The Winning Element: An Athlete’s Guide to Maximizing Mental & Physical Performance is the ultimate athlete development program! Whether you are looking to make the varsity team or the Olympic team, this book will accelerate your growth, shorten your learning curve, and help you achieve your success faster than you ever imagined.
In the Winning Element, Deanna Schneyer shares her framework for peak performance that beautifully blends and balances the mind and the body. The Winning Element clearly lays out the critical mental and physical skills needed to elevate your performance and perform at your best when it matters most. This book is a powerful resource for athletes and coaches that goes beyond sharing the current science in topics like hydration, nutrition, movement, recovery, confidence, energy management, self-talk, visualization, resilience, goal setting, and habit formation. With over 100 proven strategies, athletes are empowered to experiment and thrive on their own terms, in their own way. This practical and actionable book makes the athlete journey seem less treacherous and more adventurous! Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as Coach Deanna teaches you how to clarify your vision, trust your internal compass, navigate the landscape, plot your course, master the elements, and thrive in every stage of your athlete journey. Athletes at all levels are often inundated with the pressure to perform and play at a higher level while simultaneously juggling school, work, and a social life. The motto of “train harder” often leads to burn out, injury, and a decrease in participation in sports and fitness later in life.
Now, more than ever, it is crucial to teach athletes the science of performance enhancement, and more importantly, the strategies of how to train smarter so they can unlock their potential and excel on and off the court, field, track, course, mat or any other performance domain. The strategies and resources in this book are essential reading for anyone who is ready to take their game and life to the next level. Let this book inspire and empower you to level up & become unstoppable!