7 performance-boosting habits top Olympic athletes have in common

Posted On: Feb 17, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

7 performance-boosting habits top Olympic athletes have in common

Olympic athletes are the best in the world at what they do.
They dedicate their lives to reaching the top levels of their chosen sport, knowing that they'll have just a few moments to put their years of work to the test.
Right now, we're seeing athletes like Mikaela Shiffrin put their training to work at the Winter Olympics. Two years ago, we got see some of the world's greatest athletes - like Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps - put their skills on display at the summer games.
These athletes have cultivated habits that are essential for reaching peak performance in sports - or really, any aspect of life.
Most of us may not have the combination of genetic gifts, motivation, talent, and training needed to become Olympians. But we can still learn from these habits.
These are some of the most important performance-related habits that top Olympians have in common. They're comfortable with being uncomfortable.
On the most basic level, the top performers in any sport are going to have to push themselves harder...

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