by Andy Barton
In the first part of this feature we focussed on boosting your motivation during training - now it's about optimising your mind on the big day itself.
Training for a marathon - or any race - isn't just about the physical preparation. The mental aspect is arguably just as important, as Andy Barton explains.
Andy Barton is one of the UK's leading mental performance coaches working with sports performers at all levels. His clients include, among others, Premier League and international footballers and rugby players, European Tour golfers, world level equestrians, Olympic athletes and world medallists. He also enjoys working with keen amateurs and is one of the mind and body experts for Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, the official hotel partner of the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon.
Andy provides one on one consultations at his practices in Central London and Stamford, Lincolnshire.
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