Building Mental Toughness as an Athlete

Building mental toughness is just like building muscle — you have to work at it every day if you want to become stronger. In Peter Clough and Doug Strycharczyk’s book, Developing Mental Toughness, they define mental toughness as “The quality which determines in large part how people deal effectively with challenges, stressors, and pressure…irrespective of prevailing circumstances.”

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