The link between mind and body is often dismissed by the vast majority of us, but there is a deep and profound connection, which some of the most accomplished athletes experienced during the 2020 Olympics. Simone Biles pulled out for a couple of days to address her mental well-being because she had begun to experience physical limitations. After she had taken the time to manage her issues, she was mentally prepared to continue her sporting efforts and went on to win a Bronze medal. Never underestimate the minds influence on physicality and pain.
In the Gardian's article below read about Simone Biles' experience https://bit.ly/3jnNFnR