By Mario Arroyave
This podcast centers on Mindset and how it relates to performance. Your mindset is the main determining factor of how far you can go. Come explore great content geared to challenge, grow and educate you on how powerful the mindset you employ really is. Hear practical tips and key takeaways from pro athletes in every arena as well as from your host, Mario Arroyave. Mario is a Category 1 Cyclist and owner of Utmost Performance where he coaches athletes to perform to their utmost potential. Mario has new episodes out every Tuesday. Come explore what goes on inside A Champion's Mind!
Mayito MinutesAug 21, 2018
Lever and Fulcrum
Put your Fulcrum in the right place and it doesn't matter what size or how much weight is on your Lever.
May 26, 202318:22
Get Bored. Stay Bored.
We've really got to work on our ability to stay bored and not chase after what we are told is the next best thing.
May 23, 202315:36
Focus on the 90
10% of life is what happens to us. 90% is how we react to what happens to us.
May 12, 202313:23
Hustle Hard...Hard Work 💪
And A Lot of Patience.
May 05, 202310:15
Learn from Roger
Roger was involved in an accident in high school that left him blind. What can you learn from Roger?
Apr 27, 202312:60
A good one will make average athletes play like champions. A weak one will make talented athletes play average.
Apr 21, 202311:10
Is what you desire within your budget?
Apr 19, 202309:15
You have to...
Changing "have to" to "get to" doesn't always work.
Apr 10, 202312:31
Who wants it more?
We often hear this question being asked to separate those who will win versus lose. Why does asking this question really mean though?
Mar 27, 202309:03
The work doesn't do itself...
Some wish it did. Don't be one of those individuals.
Mar 24, 202313:33
What would you do?
I started watching a show with my son a couple days ago and there was a sequence of events that I didn't agree with.
What would you have done in this scenario?
What would you have done in this scenario?
Mar 22, 202311:42
Continue and Trust
Mar 14, 202313:11
Who's coming with me?
In order to continue to raise our level of performance the mind and the body must level up together.
Mar 10, 202323:00
What's your Pattern over Time?
Are you looking to be great at being consistent, or consistently being great?
Mar 03, 202316:21
Did your Performance meet your Expectations?
Feb 28, 202312:36
Oh...one more thing
You don't need one more thing.
Feb 20, 202317:27
It's not just Win or Lose
Feb 17, 202308:51
Hey Stupid...No one Cares
It's OK to look/feel stupid every once in a while. Most folks do not care whether you achieve your goals or not.
Feb 15, 202311:21
The biggest moment of the Super Bowl
No it wasn't.
Feb 13, 202305:50
Motivation. Inspiration. Excitement. Commitment.
Feb 10, 202313:13
Feel like you don't belong?
Jan 13, 202311:15
I got beat...
Can you own your defeats?
Jan 10, 202313:10
First one in '23
Here we go...
Jan 06, 202309:17
Things are constantly changing so get with the program.
Nov 21, 202211:59
Acceptance is not Enough
Simply Accepting what happens to us is not enough.
Nov 07, 202212:00
If you don't expect it...
What kind of Expectations do you have in regards to your Performance?
Nov 04, 202207:44
What if nothing changed?
That's it. That's the question. Now go listen to the rest of the episode.
Oct 28, 202211:26
Even Amazon has its limits...
Amazon can deliver lots of things. But it can't deliver everything.
Oct 26, 202208:33
Become Desensitized to Failure
You can't get better if you're trying to protect yourself from Failure.
Oct 24, 202214:40
Believe it or not
What you Believe shapes your life. Period.
Oct 21, 202205:02
2 things that have to happen
If you are truly working on improving your Mindset then these 2 things need to be happening.
Oct 18, 202207:39
How's your Mental Health?
If you're not doing anything to keep up your Mental Health then you really shouldn't expect things to go well.
Oct 13, 202205:02
What do I get?
What if you don't get anything?
Oct 06, 202212:34
When you ain't gonna win...
How an individual responds when they are no longer in a position to win says much about their desire to be successful.
Sep 20, 202208:02
You got this...
In this episode we explore what will make the motivational phrases we so quickly throw around effective.
Sep 17, 202206:14
Where we find out the real truth
You should be experiencing very difficult moments in your training and racing. Moments where you act in a way that backs up what you have said about wanting to be successful. You say you want to win, but are you acting like it?
Sep 08, 202213:07
Yes! I Failed!
When you Fail it goes largely unnoticed by the folks around you.
Sep 02, 202212:10
Most folks that die while climbing Mt. Everest do so on the way down.
Aug 25, 202212:40
A self-talk example
Here's an example of how self-talk can help you through a performance and a beneficial way to think about how self-talk works.
Aug 24, 202222:37
We need to cultivate creating space between the presentation of a stimulus and our response/reaction.
Aug 19, 202212:41
Many of us are not schizophrenics but it might be useful if we saw ourselves more like a schizophrenic than not...
Aug 15, 202214:55
The Elephant in the Room
The upbringing of an elephant can teach us quite a bit about the role that our Beliefs can play in our Behaviors.
