- Were you aware that Bruce Lee’s philosophy extended beyond that of just teaching you how to throw a punch, or a kick?
- Did you know that most people these days fight to discover their individual identity?
- Did you know that the more you hone and train your body that you will also hone and train your mind?
The original publishing date of today’s article was back on March 30, 2017.
I decided to pull this one from the archives because I thought it was due. Mindset is a huge part of what I like to address because everything you (or I) will do in training and in life begins with the mind.
Mental toughness is a commonly used phrase, but I wanted to breakdown this subject a bit further here in order shed some additional light on the subject for you to digest. Read and apply!
After 15 years of coaching experience, training courses, continuing education, and many other levels of professional and personal development the one single variable that matters most when it comes to building on one’s fitness, strength, and performance is your state of mind. The mental side of life is what carries us. It’s the catalyst and the sustainability of a given behavior. Mental toughness is in short supply these days, but it’s not something that is completely extinct.
- Does it seem pull-ups have been causing you pain and discomfort lately?
- Do you suffer from shoulder pain and discomfort?
- Are you doing pull-ups on a frequent basis?
So I know you read that title and thought, “What is coach talking about?” The short answer is No…pull-ups are not bad for you, but poor programming can be very bad for you.
- Are you limiting your physical potential?
- Is your training program dynamic and designed to cover all of the bases to achieve optimal fitness and physical function?
- Are you hitting plateaus with your fitness and strength?
Are you training with multi-planar movement. Look I know it’s easy to fall into a rut. When it comes to building strength this is something that can happen and affect a number of variables in your training and life if you have made such a mistake. Today I want to talk about a way you can avoid this mistake and take the bull by the horns in order to correct it if you are guilty of it.
The original publishing date of today’s article was back on July 16, 2018.
If you’re constantly getting frustrated about not hitting your goals and falling short of your PR’s then this article is really going to help you out. I’ve compiled a list here of some different mistakes that I’ve seen people make over the years when it comes to understanding why their strength program is failing.
If you really want to get serious about ramping up your results then you need to read over this list. I know you’ll find it very helpful. If you like the article please make sure to share it with your friends and family. Now go read and apply!
- Are you struggling to make significant gains in your strength program?
- Are you not building the lean strong functional physique you desire to have?
- Have you hit a dead end and are at a loss for answers while being frustrated with the lack of results?
- Do you feel bombarded with the science and abundance of information?
If you answered “yes” to any, or all of these questions then I’m going to try to clear all of it up and explain why your strength program is failing here with these top 20 reasons. The goal here is to present to you a simple checklist that you can scan down to check off where you’re experiencing problems in your own training so that you can make the changes you need for some real results.