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Basics of How Internal Visualization Works

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Our senses are used externally. And notice it’s also called, “Representations,” right?  RE – PRESENTING.  This is how we represent things within our mind.  So even if you close your eyes, you’re shutting off your external visual sense, but by visualizing something internally, you’re seeing that on your internal screen, …

Strength Training as Self Development

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Lifting weights, bodyweight or whatever method of exercise, is like a crucible where you forge your body, mind and spirit. I have always looked at is as such and always will. Not only that, but it is one of the best areas in which to practice the various skill sets …

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I HATED Myself

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When most people see me tear a deck of cards in half, or snatch a 106 lb. kettlebell over and over and over again, they’ll ask me odd questions like: “When did you learn you could do that?” As if this was an innate talent I discovered that I had …

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How to Boost Performance 300%

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I have mentioned the flow state and how the science has investigated this further.  Specifically, studies have found that people in the “flow state” release a number of different neurotransmitters and hormones. These include: Norepinephrine & Dopamine: Tightens focus and keeps us in the NOW. Speeds up muscle reaction time, …

Pain

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In the past I’ve talked about how strongmanism is in large part about pain tolerance. For example, one tip from there is “In learning to bend nails, once you get to the point where its starts to hurt and you want to quit, that’s where you need to double your …

Sneak Peak of Mental Training Live

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You may have heard me tell these stories before. There’s nothing quite like instantly enhancing someone’s strength live through mental methods. Below are clips from three different workshops or conferences where I did just that. You too can have this done to you…and learn how to do it to others. …

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Looking for Motivation is WRONG

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Darryl asks: “Being an OTR trucker, my biggest issues are prob sitting hours a day, getting decent nutrition. and some days more than others, findings the motivation to get out in the cold or whatever and condition.” I guess it’s not technically a question, but this triggered me wanting to …

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How Sig Klein Saved My Ass!

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If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that my primary goal is the beast snatch test (100 reps with the 106lb/48kg kettlebell in 10 minutes). While I initially thought, this would be a pleasant side goal that I could knock out with a little work, it has …

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Can’t Focus with Hypnosis

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Jeff asks about focusing in a hypnotic state: “Hello Logan. Thanks for the downloads. Just a couple of questions. When listening to the hypnosis mp3’s, my thoughts tend to jump from one to another, then I will try to focus on what you are saying. Because of this inability to …

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Nadia Comaneci Mental Training

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Shortly after Max listened to the Skill & Technique Maximizer Hypnosis he sent this in: “When I worked again on the snatch technique this week, I have used for the first time also the hypnosis audio track for technique and it also significantly helped me in the training then. “I …

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Anti-Stress Recharge Routine

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I got back from Guatemala a week ago, where I spent a week in the Mayan ruins and the rainforest. It was an incredible and fully present journey for me. And when back home, it was back into the fray: working away on the computer, catching up, then plowing forward …