Aug 12, 202213:10
Done is not as Good as Doing.
Why do some athletes show so much promise but never live up to the expectations that they, and others, have for them?
Aug 10, 202212:20
Belgium Race Recaps
A run through of the races I got to participate in while I was in Belgium.
Jul 29, 202216:43
Should versus Want
Results are the product of doing what you should do versus what you want to do.
Jul 05, 202208:55
Confidence is Bred by Action
Would you be surprised that even elite performers have periods where they lack Confidence?
Jul 01, 202210:40
Guilt Sabotages Consistency
You cannot focus on the past and the present at the same time. Where you choose to place your focus will lead towards consistency or inconsistency.
Jun 15, 202207:56
Self Fulfilling Prophecy
The self-fulfilling prophecy exists and works. Listen to find out why.
May 17, 202211:33
When "Bad" Days come for you
I had a very interesting bike ride yesterday. It wasn't ideal but it was reality...and the way I dealt with it really made me better.
May 05, 202213:38
Are we there yet?
The Destination is always 2 miles away for every mile travelled.
May 04, 202208:17
Level up yourself
Successful individuals are Intrinsically motivated.
Apr 25, 202209:44
Become a Better Risk Taker
Your most satisfying performances will be the ones where you take the most risk. Note: satisfying performances are not always necessarily the ones we like the most.
Apr 20, 202210:31
Most of your journey towards reaching your goal will be spent on a Plateau. If you can't spend the required time on the Plateau then you will not see your goals become reality. Unfortunately our society does not encourage us to hang in there when we are in the difficult season of being on a Plateau.
Apr 14, 202219:44
The high price of success
We put the work in and remain consistent so we can be successful right? What can happen when that success comes about?
Apr 08, 202208:06
You cannot feed your Ego and Progress towards your Full Potential at the same time. One eats while the other starves.
Apr 05, 202215:09
Resist the Urge to Quit
Resisting the Urge to Quit is a skill that successful endurance athletes possess. It is NOT however a toughness or grit thing, it is very simply focusing on the right thing when you are faced with these urges during your training and competitions.
Mar 30, 202214:12
Make your Mind an Asset
Your Mind can either work for you or against you.
Mar 26, 202206:43
How to know you're a Believer...
Many of us claim to Believe in certain things about ourselves and/or the world around us. How do we know if we truly Believe in these things?
Mar 18, 202206:30
3 to 6
Elite athletes claim to have 3 to 6 days per month where they feel off during their training for some reason or another. How did they become Elite if they have these kinds f training sessions so often?
Mar 15, 202202:42
What is Mental Toughness? Is it a Genetic Trait? Can it be improved? How so?
Mar 14, 202212:06
Nothing stays the same. How does that make you feel? In this episode I discuss how the principle of Impermanence can work for you.
Mar 04, 202212:54
Do you even workout?
When we don't achieve a goal or perform at an expected standard we often go to the body and see what went wrong. This is a cycle many athletes repeat over and over until they finally think to themselves that perhaps the mind has something to do with falling short of their goals and expectations. A lack of mental fitness cannot overcome being physically fit to achieve your goals.
Feb 25, 202211:55
Let's dispel a false belief...it doesn't take Extraordinary people to do Extraordonary things.
Feb 20, 202206:02
Studies that have larger samples sizes by and large give us better information and data. This is NOT true however when we are looking to see what things we should be doing in order to become the best version of ourselves.
Feb 18, 202208:21
Building Mental Fitness
The process of Building Mental Fitness is hard and never ending.
Feb 15, 202207:25
The Choosing of Our Thoughts
We have the ability to choose one thought over another. Now that's freedom!
Jan 24, 202209:32
Are you leveling up your Habits? What does the leveling up of our Habits prove is going on within us?
Jan 18, 202214:29
What we Resist Persists
In the words of Carl Jung, what we resist persists.
Jan 07, 202208:45
You Will Miss
Success is achieved by being Consistent Over Time. We all need to ingrain this truth deeply into our Minds as we enter the New Year and look to execute on instilling new and better Habits.
Jan 03, 202208:28
What awaits you in 2022
2022 will be your best year yet in terms of your performance. How can I make such a bold statement for some of you?
Dec 31, 202106:04
The Price we must pay for Success is equal for everyone.
Dec 20, 202108:01
We are all out of control
There are more things we have no control over than things we do have control over. Allowing this universal fact to sink into our psyche can unlock the level of performance you've always thought possible but never achieved.
Dec 14, 202108:07
Your Habits are the Compound Interest of your Self-improvement. -James Clear
Dec 09, 202108:02
The goal of a Habit is to solve a problem or obstacle that we face on a consistent basis.
Nov 12, 202112:13
Don't try to Hack it
Hacks are Gimmicks
Nov 08, 202111:28
Identity- your repetitive beingness. Sounds a lot like our habits doesn't it?
Nov 01, 202110:59
We do what we do because of what we believe about ourselves
Oct 29, 202107:06