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Train Your Mind with Vanessa Faye Foerster
Train Your Mind with Vanessa Faye Foerster
Vanessa Faye Foerster

Your mind is your best performance tool. Train Your Mind is the podcast that teaches endurance athletes how to train their minds... more

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Kona Race Recap

First Monday home post Kona calls for a recap of my first go at the Ironman World Championships! Lots of... more

17 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 39 minutes
94. Time to Pause

It's time to pause, my friends. I get pretty emotional in this episode because the love I feel for this... more

18 Jul 2022 · 6 minutes
93. Goals and HOW Math

Ever find yourself getting caught up in the numbers of how you will reach a goal? In this episode, I... more

14 Jul 2022 · 12 minutes
92. Micro Quitting Filter

This episode is a follow-up to the original episode on Micro Quitting. If you're new around here (welcome!), listen to... more

06 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
91. MVP Episode: Redefine Failure with Skye Moench

Coming in hot with an MVP episode this week! Tune in to listen to my conversation with Pro Triathlete Skye... more

27 Jun 2022 · 37 minutes
BONUS: Train Your Mind for Next Level Performance (Coaching Program Details)

Find all of the details on the 12 week Train Your Mind for Next Level Performance coaching program here: https://www.vanessafayefoerster.com/tym-july-2022Find... more

24 Jun 2022 · 5 minutes
90. Overthinking vs. Thought FULL

Tune in to learn the difference between overthinking and being thought FULL. While overthinking leaves you feeling overwhelmed and anxious,... more

21 Jun 2022 · 13 minutes
89. Reigniting JOY with Maggie Rusch

Tune in to this week's episode for a special conversation with Maggie Rusch!Not only is Maggie the overall female winner... more

14 Jun 2022 · 46 minutes
88. Emotional Fueling Plan

What does your emotional fueling plan consist of? What emotions are you using to fuel yourself daily in training? If... more

06 Jun 2022 · 15 minutes
87. One Race Closer - Ironman Tulsa

Tune into this episode for my Ironman Tulsa race recap.I cover a few things I'm proud of from the race,... more

31 May 2022 · 22 minutes
86. Finish Line Feelings

How often do you think about the way you want to feel at your finish line?How often do you feel... more

16 May 2022 · 17 minutes
85. Racing without a fear of losing

I'm excited to share today's episode where I bring you inside my way of racing! I tell you what changed... more

10 May 2022 · 15 minutes
84. How to be all in (without the pressure)

In this week's episode, I'm sharing one way to train your mind for continued performance improvement. I share the four... more

02 May 2022 · 12 minutes
83. The Performance Potential of "YET" with Barbara

Tune in to hear the real performance potential of yet. You've heard from my athletes who achieved their micro results... more

26 Apr 2022 · 36 minutes
82. MVP Episode: Belief Responsibility

I've got another MVP episode for you today! If this is your first or fiftieth time listening, there is sure... more

18 Apr 2022 · 15 minutes
81. Mind Blowing Results with Kelli, Beth, Tanya, and Jenn

This week, I invited four athletes from my 3 Months to Your Next Level Performance group coaching program on the... more

11 Apr 2022 · 55 minutes
80. Toxic Qualifying Thoughts

If qualifying yourself and your accomplishments is keeping you stuck, tune into this weeks episode where I share why it's... more

04 Apr 2022 · 12 minutes
79. 6 Performance Inhibitors

Performing at your next level means working on and through your performance inhibitors. In my world, those show up as... more

29 Mar 2022 · 13 minutes
78. Micro - Result Challenge

If you're looking a way to challenge yourself mentally in training, tune into this episode! If you want to bring... more

21 Mar 2022 · 17 minutes
77. Imposter Syndrome

On the podcast today, I'm finally talking about the ever popular topic of Imposter Syndrome (or Imposter Phenomenon). Tune in... more

15 Mar 2022 · 18 minutes
76. Thoughts about your coach

On the podcast today, we're talking about the relationship you have with your coach (aka the thoughts you have about... more

08 Mar 2022 · 14 minutes
75. Session Priming

Ever feel defeated as soon you open your training plan? Or maybe there's that one session that always gets you... more

28 Feb 2022 · 16 minutes
74. MVP Episode: Micro Quitting

On the podcast today, I'm bringing back a MVP episode. This episode is consistently shared as an athlete favorite. Micro... more

21 Feb 2022 · 18 minutes
73. 3 Stages of Belief

Today I'm diving into the 3 stages of belief. Tune in to find out what the three stages are, which... more

14 Feb 2022 · 16 minutes
72. Hope IS a performance plan

On the podcast today, I'm sharing my recent learnings from the book 'Hope Rising' by Casey Gwinn and Dr. Chan... more

