An Integral Part Of
Any strength training regime is muscle activation, thinking about what muscles are doing the job can make a complete difference in your workout. Next time you workout or go to the gym try focusing on every single movement. You’ll see the difference immediately, especially compared to the days you went into the gym and just stared around, looked out the window, maybe you checked out the girls, or the guys. Whatever the case, it’s time to stop doing that and start using your mind muscle connection, there’s a reason more than 80% of your nerve endings reside inside your brain.
Focusing on other things in the gym you’re wasting the time that could be spent tearing your muscle fibers correctly. You’ll notice a difference in your strength compared to when you were allowing yourself to be distracted. Mind and muscle connection is immensely important for everyday tasks and focusing on the burn in your muscles is what creates it. So get out there and use your mind to build muscles, it sounds crazy especially when you think of the stereotypical gym goer as being well, a meat head this is for the most part is untrue. You can truly have the best of both worlds. Being intelligent while also being the strongest dude in the gym is far from a myth. Here are some tips to help you on your way.
- Have a goal (know what you’re working out to achieve)
- Focus on the burn
- Believe in your own will to change
- When you’re ready to give up, give 10% more (determination builds upon itself)
- Don’t cut yourself short
- Have a plan in mind when you get to the gym
- Know that progress isn’t impossible but it doesn’t come easy