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Mind Over Matter-”There is NO SPOON”


Toronto personal trainer

Mike here,

This week I had the wonderful opportunity to witness my girlfriend break through her plateau of 360lbs leg press. For a while she was a little fearful and hesitant to step outside of her comfort zone. But, this week she decided to take a step forward.  She ended up Leg pressing 500lbs. What an amazing accomplishment.

Mind over matter is truly real. Its no coincidence how a woman rescued her own child by lifting a car or how iron men pull cars/bus`s with their hands. I stand by the belief that training is mind over matter.  This method is done by training your mind to believe that you have the power within to push or endure and exceed expectations.

“For all you critics out there. Yes we are working on depth”

Fitness has a lot to do with willpower. If you can exercise your willpower, you will be able to push through harder workouts, beat the temptations for unhealthy foods in the office, on your way home or at parties, and make giant steps forward in becoming a healthier and fit person. Kelly McGonigal Author of The Willpower Instinct goes into more detail about how will power can be used not just during but with other aspects of life



Below is a clip from my favorite movie-The Matrix. In this clip the boy teaches Neo a lesson about Mind Over Matter. ‘’There is NO SPOON’’. A term a few of my clients are familiar with…






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