07 Feb 2022 · 15 minutes
71. Celebrating 30 podcasts in 30 days + what's next

And that concludes the 30 podcasts in 30 days project! In this episode I'm sharing the most popular episode of... more

31 Jan 2022 · 1 minute
70. Lies we tell ourselves

Today I'm sharing the top 5 lies we tell ourselves that keep us from our next level. Some of them... more

31 Jan 2022 · 5 minutes
69. "What do you do when you've lost motivation and none of the 'tricks' work?"

I asked for questions and I got some good ones! On the episode today, I'm answering just one of them... more

30 Jan 2022 · 3 minutes
68. How to "handle" negative self-talk

On the podcast today, I'm answering the ever popular question: "how do I handle my negative self-talk?" I offer you... more

29 Jan 2022 · 3 minutes
67. The Endurance - Time Paradox

Endurance takes time. But time is not what creates your results. Listen to understand more about the endurance - time... more

28 Jan 2022 · 3 minutes
66. A better question for getting to your next level

Yesterday we talked about negotiable goals and today we're talking about inevitability.  If you're spending time trying to decide which... more

27 Jan 2022 · 1 minute
65. Negotiable Goals

Today we're talking about how to know if you're making your goal negotiable and the one decision is takes to... more

26 Jan 2022 · 3 minutes
64. 3 side effects of sharing your next level goal

I've shared my next level goal several times in the last month and every time I get some version of... more

24 Jan 2022 · 5 minutes
63. Why now is the best time to start visualizations

On the podcast today, we're talking about why now is the best time for you to start incorporating race visualizations... more

23 Jan 2022 · 4 minutes
62. FOJO

In this episode, we're talking about FOJO aka a fear of judgement from others and why that's a high price... more

22 Jan 2022 · 4 minutes
61. My top 10 favorite key session love notes

My key session love notes are popular when I post them on Instagram so today I'm sharing my favorites with... more

21 Jan 2022 · 5 minutes
60. Connecting the Physiological to Mental - Part 2

We're back for part 2 of connecting the physiological to mental.  In todays episode, we close the loop on how... more

21 Jan 2022 · 11 minutes
59. Connecting the Physiological to Mental - Part 1

The physiological gains needed for next level performance are real, but they are only a part of a complete athlete.... more

19 Jan 2022 · 14 minutes
58. When you have an off day

I'm not talking about a rest day! I'm talking about a day when you feel off emotionally and I offer... more

18 Jan 2022 · 6 minutes
57. Mental Endurance in the Wild with Danny

In this episode, I'm bringing you something new!  I've invited Danny on the podcast to talk about our real world... more

17 Jan 2022 · 10 minutes
56. Emotional Discomfort Threshold

Listen in for a story about how one of my athletes used her recent run test to increase her emotional... more

16 Jan 2022 · 4 minutes
55. Mental Noting

Mindfulness is a foundation of training your mind with mental endurance, but so often we think we have to sit... more

15 Jan 2022 · 3 minutes
54. High and Low Value Mental Phases

Today's episode is all about the difference between high value mental phases and low value mental phases. I share the... more

14 Jan 2022 · 5 minutes
53. 5 Emotional Skills to Improve Performance

Listen in for the 5 emotional skills that you can put into practice today to drastically improve your performance.

13 Jan 2022 · 5 minutes
52. The Difference between Overconfident and Self-Confident

"Don't you think you're a bit overconfident?" I was asked a few months ago. There is a distinct difference between... more

12 Jan 2022 · 5 minutes
51. 3 Months to Your Next Level Performance

3 Months to your Next Level Performance is the program you've been looking for. There's no other container for performance... more

11 Jan 2022 · 2 minutes
50. Ending the Self-Sabotage Cycle and a 52min PR with Kecia Place-Fencl

Tune into this episode to hear about one athlete's experience ending her self-sabotage cycle and creating a 52 minute Ironman... more

10 Jan 2022 · 27 minutes
49. Orienting your Nervous System

On the episode today, I share a guided orientation experience for nervous system settling. 

09 Jan 2022 · 3 minutes
48. Confidence Dependent

Today we're talking what it means to be confidence dependent.  Listen in to find out what's really missing.

09 Jan 2022 · 4 minutes
47. Performance Self-Judgement

Today you're in for a treat! A short and sweet emotional math lesson.  I break down what actually creates your... more

07 Jan 2022 · 4 minutes
Train Your Mind with Vanessa Faye Foerster
50. Ending the Self-Sabotage Cycle and a 52min PR with Kecia Place-Fencl
Train Your Mind with Vanessa Faye Foerster

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Tune into this episode to hear about one athlete's experience ending her self-sabotage cycle and creating a 52 minute Ironman PR as... more