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How can I stay motivated?

Amateur athletes and Paralympic stars share advice on how to stay motivated and avoid getting stuck in a rut.


Eventually, every athlete will have days where training is more of a burden than a delight. But those who persevere and continue training anyway will find they regain their original level of motivation much faster. In the following video clips, amateurs and professionals reveal some of their personal tricks for staying motivated.

Motivational tips from our athletes

Heinrich Popow

How does Heinrich Popow, winner of two gold medals at the Paralympics, stay motivated now that his professional career is behind him?

Martina Caironi

Martina Caironi, one of the world’s greatest Paralympic athletes, shares her tips for staying motivated.

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