test workouts and performance under stress

Test Workouts and Performance Under Stress

Stephane Roberts interviewed me a while ago along with Mark Twight, Martin Rooney and Dan John to contribute for a TMuscle article called Pushing the Limits. He asked me for my thoughts on the “test” workouts to push mental and physical capacity to a breaking point. Here’s my portion of the interview: “I don’t like most …

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I Get It

“I get it.” One of the greatest barriers to learning and becoming a better version of oneself is the phrase “I get it.” Being aware of a piece of knowledge doesn’t necessarily mean that you truly understand and implement it in your life. We all have comfort zones, like thermostats, and the idea that we …

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Combat Psychology and Sports Performance

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” — Mike Tyson Picture a large plastic zip tie, about an inch wide. The smaller versions are sometimes used to tie garbage bags; soldiers and police officers use the large ones to restrain people. Anyone could figure out how to thread a zip tie: …

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Play – Do Something Novel Today One of the biggest things lacking in American culture is play; doing something unscripted, unregulated, solely because it’s entertaining. By this I don’t mean video games. I have no doubt that people spend plenty of time staring at repetitive flashing lights on a screen. I’m talking about the sort …

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