Dr. G’s Interview Using Psychological Techinques in Ironman

Dr. G mindfully racing Angel Island 25k last December 2013.
Dr. G mindfully racing Angel Island 25k last December 2013.


Hey Awesome People, It’s not everyday that I get asked by a sport psychology colleague on how I implement sport psychology techniques in my own race day performance. Dr. Jim Afremow a sport psychology specialist and author in Arizona contacted me and ask me to share 5 key mental skills/psychological techniques that I use in racing triathlon. Below is the link to the interview. Enjoy and Shine On!

Swimming, Biking, and Running the Talk: My Interview with Sport Psychologist Dr. Gloria Petruzzelli


Dr. Jim Afremow is a sports psychology specialist, a licensed professional counselor, and the author of The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train and Thrive (Rodale, January 2014.) Though his private practice is located in Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Afremow provides individual and group mental training services across the globe to athletes in all sports, as well as to parents, business professionals, and all others engaged in highly-demanding endeavors. His website is www.goldmedalmind.net.



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Dr. Gloria Petruzzelli

Dr. Petruzzelli is a clinical sport psychologist, triathlete, and certified mindfulness meditation teacher located in Sacramento, California. She works with elite athletes and sports teams across the country. She is a competitive athlete and enjoys practicing yoga, spending time with her family, and traveling.