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Tour De You: Cycling and Performance

| June 5th, 2019

“Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There’s something wrong with a society that drives a car to workout in a gym.” — Bill Nye June 3, 2019 was World Bicycle Day! Thank you for riding along with me on this Tour de You. We appreciate you for coming along […]

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Human Performance: The Wellness of the Whole Athlete. By Dr. K.C. Wilder

| June 3rd, 2019

For the wellness of the whole athlete, mental skills can be learned and practiced with consistency for maximal wellness. We all perceive situations differently. For one person, being in a high-pressure, chaotic sports environment can be energizing. For another person, the same situation can cause extreme anxiety. Let’s use the abstract picture below to illustrate […]

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Be Well to Perform With Excellence and Achieve Your Goals. By Dr. K.C. Wilder

| May 28th, 2019

“The point of a story is to cultivate, if not wisdom in the conduct of life, then at least in the instruction in living.”-L. Cochran Elite athletes often come to work with me to win a National Championship, Gold Medal, or to get into a D-1 school. These are all outcome goals. Outcome goals that […]

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Mental Training for Peak Performance: Self-Confidence. By Dr. K.C. Wilder

| May 23rd, 2019

Youth athletes can mentally train for peak performance by being proactive with their self-confidence. What is self-confidence? Self-confidence is how strongly you believe in your ability to execute a task or skill. Without a high level of self-confidence it is difficult to perform at your very best. While self-confidence builds automatically with experience and success, […]

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Elite Performance and the Psychology of Excellence. By Dr. K.C. Wilder

| April 22nd, 2019

Tiger Woods 2019 Master’s win exemplified a successful World-class performance. What exactly IS the psychology of excellence and what patterns are consistently observed? ASPECT magazine interviewed Dr. Kathryn C. Wilder, Ph.D., Elite Mental Edge, Human Performance Consultant. Here is an excerpt from that article that was first published in April 2003. The ideas on the […]

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