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Motivation

Be inspired by success stories, get motivation tips and read about all things worthy of a motivational quote.

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10 professional athlete-approved ways to mentally prepare for race day

Being mentally ready for a race is just as important as making sure your body and gear are tuned up. Here’s how 4 Polar athletes mentally prepare for race day.

October 27, 2017
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When motivation wanes: 12 ways to get it back

Losing the motivation to train happens to the best of us. The next time your motivation wanes, try one of these athlete-tested tricks to get it back.

October 26, 2017
Watch One week after Kona | Video

One week after Kona | Video

What goes through a pro’s mind one week after the Ironman World Championship? Polar triathletes Kaisa Sali, Tim Don and Sebastian Kienle share their thoughts.

October 20, 2017
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How power walking made one marathoner feel more powerful

What happens when a longtime runner and avid marathoner is suddenly sidelined? Here’s how runner Alison Feller discovered a new way to sweat: power walking.

December 12, 2017
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6 race goals that have nothing to do with a PR

Focusing on a PR can be fun, but there are other race-day goals to consider. Consider one of these 6 race goals the next time you show up to the start line.

December 5, 2017
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What to do after you complete your goal race

You spent months training for your goal race and now it’s over. What comes next? Read these 5 pieces of advice for building your post-race training plan.

November 21, 2017
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Kate Grace’s no-fail trick for calming her pre-race nerves

Starting to feel nervous before your goal race? Utilize this advice from Polar athlete and Olympian Kate Grace to help calm your pre-race nerves.

November 16, 2017
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My last race

For some athletes, there comes a time when the racing shoes need to be retired. Read 3 athletes’ stories of their final finish lines – and what came next.

November 15, 2017
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Five questions to ask yourself before signing up for a race

Whether your goal is a Couch-to-5K or an ultramarathon, consider these five factors before hitting the registration button and signing up for a race.

November 14, 2017
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How Angela Naeth gets in the zone

Distractions are a part of life, even before a race. Heed this advice from Polar athlete Angela Naeth to help you mentally stay in the zone before race day.

October 25, 2017
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15 mantras that’ll get you through any workout

There comes a point in most tough workouts when mind over matter comes into play. Try one of these 15 motivating mantras to get you through any workout.

October 24, 2017
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Everything you need to know about planning your race day outfit

The final piece of your training puzzle is deciding what to wear on race day. Read this advice from six athletes on planning your race day outfit.

October 19, 2017

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