Mindset is everything
Written by Sam Ovens on Oct. 17th 2015

Mindset is everything and to quote tim grover who has been the trainer of michael jordan to name but one: we are so focused at what happens from the neck down that we forget that it all starts up here (the mind). 

The thinking is what produces the results, you have to think before you act.

If your attitude is right, the facts don't count. Because what you think are facts, are mostly opinions. 

The key is to have an open mind and be willing to change. 

The best athletes think like a beginner.

Have a mind that is open to everything, and attached to nothing.

You dont know what you dont know.

Think for your self, and listen to your self. Use discernment.

Compare your self with who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today. But learn from others and compare only to improve.

To know and not to do is not to know, we have to apply to benefit. And we can forget.
Knowledge is power, but only if it is used.
What you don't use you loose.

People act out their belief, what we truly know is in our experience.

Wheter you think you can, or think you cant, either way you are correct. It is the thinking that makes it so. 

When you think of why you can or can't do something, the mind looks for why it can or can't even if it is first over a long period of time as well. So look for what you want, or how to make things how you want them to be over time.

Take 100% responsibility for everything. Dont come up with excuses for why things are like they are, or something that has happened in the past or something that is not the way you want it to be now. Look only for what you can change or do different to make the situation you are in now better.

We become what we think about most of the time. 

Monitor your emotions, always focus on feeling better. As good as you can right now. This changes of course, so just focus on moving up from where you are right now, angry is better than depressed for example. Bliss would be the highest best feeling.
Stress for example is one of the worst enemies we got in making progress in any athletic sport, minimize this as much as you can. 
Your whole life matters, it is a lifestyle. But you choose how much you want to priorotize of course.

                                                                     Know the score

You have to know where you are, to make the next logical step to what you are going to do next.
So keep track and write down what you have been doing, and write down what you are going to do.
Then write down how it went when you are going to do future plans of course.
Changing routine is essential for progress, but if something is working we want to keep doing that until something else is more effective.
Change your diet, according your goals and keep track of what you are eating. To a degree atleast.

                                                                   Master the basics

The key to getting strong in any lift, or better at any specific athletic task for that matter, is generally to focus as much as you can on that specific lift, or task/exercise.
In shaolin kung fu, they are teached that a master is somebody who has mastered the basics.
And the basics can involve just one punch, or one kick.
Shaolin kung fu has gathered fighters all over the world, and is a form of mix martial arts.
yet they have learned that ''one punch'' or ''one kick'' is the key to a fight.
They teach: i am not afraid of the of the one strike you know you have practiced only once, i am definitely afraid of the one strike you know that you have practiced 10 000 times.
To quote Bruce Lee: I fear not the man who has practiced 10 000 kicks once, but i fear the man who has practiced one kick 10 000 times.
Perfect practice makes perfect, practice only makes improvement.
There usually is not a lot basics or fundamentals. If you have to practise many things, what you practise the most will improve the most.
It may be best to practise on your weaknesses.

                                                                 People are different

People respond differently to the same training stimula. 
This can depend on bodytype, the length of you're torso, legs and arms etc.
It depens on your dominant muscles is relation to what exercise you are doing.
It depends on what you are genetically suited for, in relation to what you are doing.
Not everybody where they are, can do the same exercises. Some will get hurt, by doing the same that only strengthens someone else.
Figure out for your self what part of the muscles you train, is most affected by the different exercises you are doing. By doing this, you can easier focus where you want for the most results.
There are different cycles of training for each individual.

Henrik Randgaard

Henrik Randgaard helps people reach their goals in relation to fitness, he is an expert at helping people progress as fast as possible and making things super simple to understand.
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