The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Athletes

Published On November 6, 2013 | Motivation

1 >>>Don’t Be a Fattie
There are a few ways to guarantee that you’ll be a fattie, so let’s address them head on. Remember, all healing starts with the truth. If this bothers you, then I’m probably talking about you. Read more.

2 >>> Live By Your Word

Learn it at a young age and live it. I’ve worked with countless athletes and their parents for more than 10 years and have seen one too many empty promises and sneaky tactics. I’ve seen famous people, looked up to by thousands and thousands of people, who don’t live their words.

3 >>> Leave Everything in the Gym

This boils down to honesty. Be honest with yourself. When you look yourself in the mirror after your workout, ask yourself, “Did I give my all today?” Read more.

4 >>> Excuses Pave the Road to Nowhere

Athletes make excuses about why they can’t have a strong breakfast, why they ate a crappy lunch, and why they can’t get to the gym more than twice per week. Read more.

5 >>> When Things Go Wrong, Keep Fighting

You will hit walls, setbacks, and obstacles, but this is when the true champion rises to the occasion. I’ve had athletes come to my gym with casts on a leg or arm. At first they tell me they need to take 4-6 weeks off due to the injury. Read more.

6 >>> Beat the Guy Next to You Every Time

When you train, get in there and compete. This goes for the weight room, practice, and life in general. Average doesn’t cut it in sports or life. The two go hand in hand. When you train, you should push at high intensity and making everyone else rise to your level. Read more.

7 >>> Don’t Be Afraid to Fail

This is where many younger athletes go wrong. They set their sights on small goals, feeling they are not ready for the bigger goals.

First you must decide that you are going to…Read more.

Source: Bodybuilding.com

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