Ex-Pro: Shannon Malseed - Life lessons in mental wellness and high performance

Episode 29 April 05, 2022 00:50:24
Ex-Pro: Shannon Malseed - Life lessons in mental wellness and high performance
The Cycling Performance Club
Ex-Pro: Shannon Malseed - Life lessons in mental wellness and high performance

Apr 05 2022 | 00:50:24


Hosted By

Damian Ruse Cyrus Monk Dr. Jason Boynton

Show Notes

On this show we really enjoy talking about the nuts and bolts of cycling performance. Whether it’s determining thresholds, approaches to training, or race tactics and skills, if you’ve listened to the show before you know we love that stuff. But in this episode we want to change gears a bit and ask you this simple and straightforward question: How is your head?

Here we discuss mental wellness and its importance in human performance. To facilitate this conversation we invited Shannon Malseed to join our panel. Shannon Malseed is a former Australian National Road Champion, and ex-pro cyclist. Her personal journey highlights the importance of finding joy in the process and people surrounding you in sport. Shannon has taken her experience in dealing with success and failure and culminated it into becoming a self-love coach and helping people find their own path to well-being. This is a discussion and story that will truly motivate and guide you on your road to achieving your goals on and off the bike.

Guest panelist:
Shannon Malseed
Instagram: @shannonmalseed

Episode References:
Video: Chasing Gold by CyclingTips

Video: 2018 UCI Women's WorldTour – Ronde van Drenthe – Highlights

Blog: Commonwealth Games by Shannon Malseed

Blog: That's All Folks by Shannon Malseed

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Jason Boynton, Ph.D.

Cyrus Monk

Producer & co-host:
Damian Ruse

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