Eight Articles to Help Bring Out Your Inner Winner

Everyone loves a winner. But can you predict winners? Can you prepare to win? What can you learn from winners? Here are eight articles on how to predict, prepare, learn from, and analyze what makes a winner!

 

gold, winner, winning, first placeHow to Prepare for and Win a Fight (Eric C. Stevens)

Knowing the how an event is judged is the best way to decide how to prepare for competition. Let's look at how boxing is judged, and how it relates to our preparations for success in life.

 

 

Analyzing a Weightlifter: Do We Learn Anything From Winning? (Dresdin Archibald)

We are often told that we should learn from our mistakes. But how do we analyze our winning performances and what do we learn from them?

 

Winners Have More Testosterone (Doug Dupont)

Researchers were able to predict the winners of rugby matches by measuring testosterone levels before the games. Yes, before. Is testosterone a predictor of victory? Read on for the answers.

 

The 8 Types of Athletes: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Champ? (Tom Kelso)

Based on 3 decades of collegiate coaching experience, Tom Kelso breaks down the 8 types of athletes there are and what it truly takes to become a champion. A must-read for coaches and athletes alike.

 

Friday Flicks: John Wooden - The Difference Between Winning and Succeeding (Breaking Muscle HQ)

John Wooden is known as one of the best coaches, basketball or otherwise, in history. In this video Wooden explains the true meaning of success and how it has nothing to do with points.

 

Failing Forward: 7 Stories of Success Through Failure (Nick Horton)

Fitness goals can be quite oddball and they can take a very long time and a lot of energy to accomplish. Without a willingness to endure failure you'll never reach your goals.

 

Victory Gestures: Science Discovers A New Emotion (Joshua Wortman)

Pyschologists examine the post-victory gestures of Olympic athletes and discover a new emotion - triumph. How does it differ from pride and how do you recognize it? Science shows us.

 

Monthly OpEd: How to Stop Sucking at Life and Win at Everything (Nick Horton)

We make addiction out to be an unbeatable foe. That's bull. If that was true, then no one would ever kick a drug habit, no one would ever lose weight, and no one would ever overcome anything hard.

 

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