The Mental Game in Powerlifting

Jim, speaking as a former competitive athlete both in your football and powerlifting days, what was the key to your mental toughness. Whether it was to perform on the field or accomplish that 1000 lb squat or to just get in the weight room and get in those work sets.

How did you temporarily throw out all the bs around you and just focus? I feel that I’m at that point where too many distractions are there that I have a hard time focusing while training I feel a bit hindered and I know it’s all mental…sometimes the mental training is a bit harder than the physical