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6 Healthy Ways to Condition Yourself for Athletic Competition


2. Mental Strength Training

As we mentioned earlier, being in the right state of mind for competition is just as important as having a body that is up to the task. WarriorMindCoach.com is important in enhancing sports performance, and more coaches are “now recognizing the importance of psychology in sports,” it notes.

This doesn’t mean getting totally psyched up for the match; it can mean the opposite. “Mental strength training seeks to achieve the overall goal of performance improvement and enhancing consistency in performance,” notes the source. That can also include “relaxation and visualization regimens” rather than teaching athletes to burst out of the gates with a war cry, it adds.

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