Those who have been successful have not always had an easy path, but they do have a few key habits in common. Establishing goals, learning from mistakes and training hard are just a few of the abilities that extraordinary athletes share. Regardless of specific sport or activity, there are a few repeatable actions that set some apart from the rest.

Humans are creatures of habit and that might not be such a bad thing when you consider this list of 10 habits successful athletes share.