Posts tagged Mindset
3 Key Factors For Becoming A Better Strongman

In the immortal words of Ronnie Coleman, "everyone wanna be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy ass weight!" The same can be said of the modern-day strongman. Lifters want to be seen picking up weights from the floor while making the trip to the lockout as awkward as possible with the Steinborn squat and Zercher deadlift constantly being showcased. The truly impressive lifters don't have time for that riff-raff because they are either training, eating or competing. 

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Is It All Genetics?

Oh, there’s no way of beating that Kristoff, he was born with a barbell in his hand and could squat 500 as a kid in high school. His genetics are unbeatable. 

How many times have you heard “the G word” thrown around as a reason why someone else is the best athlete around and unstoppable? Maybe you yourself have said that you can’t stand up to someone else’s genetic gifts? 

Blaming your lack of a stake in the competition or attributing someone else’s success to genetics is a sham of out a cop-out. 

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