(Welcome to the 9th installment on this in depth discussion on how we can strengthen our coping skills to suffering. Again, the overall response have been very positive so if what I’m writing is giving you ideas on how to go on when you don’t want to, I’ll continue my investigation.)
Tip #10 Think about how others will benefit from your toughness development. Being mentally weak affects your whole life. You can’t run from it or pretend that it doesn’t exist. You can try your best to suppress it, but soon or later, your true ways will be exposed. In fact, I hate to break the bad news to you, but those around you already know your true weak self. How? Because your weak ways affect all those around you. Continue reading Increasing Your Pain Tolerance for CrossFit (Part 9)
(This is part 8 on this very in depth look on to increase your perceive pain perception to CrossFit. I never realized I was such a pain specialist, but it seems from the responses I have been getting that the advice from this series is helping you all. That’s good to know. I have more thoughts and ideas on how to elevate your reaction to suffering from the WODs, especially now that the CrossFit Open has arrived.)
Tip #9. Take responsibility for your weakness. I’m going to assume most of you follow this site because you want to rid yourself of your evil weak ways. One of the reasons why you are having a difficult time dealing with pain is because some of you are a former pussy while others are still stuck in your pussy ways.
I know for me, I lived all of childhood and adolescent years as a whiney, excuse-making crybaby. Continue reading Increasing Your Pain Tolerance for CrossFit (Part 8)
(This is part 7 on this long series on how manage your perceived pain perception during a CrossFit WOD. I have a couple of more tips and then I will wrap of the series with a conclusion piece. )
Tip #8. Train in a group setting. On my decade plus road to mental toughness, I’ve learned one strong absolute
Never, ever rely on anyone.
I’ve learned if you want something done, you got to do it yourself. This is somewhat cynical view that people will always let you down, especially when you ask them to something hard with you. So in order to overcome this negative view, I made it into a positive outlook, by always relying on myself to get things done Continue reading Increasing Your Pain Tolerance for CrossFit (Part 7)