Maxing Out: Setting yourself up for a PR

This week we've been maxing out on quite a few lifts, so I wanted to provide some information and tips to help you reach that PR goal you have in mind! A large majority of lifts are missed because people don't take the time to set up properly. You may set your hands and feet, but what is your mind doing? Ideally it will be calm and focused, which can be accomplished by focusing on two things: Self Talk and Mental Imagery (Level II: Preparatory Skills of the Performance Pyramid). Performance Pyramid of the Nine Mental Skills. Ohio Center for Sport Psychology, developed by Jack J....