Workout Worrier
Training

Tips for Managing Pre-Workout Anxiety

July 13, 2018 0

In my private practice, I regularly help endurance athletes cope with pre-race anxiety. The anticipation and excitement of finally putting your hard work to the test can, for many, cause butterflies, jitters, and a negative […]

Mindfullness
Multisport

Mindfulness 101 for Endurance Athletes

March 27, 2018 0

Sport psychologists are forever attempting to get athletes to be more positive and to stop their negative thinking. The idea is that if you can replace negative beliefs with positive ones, your performance will improve. […]

indoor cycling
Training

Spinning the Wheels on Indoor Cycling

December 13, 2017 0

Mid-Atlantic winters can be particularly harsh. Unless you are one of those die hard cyclists who actually seem to take pride in the fact that they bike outdoors in frigid, icy, dark, unappealing conditions, you […]

Triathlon Training
Training

Are You a Triathlete or a Body Builder?

October 9, 2017 0

I always tell my athletes you must train your CORE to perform as a triathlete. The successful ones do it right, the unsuccessful, not that great. Since I’m not an expert on exercise training for […]

Which Table
Training

Three’s Company

October 7, 2017 0

Strolling through the gym often gives me flashbacks of my old high school cafeteria. On one side of the room you have the brainy calorie counters meticulously analyzing the nutritional value of a fruit smoothie. […]

Yoga
Training

Mandatory Pit Stop

May 16, 2017 0

Several months ago I had scheduled a workout with my friend Carmen. Carmen is a pretty intense triathlete who never misses a workout. On this particular day, however, she was over twenty minutes late and […]

Dr. Michael Ross
Training

The Science of Speed

May 15, 2017 0

Feel free to think of The Performance Lab and Velocity Sports as a store for athletes. Only this store doesn’t have shelves stocked with Ramen – and Batter Blaster. Instead, it sells strength, speed, agility, […]

Strength training
Training

Counterfeit Strength Training

April 4, 2017 0

Are there really counterfeit forms of strength training? As long as you get stronger with your workout routine, it means that you are getting stronger and will perform better, right? Wrong. Counterfeit strength training has […]