Posts by Nicky Roger:

Are you accountable when it comes to your cycle training?
29 Sep

Are you accountable when it comes to your cycle training?

29th September 2020 Read More

Are you accountable when it comes to your cycle training?

By Nicky Roger

One of the main reasons athletes and sports folk retain a coach or sign up to a coaching programme like the Ride Harder Academy is because they want to be held accountable in their cycle training. Accountability is definitely one of the most effective ways to make sure you deliver on what you say you’re …

How to use powerful words to help you pedal faster
16 Aug

How to use powerful words to help you pedal faster

16th August 2020 Read More

How to use powerful words to help you pedal faster

By Nicky Roger

Have you ever battled the voices in your head that tell you it’s too far, too painful, and too hard? Words are powerful—especially the ones you repeat to yourself. Whether you’re a new cyclist or an experienced racer, carefully chosen words are the one (mental) thing that can help push your riding performance to new …

Time Trials: how your mind could be the marginal gain you’re missing
7 Jul

Time Trials: how your mind could be the marginal gain you’re missing

7th July 2020 Read More

Time Trials: how your mind could be the marginal gain you’re missing

By Nicky Roger

With the news that TTs are set to restart soon, The Mind Coach offers some tips on getting your head back in the game.  TTs: the race of truth. Nowhere to hide. Just you and the road and a target time. Doubtless, you’ve dialled in that position (aero is everything, right?), you’ve spent all winter …

Putting the pro into procrastination: Why do I put off my training sessions and how can I stop that?
2 Jun

Putting the pro into procrastination: Why do I put off my training sessions and how can I stop that?

2nd June 2020 Read More

Putting the pro into procrastination: Why do I put off my training sessions and how can I stop that?

By Nicky Roger

Putting things off is something we all do. I even defer things I WANT to do. Even if you enjoy training you can find yourself making all sorts of excuses for not doing it. You put a load of washing on, or faff with a playlist for too long, or potter about waiting for when …

Nicky Roger – The Mind Coach
29 May

Nicky Roger – The Mind Coach

29th May 2020 Read More

Nicky Roger – The Mind Coach

By Nicky Roger

About me I’m a keen athlete and passionate about helping others improve in their chosen sport. I am a qualified Run Leader, Level 1 Tri Coach and a qualified Neurolinguistic Programming Practitioner (NLP) as well as a qualified NLP Sports Practitioner.  In 2012 I discovered triathlon and never looked back. I was hooked. My first …

Do you struggle with motivation to get on the turbo trainer?
6 Feb

Do you struggle with motivation to get on the turbo trainer?

6th February 2020 Read More

Do you struggle with motivation to get on the turbo trainer?

By Nicky Roger

Within my academy, one of the biggest challenges that members face is motivation to get on the turbo trainer. With this in mind, I have enlisted the help of Nicky from The Mind Coach who has joined the Facebook group to support members. She has written her top tips here to help you not only …