Ben Pakulski – The Mind-Muscle Connection
(#239) Ben Pakulski is the featured guest this week and he shares great perspective on his unconventional approach to muscle building. This is actually a deep conversation covering a lot more than just muscle building.
Ben is a IFBB professional bodybuilder (now retired) who helps people take an intelligent approach to muscle building and beyond.
We had a great conversation that covered the mind-muscle connection to maximize training results.
Here’s what you’ll hear about this week:
- Ben’s experience coming fresh off of his Tony Robbins weekend
- Why he never wanted to be “big” when he started training
- The most important factor in stimulating muscle growth
- What we really need to know about hypertrophy training
- Specific techniques to increase muscular tension
- How he approaches athletic development
- A simple technique to use ‘internal focus’
- Understand myofibrillar hypertrophy vs. sarcoplasmic
- What he thinks about volume as it relates to hypertrophy
- The 3 different types of training stimulus
- A key lesson he learned from Arnold
- Common myths related to muscle building
- Muscle building for health – the real reason to train
- What drives his training today
- Great closing advice on muscle building and fat loss…
Training muscles is different than training a skill. -Ben PakulskiClick To Tweet
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