a marathon or any long distance race is as much about
mind power or mental training as physical conditioning. It's true that
you need to be relatively fit to run a marathon however,
most people can cope with the physical demands required
it's the mental toughness that lets
The human body can cope with a huge amount of exercise
as long as the mind is programmed to cope. Correctly
programmed the mind can far out stretch
what the body can achieve - with most people the opposite
The state of hypnosis is not
unusual and has similarities to the deep concentration
attained by top performers in all walks of life.
When an athlete has performed well and claims they were
‘in the Zone’ they are talking about an
altered state of consciousness so intense they are able
to achieve top results in their sport.
The use of a Sports Hypnosis CD ‘trains’
the athlete to enter intense performance states
when required during a race.
Experienced long-distance runners are usually adept
at this and often go into an altered state after running
about one mile.
The use of this CD in the run
up to an event will develop coping strategies when doubts
in abilities to ‘carry on’ are exposed.
Having these pre-programmed positive suggestions for
various occurrences can help push one beyond what’s
This CD also helps reduce Post
Marathon Depression which many athletes suffer.