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Belief is Better: The Effect of Rituals on Sports Performance

Talk to any athlete about his or her pre-competition routine, and you’ll get a laundry list of each individual’s “must-do” rituals. These include, but are not limited to: shaving legs immediately prior to the event (swimmers and triathletes), creating identical conditions (eating the same breakfast, wearing the same clothes, performing the same warmup) for every race, … Continue reading