Produced and copyright 2013 by Marathon & Beyond Magazine. Read by Kelly Jean Badgley.
This is a general audio guide you can use for mental training for a marathon. Please do not listen to this recording while driving, operating heavy machinery, or doing anything that requires your conscious attention.
Dr. David Asp is a Licensed Psychologist, member of the American Psychological Association, and a specialist in sports psychology. He has additional training in clinical hypnosis and is member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.
Dr. Asp is a former Certified Level One Coach for the US Triathlon Association, and has worked with elite level marathon runners, including two who competed in the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials.
The visualization technique presented in this audio is an example of the extensive mental preparation experience Dr. Asp uses in working with athletes and sports teams at all levels and of all ages. Plus, he has his own endurance sports experience in 14 marathons, 3 Ironmans, and 26 cross-country ski marathons.
A few important notes:
- This information is intended for educational purposes only, not as medical advice.
- It is not intended to treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness.
- Your results, if any, will vary.
- Always check with your doctor before changing your exercise or health program.
- Last, if using this program creates any discomfort at any time, discontinue its use.
Click on the image above or the link below to download the .mp3 file. It may take several minutes to download.
If you would like to know more about Dr. Asp and his consultation with athletes, including personalized training and performance enhancement visualization recordings, you can e-mail him: DAASP@charter.net. Also, you can connect with Dr. Asp on his Facebook page @ Dr. David R. Asp Sports Psychology.