Psyched up

Everyone needs something to inspire them.

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Marathon runners

Professor Andy Lane

The Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology reveals his top tips for marathon success.

Dr Costas Karageorghis

Dr Costas Karageorghis

The reader in sports psychology reveals the science behind the music and how you can create your own performance enhancing playlist.

Ice hockey sticks

Rocking the crowd!

The Cardiff Devils productions manager and match night director, Paul Sullivan, explains how he injects a bit of adrenaline into match nights.

Katherine Bond

Psychology of archery

Katherine Bond, the sports psychologist for the GB Paralympic archery team, encourages us to "establish a routine" to stay on target.

GB Bobsleigh

Psychology of bobsleighing

Scott White, psychology coach, explains how his techniques are preparing the GB women's bobsleigh team for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver 2010.

Ross Hall

Psychology of wheelchair rugby

The principal lecturer in Sport Psychology, Ross Hall, reveals the techniques that helped prepare the British wheelchair rugby team to compete in the Beijing Paralympics 2008.

Haka performed by Manaia Maori group for Lions tour to New Zealand

All hail the Haka

The Haka represents one of the most famous visual rituals in the world of sport today. As a form of expression it can be used not only to psych up players and audiences, but to also psych out opponents.

Bernay Laity

Colour psychology

Colour psychologist and creative consultant, Bernay Laity, reveals how we can use colour to motivate and help us fight nerves.

Dr Ben Chell. Copyright: Skandia Team GBR RYA

Psychology of sailing

Dr Ben Chell, the lead psychologist for the GBR Olympic sailing team, explains how "nerves are just our body's normal response to stressful situations."

Dr Linda Papadopoulos

Dr Linda Papadopoulos

"Try to get your mind to work for you rather than letting it work against you," says the celebrity psychologist.

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You just try to relax and focus on what you've got to do.

James Cracknell

Double Olympic gold medal rower

Media zone

Pierre Dulaine

Video clips

Check out the video with the famous dance instructor Pierre Dulaine.

Training ground

Colin Jackson

Work hard

Colin Jackson reveals more top tips on making exercise part of your lifestyle.

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