WHY POSITIVE MINDSET HELPS MUSCLE GAINS
Other than the two conventional strategies of training and diet, the mind-power has also been proved to play a big role in muscle building.
The mind/body link has been demonstrated by conditioning the subconscious and focusing the mind and maintaining positive mindset body builders.
This ability to connect psychologically with the muscles is usually overlooked. The mind/body muscle growth strategy can be achieved through various means.
Using mind power to boost body building efforts is quite a complicated process.
It goes beyond the mere imagination of wanting to achieve an ‘out of the world’ progress in your muscle gain.
Achieving maximum gain through this muscle development strategy is a four-pronged approach, viz;
1. Focusing the mind
Focusing the mind is a key tenet to muscle growth, and requires total effort and focus.
The body builder should begin by sitting quickly before starting any set of tasks, ponder the exercise ahead and block out any negative energy related to the exercise as well as detraction from the external environment.
In particular, you should focus on the number of sets and the results that you envisage to attain.
2. Maintaining a positive mindset
Entails setting goals and positive visualization. Keep a positive mindset by staying calm and being focused thought your training period.
This focus allows you to train with efficiency and make the best out of training schedule. The key is to stay positive and shut out any negative thoughts that may bog you down and impede your training performance and your training targets.
3. The Mind/Body Link
The mind/body connection is achieved staying focused entirely on a particular exercise and targeted particular muscle or group of muscles while at it.
This approach is effected by studying the various type of muscle, their conditions and all the set of muscles needful to spur their growth.
In this way, you will be able to evaluate your muscle growth rate with alteration in the mind/body coordination. A strengthened mind/muscle link assists in overcoming muscle inhibition.
4. Conditioning the Subconscious
Focusing the mind and shutting oneself from the external environment are not the enough in themselves to achieve desired results.
Also, body builders need to condition the subconscious. maintain and becoming a perpetual optimist is very vital to a sustained muscle gain and overall growth.