Training for a race or obtaining a goal has many challenges. Trying to balance the work life relationship can become difficult which leads to putting our goals on hold. Thankfully the partnership between Fleet Feet Sports Winston-Salem and Forsyth Medical Center has allowed the participants in our training programs to maximize their performance by understanding how to balance their life with the help of Sports Psychologist Dr. Charlie Brown. Dr. Brown specializes in performance enhancing and relationships by helping individuals understand how to balance life/family, friends, school/work, health and faith. Dr. Brown is the official sports psychologist for the USA Canoe and Kayak Whitewater Slalom team and for Team Elite of SwimMac of the Carolinas. He also coached 14 athletes for the Olympic trials with six of those qualifying for the 2008 games with three of those receiving gold medals.