I got a flood of emails from mentaltoughnessguy.com readers who are veteran car and Prowler pushers. So repeating five sets of shoves wasn’t mentally and physically challenging enough to them. My apologies and I’m sorry I underestimated you readers. I was actually planning to up the ante on the automobile WODs down the road, so why wait. If some of you want a more difficult opponent, I’m more than happy to obliged and add to your welcoming suffering.
I got a lot emails from you all taking about how rough the car push WOD was. I tried to warn you, but words just don’t describe the nauseous feeling you will get when you going around shoving a 6 thousand pound object on wheels for a few yards. Continue reading The Best Movement for Mental Toughness Training (Part 2)
One of the main objectives of mental toughness training is having the ability to convert any negative into a strong positive. This skill is not easy and takes a lot of patience, practice and insight to develop. The good news is that mental toughness mostly introspective. In other words, it’s all about how you interpret a problem. With this training, you’ll learn how to find the silver lining with each crappy situation. Continue reading Finding the Hidden Message (Part 2)
The dreaded car push.
If I had to pick one equipment that defies mental toughness training it’s the Prowler. However, I doubt that many of you have a Prowler sled at your crappy commercial gym so I would say car pushes are the next worst thing. In fact, I would say pushing cars are twice as bad than sled work. Both are equally terrible, but pushing a 4 ton automobile is more physically taxing on the body and mind.