31 minutes | May 19, 2021

Patrick Mahomes discusses his WHOOP strain, visualizing victory, and why he almost didn't play football.

Patrick Mahomes, NFL MVP and Super Bowl LIV champion, sits down for a wide ranging discussion on strain, recovery, and peak performance.  Patrick shares his WHOOP data with Will Ahmed and they examine just what kind of toll the NFL season takes on the human body.  Patrick also shares how his father's baseball career inspired him to become a professional athlete (3:01), why he almost picked other sports over football (5:21), how visualization and mindset play a key role in his success (10:04), the advice Tom Brady gave him (12:39), his WHOOP data (17:23), building strain throughout the season (21:47), overcoming red recoveries (23:11), and his Super Bowl data (24:48). Plus, Will and Patrick hit on a variety of topics and discuss if they're good for football or bad for football (26:50).Support the show (http://whoop.com)
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