An Athletes Secret of Success Essay

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An Athletes Secret of Success

Vince Lombardi says, "The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves
to the task at hand." A dedicated athlete puts forth their all by fully devoting
themselves to their sport. They always try to give one hundred and ten percent before,
during, and after practice. Athletes achieve their success knowing they worked hard to
attain it and can truly say they accomplished something that makes them a better person.

A committed athlete devotes a great deal of time to practice. They arrive early in order
to get in a better warm-up, give more than their best effort during practice, and stay
after practice to repeat what they went over. Also, they participate in other sports in
order to maintain their physical fitness or continue to devote time to their sport during
the off season.

Devoted athletes are concerned with maintaining good health. They eat well-balanced meals
with healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables, avoid junk food including soda and other
deficient carbohydrates, maintain a healthy weight range which some sports require, and
workout regularly, sometimes more than average in order to attain their strong physical
condition.

A dedicated athlete devotes most of their free time to their sport. They spend any free
moment squeezing in extra practice time and do not allow other engagements, mainly social,
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