Logan Christopher is a strongman, entrepreneur, mental training expert, and all-around Renaissance man in the field of fitness and performance. Logan has performed various feats of strength including phone book tearing, nail bending, truck pulling, and kettlebell juggling. He is the owner of legendarystrength.com and is the CEO of Lost Empire Herbs. His personal philosophy is to bring together the best skills from various areas of strength and fitness to achieve peak performance both mentally and physically.
Logan is regarded as an expert in the mental performance field, and he has deep expertise as an NLP Master Practitioner and certified hypnotist. This blend of interests and abilities gives him a unique perspective on the strength and human performance industry. He admits to being born without genetic gifts for strength, which led him on his journey to seek out the best training information. This, in turn, led him to mental training and sports psychology. Logan is the author of several books and videos.
In this podcast episode, Logan Christopher digs into the “big three” structured mental training concepts of visualization, hypnosis, and anchors. He believes these three concepts can not only help a person succeed in athletics, but in life. Logan explains how a better understanding of these three mechanisms can give any coach or athlete more tools with which to improve their performance and realize their fullest potential.
In this podcast, Logan Christopher and Joel Smith discuss:
- The effectiveness of mental training.
- Reasons he believes mental training isn’t as valued as it should be.
- How to best use visualization to express strength, speed, and power.
- Hypnosis use and its value to athletic performance.
- The importance of approaching different situations and events with different mindsets.
- Steps to achieving a flow state.
Podcast total run time is 1:08:40.
Logan’s blog can be found here.
Keywords: strongman, hypnosis, mental training, visualization