Many contend that the grey matter between your ears is the most important “muscle” in your body. A properly prepped mind can lead to victory, while a mind filled with negativity can destroy an athlete with self-doubt.
The IMG Performance Institute boasts alumni such as Kobe Bryant (L.A. Lakers), Freddy Adu (AS Monaco), Maria Sharapova, Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints) and others, so you can be sure its employees know how to create elite athletes. Speaking in front of a group of top-level CrossFit athletes, Trevor Moawad (IMG’s director of performance) leads the group in a discussion about mindset and its relationship to athletic performance.
Additional reading: Perception by Eva Twardokens, published March 1, 2007.