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Attagirl! Pep talks from the pros

Pep talks from the pros

Originally Published: August 15, 2011
By Courtney Rubin

You could call your comfort zone a cocoon: You'll never fly unless you break out of it.

Sounds like a pep talk, right? Well, it is. And it's effective. Trying a new sport, or attempting to push the limits of one you already love can be tough and, to be honest, downright scary. That's when mantras and motivational tricks kick in. If you're in a standoff with your fear, here's what three women who've been there and busted free want you to know:

Danielle Resha, 18, the only ...

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