Mental Training: Confidence + Recovery

Mental Training: Confidence + Recovery

Your mind is your most powerful asset — use it. Commit to daily mental focus training and watch those PRs fall. You’ll show up to the line calm, confident, and ready to manage any challenge more easefully.

Use these videos to massage your nervous system and relax deeply to optimize recovery, as well as guide you through race visualization using mantras and more.

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Mental Training: Confidence + Recovery
  • Recovery Visualization

    Exclusive routine from Work IN: The Athlete's Plan for Real Recovery and Winning Results!
    If you are feeling resistance to giving recovery your full focus, remember that this is likely an unconscious habit rather than a choice. Especially in the times when you are struggling to transition from ef...

  • Extended Exhalation Breath

    Exclusive routine from Work IN: The Athlete's Plan for Real Recovery and Winning Results!
    Lengthening your exhale has a profound calming effect on your nervous system, helping you to slow your heart rate and relax. Use this routine to Work IN.
    Includes a pre/post practice check in — a pause to no...

  • Run Visualization

    Use this meditation daily to stay focused on your running goal and why it's important to you and, more important, see and feel your ability to close the gap between where you are now, and where you want to be.
    - Focus: mental focus, performance
    - When: pre- or post-workout
    - Suggested prop: bolst...

  • How To Improve Sleep Meditation

    If you're not sleeping well, you're not recovering as well as you could be. Use this short meditation to help you create space between the activities of your day and your rest, helping you ease into a better night's sleep.
    - Focus: mental focus, recovery
    - When: before bed
    - Suggested prop: wall

  • Race Day Meditation

    Use this simple meditation to activate your race or workout mantra — positive affirmation — and help you fly to the finish.
    - Focus: mental focus, performance
    - When: pre-workout/race
    - Suggested prop: bolster or pillow

  • Taper Meditation

    You've done the work, now recover right. Rather than throwing a taper tantrum, use this meditation to help you absorb and optimize your training. BONUS: Legs Up the Wall adds a restorative boost.
    - Focus: mental focus, recovery
    - When: post-workout or recovery day
    - Suggested props: wall, strap