Contrary to the gym mythology, true strength training is not about your muscles but about your mind. In any endeavor mental focus delivers more than any physical transformation, a concept clearly understood by martial arts masters.

“Focus is the ability to control the muscles of the body in a coordinated effort and then contract them to their maximum degree … ” explains Jack Hibbard, a Green Beret vet and a breaking expert. “The deeper the concentration, the tenser the contraction of the muscle; and the tenser the contraction, the stronger the muscle grows…”

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