Any serious lifter can tell you that to continue making progress in size, strength and/or fat loss over the long term, just about every workout needs to be “balls to the wall”.

In the beginning, almost any new stimulus will bring about gains. However, after several years of pushing and pulling the iron, you must continually push yourself to new heights, and this takes an extraordinary amount of dedication, discipline, passion and motivation.

Here are seven great ways to get mentally ready to tear things up before even getting on the gym floor!

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How to Train Your Mind to Boost Motivation

Use these techniques to power through the wall.

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