8 Mental Tricks For Insane Muscle Gain
8 Mental Tricks For Insane Muscle Gain
by Sean Nalewanyj
Let's face it; insane muscle gain is no easy task.
Getting major results in terms of insane muscle gain and increased strength only come from one source - pushing yourself harder than ever every time you enter the gym. This is one of the biggest reasons why most people don't see the insane muscle gain they desire; they just plain don't train hard enough. Why don't they? The reason is simple...
It hurts. It's not comfortable. It takes everything out of you.
Work through it my friend, because the only way to achieve insane muscle gain is to move past that natural pain and learn to deal with it.
You deserve insane muscle gain, so take a look at the techniques below to learn how to numb your feelings of pain and push past them to reach your goals. Try out the following ideas and get ready to experience a huge breakthrough...
1) Life-Threatening Situations
When you get to the end of your set, start thinking about a crazy situation where it's life or death for you to lift a heavy weight off someone and save their life. For example, when performing chin-ups you could pretend that you are hanging from a cliff, or while deadlifting you could imagine that you are rescuing someone who is trapped underneath a car.
2) Magnetic Force
Pretend that the weights you are using are powerful magnets that are being attracted in the opposite direction. While bench pressing, envision the ceiling as a magnet pulling the bar or dumbbells toward it.
3) Envision Your Muscles
The purpose behind working out is to break down those muscle fibers to encourage your body to adapt and grow. While you're in the middle of a set, picture what is happening to the inside of your muscle tissue and how the fibers are responding. Visualize the way your muscle fibers are ripping and changing, filling with blood and nutrients to create insane muscle gain.
4) Have Someone Watch You
I'm not talking about using a spotter here, I'm simply talking about having a friend or training partner watch you perform your set. Our work ethic improves when we know someone is watching us.
5) Positive/Negative Force
For pushing exercises, imagine that you are moving something negative away from yourself. It doesn't matter what you choose to push away but imagine something you really don't like, such as an emotion, an object or a person. For pulling exercises, imagine that you are dragging something positive your way. It might be cash, a person you love or a happy feeling.
6) Set Ridiculous Goals
If your goal is to perform 9 reps, increase that to 100 instead. Truly convince yourself of this. Once the set begins, tell yourself that you aren't giving up until you reach 100 reps.
7) Close Your Eyes
This should only be applied on certain exercises that are very simple to perform. You definitely wouldn't want to employ this technique when squatting or deadlifting. On other, simpler exercises, try closing your eyes. You won't see anything that could distract you from executing a perfect set.
8) Pretend It's Someone Else's Pain
In order to produce insane muscle gain, you have to push yourself to muscular failure or at least very close to it everytime you train. If you are about to approach muscular failure, imagine that your pain is being felt by someone that you don't like. The harder you push, the more pain you will transfer to them. This might seem like a "cold" technique, but the bottom line is that it works.
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