How to push past the comfort zone?
What are some of the things I can do to motivate myself to go past that comfort zone enough to have the highest gains?
I always like to tell my clients, get comfortable with discomfort. Stop settling for good enough, you deserve what’s best!
You have to think of the things you are fighting for in life and hold those thoughts in your head, telling yourself with each struggle up and breath out that you are not going to let yourself, your friends, your family and your dreams down, not today, not ever.
Muhammad Ali used to say that he imagined all the years of slavery of black people and all the hate and anger that surrounded the suffering of his people, and he told himself that he couldn't let them down by giving in to the comfort zone.
The only way to win, is to stay above the comfort zone.
There have been times where I have accidently picked up a heavy weight thinking it was a light one and did my exercise all the way through until the end without noticing? Is that an indication that I am mentally holding myself back during a normal exercise?