“Sport has a secret. It can become an open door to your unimaginable inner potential. Meditation is an adventurous journey to your unlimited source. With a focused mind, calm emotions and the right attitude, the intensity, the flow and the joy experienced in sport can become meditation”
This book is written by Sri Chinmoy, a spiritual master and athlete. There is no expectation for the reader to have any spiritual beliefs or practices and this book can simply be read as an alternative methodology for mental preparation in all aspects of sport.
Alongside learning more about mental preparation and resilience, this books highlights the importance of enjoying sport. This might sound obvious, but this book offers a deeper insight into why we train, why we compete and how it can impact more positively on all aspects of life.
While not triathlon specific, the lessons offered are relevant to triathlon, the way in which we prepare, train, compete and incorporate the sport into life as a whole.
The book is available in hardback and is expensive to buy at £16.99. There is more information about the author, the book and the philosophy that underpins this approach here.
Pros: This is an easy to read, unique approach to mental preperation
Cons: It is only available in hardback which makes it an expensive book
- Sport & Meditation by Sri Chinmoy: £16.99
- Website: www.sportandmeditation.com