Olympic Hurdler LaVonne Idlette, Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, & Eric Mitchell

This week, we talk about Simone Biles deciding not to compete in the Olympics, mostly because of the mental strain. The first guest is former Olympian Hurdler LaVonne Idlett about how you need to mentally prepare to compete at that level. Then, Columbia University Medical Center’s Chief Psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, talks about how pressure to compete can affect you mentally and physically. Finally, Eric Mitchell, Sports Analyst & CEO of LifeFlip Media talks about how athletes are put on a pedestal and held to a different standard.


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