9 Tools For Boosting Mental Toughness

  • By T.J. Murphy
  • Published Sep 28, 2012
  • Updated Oct 24, 2012 at 3:37 PM UTC
Illustration by N.C. Winters.

Know the purpose of each workout. In addition to these tough key workouts, you’ll boost your confidence by knowing that all training was high-quality. Kabush says that by understanding the specific goal of each workout, an athlete will be less apt to cut corners or squander away a training period. “By understanding what it is you’re out to accomplish at a swim workout, for example, you’ll be less likely to just half-heartedly swim for 30 minutes as opposed to getting in a quality one-hour interval workout.”

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