If utilized correctly, visualization can become quite powerful in getting the very most out of yourself.
Instead of letting them bring you down, use your pre-race butterflies to your advantage.
Visualization and planning can go a long way on race day.
One of the top 10,000 meters runners in the U.S., David Jankowski, discusses the importance of getting focused before a big race.
It may give you a much-needed shot of confidence.
Matt Fitzgerald gives advice on combatting pre-race anxiety.
His coach says hard work has paid off.