If I am an athlete, I eat to feed the body I enjoy moving. I eat like an athlete, wisely and with confidence. I might have a restricted diet or I might not.
If I am an athlete, I like to move! I move every day some. I make time for it.
If I am an athlete, I wear clothes that fit, that move with me, that stay on. I don’t have time for pants that fall off when I bounce!
If I am an athlete, I need good, sound, solid sleep. It’s okay to make that happen.
If I am an athlete, it is reasonable for me to spend money on appropriate gear and tools. That might be clothes, that might be equipment. I meet myself where I am, at this skill level, and expect that I will replace and upgrade when needed.
If I am an athlete, I may choose to train with someone. Having guidance as I train is smart.
If I am an athlete, I have every right to be in the gym, on the trail, in the pool, trying on running shoes. I can take up space. I do not need to shrink in the face of other people who are “real athletes” because I am, in fact, a real athlete
I am an athlete.
And you are, too. What’s true for you?
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