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 …

What to do about Failure?

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Michael asks an important questions: Have been engrossed in Mental Muscle for several days (not finished) and am trying to set anchors. there is so much to remember!! Been listening to your tape on strength so my visualizations are of the three primary lifts in powerlifting. I have used visualization …

I blame Descartes

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Based on the correspondence I get many people fall into three camps regarding hypnosis. 1) They think it’s BS 2) They think it’s a magical solution 3) They think it’s a useful tool Let’s discuss these in order. For those thinking all hypnosis is bunk, it’s often because they’ve seen …

Saxon on Mental Training

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In this article, we break down how the Iron Master, Arthur Saxon mentally approaches a heavy lift, specifically in this case the bent press. From what he has written about we not only know tips on physical technique, but his thoughts leading up to and during the lift. If you …