Matt Fitzgerald

Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance-sports and nutrition writer and certified sports nutritionist. His book Iron War was long-listed for the 2012 William Hill Sports Book of the Year, and he is the author of the bestseller Racing Weight. Fitzgerald is a columnist on Competitor.com and Active.com and has contributed to Bicycling, Men’s Health, Triathlete, Men’s Journal, Outside, Runner’s World, Shape, and Women’s Health. He has ghostwritten for such sports celebrities as Dean Karnazes and Kara Goucher.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Sports & Recreation
Runtime: 8.49
Audience: Adult
Language: English