A little worry about your workouts is helpful to keep you on track to reach your training goals. It’s that little voice that says, “You’re so not ready for this tri! You better get in an extra long swim this week or you’re gonna kill yourself on race day.” But sports psychologists warn that a little can go a long way. “If someone is getting anxious to prepare for a marathon or big race, there’s a certain amount that’s motivating,” explains Harris Straytner, PhD, sports psychologist in New York and Westchester County. “But you can cross a critical threshold, and the anxiety becomes paralyzing.”
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