Courtney Dauwalter is physically gifted, but what sets the ultra runner apart is her mental grit. Photo: UTMB/Christophe Pallot Courtney Dauwalter is physically gifted, but what sets the ultra runner apart is her mental grit. Photo: UTMB/Christophe Pallot
Courtney Dauwalter is physically gifted, but what sets the ultra runner apart is her mental grit. Photo: UTMB/Christophe Pallot

How to build mental strength for endurance sports, from ultra running to mountaineering and ocean rowing

  • You are not born mentally strong, but develop grit over time and you can increase that strength like any other muscle with practice

Topic |   Extreme fitness
Courtney Dauwalter is physically gifted, but what sets the ultra runner apart is her mental grit. Photo: UTMB/Christophe Pallot Courtney Dauwalter is physically gifted, but what sets the ultra runner apart is her mental grit. Photo: UTMB/Christophe Pallot
Courtney Dauwalter is physically gifted, but what sets the ultra runner apart is her mental grit. Photo: UTMB/Christophe Pallot
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