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Running Visualisations

Positive mental imagery when on the run

A female runner dressed in black with blurred feet giving the impression of running faster than she is
Photo by Filip Mroz on Unsplash

What do we mean by visualisations?

A visualisation is essentially your creative mind imagining a vivid scene, situation, or image. I like to think of a visualisation to be the pictorial equivalent of a mantra.

For example, a runner might have a verbal mantra they repeat over time during a marathon such as ‘I…




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Neil Mapes

Neil Mapes

Beach wanderer, sea swimmer, trail runner and charity leader. Loving life in the Highlands of Scotland.

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