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On Confidence

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You might think with the strength goals I’ve achieved, the businesses I built, and my writing these emails that go out to tens of thousands of people, that confidence has always come easy for me. If so…you couldn’t be more WRONG. Back around high school, I was probably one of …

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Multiple Ways to Imagine…

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Two days ago, I told you about an idea I found from Ironmind’s Milo magazine that I really liked. (If you missed that one about injury prevention you can check it out here.) Now, something I disagree with. This is from an article on Mental Training for All Athletes by …

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Rerunning a Mental Program

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I put together a multi-faceted plan to get back in action on the Beast Snatch, and finally achieve this big goal. One part of that plan was for mental training. And one aspect of that was to listen to my own Fitness Maximizer hypnotic tracks.  While I also do self-hypnosis …

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Practicing, Training, Testing

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Number 5, this is kind of an idea I’ve developed and found very useful.  Understanding the difference between practicing something, training, and testing. So with testing, this is where you’re in a competition or you’re really going all out, see what you can do — this is where you break …

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Negative Self-Talk in Health & Fitness

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Number 9: Be on the Lookout for Mental Blocks and Negative Self-Talk. That negative self-talk is really important.  So if you hear, “Oh, I can’t do that!” If you hear yourself say something like that or maybe even just think it, it’s like, “Ah!  There’s a belief behind that!” And …

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That Kinesthetic Feeling…

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It’s amazing… Amazing how OUT of touch people are with their bodies. I know we place all the value on our brains in our culture, but damn. From the neck down many people have next to zero bodily awareness. Even among trainers and athletes…it can be very bad. Sure, you …

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Content vs. Context

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“How you visualize is more important than what you visualize.” I have that quote there.  I quoted myself in the workbook. So, if you imagine yourself doing a push-up, right?  That is the content: yourself doing a push-up. But how you are seeing that, perceiving that, not just the visual …