The 8 Components That Make Up A SuperAthlete
A SuperAthlete knows how to make the right move at the right time and they have the skills to execute the move.
Sports science says your limits on who you can become as an athlete are unknowable. Extraordinary performance grows through rigorous and vigorous effort which leads to tiny improvements compounded over an extended period of time.
BECOMING A SUPERATHLETE
Transforming from average athlete to a Powerful SuperAthlete is maximizing everything you have in the categories that count. These categories are
1) Training. 2) Sleep. 3) Focus. 4) Recovery. 5) Mindset. 6) Decision-Making . 7)Nutrition. 8) Practice.
What do you need to improve? Your speed? Your size? What skills do you need to improve within your sport? Get a goal and keep the goal the goal.
Deep sleep improve athletic performance because this is the time that growth hormone is released. Growth hormone stimulates muscle growth and repair, bone building and fat burning. Sleep deprivation slows the release of growth hormone.
Your ability to Focus your ability to put your attention where you want, when you want and for how long determines how rapidly you improve and plays a large factor on how well you perform.
SuperAthlete's work hard and recover equally as hard. When we are competing we want to be competing FEROCIOUSLY at a 10 level of intensity. We can only get to this 10 if we are able to recover at an elite level.
Mindset is the way you view yourself, the world around you and your position in that World in any given moment. How much confidence do you have in yourself? How aggressive are you when competing? How quickly do you bounce back from adversity?
Making a choice that is 1 percent better or 1 percent worse seems pretty minor when you make it, but over the span of moments that make up your athletic career these choices determine the difference between who you are and who you could be. Becoming a SuperAthlete is the product of daily choices.
What you put into your body has a huge impact on your energy, body composition, and decision making. You want to be eating foods that boost your energy, set your body to perform at the level that you want and maximize your decision making.
The most important skill you can learn is how to practice well. The Best players get the most out of every practice. We need to recognize that getting good at practicing consistently is a SKILL IN AND OF ITSELF!
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