The new wave of mind-body books reminds us of what ancient philosophers determined long ago -- mental and physical functions are linked in a very delicate balance. Research has since confirmed those early observations, proving the connection between psychological states and physical performance in many ways.No market is more concerned about its physical appearance and prowess than bodybuilders. Mind & Muscle is a ground-breaking book in the mind-body literature, combining the latest research and essential experiences related to the mental and physical sides of serious strength training and bodybuilding. This manual combines the best information and insights available for people whose physiques are a primary obsession.Mind & Muscle helps readers achieve a better understanding of their psychological and physiological selves. Moreover, the book guides bodybuilders and serious strength trainers to incorporate mental skills into their physical workouts. Techniques and tools such as performance profiling, positive thinking and affirmations, motivational strategies, relaxation and complete breathing, attention control, and mental rehearsal and visualization will add new power to readers' training as they try to boost physical strength and sharpen muscle definition.
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Blair Whitmarsh has the unique background needed to write such a special book. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He also holds a PhD with a focus on sport psychology and is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology.
Whitmarsh is consulted by many bodybuilders and strength trainers looking to enhance their training and performance. Whitmarsh is a regular contributor to the popular magazine Muscle and Fitness, and his articles appear in many other related publications. He is also a frequent presenter at conferences, often speaking about the psychological aspects of strength training and bodybuilding.
Whitmarsh is chairman of the department of human kinetics at Trinity Western University in British Columbia. A resident of Langley, British Columbia, Whitmarsh enjoys bodybuilding, running, cycling, swimming, playing tennis, reading, and spending time with his wife, Lorraine, and family.
Heidi Paa contributed the chapter on women and bodybuilding, provided much of the material for the chapter on competitive bodybuilding, and served as an expert reviewer on the book. Paa is a recreational bodybuilder former fitness competitor, and counseling psychologist, with a PhD from the University of Nebraska. She has over four years experience working with collegiate athletes in sport psychology, and her work is published frequently in fitness and bodybuilding magazines. She is now a staff psychologist at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Paa is also a member of the Sport and Exercise Psychology division of the American Psychological Association. In addition to weight training, she also enjoys biking, swimming, hiking, and reading.
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