Mind Over Muscle

Sarah Cook
April 11, 2015

via www.bodybuilding.com

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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Sarah Cook

Sarah oversees social media and internal communication for Iron Tribe Fitness. Her goal is to share the mission of Iron Tribe so others can be transformed by the program, and ultimately become the healthiest version of themselves.