Fight or flight

Start easy. Finish strong. We can learn a lot from the sport-psychologists and mental toughness coaches. Control the breath, set short-term (achieveable) goals, maintain a positive attitude and create the appropriate imagery of achieving what you want to achieve.

See also: "At a physical level, physical training will grow your brain. And that has been proven, science is behind that, backs it up. Physical training, when you get into more complicated things, like gymnastics or learning the olympic lifts or learning new and different things […] training [with ] constantly varied functional movements, done in a unique way, every single day, with the big four skills of mental toughness placed into that; develop things like Courage, and Honour, and Discipline; that will develop mental toughness"