Make sure to check out this inspiring article on Tabatatimes.com, a great reminder of how important the mental game is for your workout results – and experience.
” …Great athletes and champions are often hailed as having outstanding mental toughness, inside or outside of the box, on or off the field of play. The good news is that you do not have to be born this way; you can develop and improve your own level of mental toughness. In our article on athlete self talk, Part 1 of this 3-part series on the mental side of CrossFit, we identified ways to prep mentally before a workout – that is, applying a foam roller (or a lacrosse ball, if you prefer) to the brain.
Here in Part 2, consider some practical advice about how to get through a difficult workout once it is under way. While it all sounds relatively simple, it still takes effort to apply under stress, so plan ahead. Next time you PR or find yourself truly embracing the next challenge, you’ll be more than happy you did…”
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