Confidence in Competition

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The mental game is often at least as important as the physical game. There are many articles written about mental preparation before competition. The physical routines you use to prepare take many hours of focus and concentration and yet the mental aspect should also be taken into account.

There are steps you can take to enhance your performance during competition. The first step would be to prepare yourself mentally by managing  your thoughts and emotions that you are having about the coming competition. Sometimes you might develop unrealistic expectations about what you want to achieve in a particular situation. This can cause excess pressure and stress and can lead to unneeded anxiety.

The first objective in preparing yourself for competition is learning to trust your inner confidence...

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Alternate Chest Exercises

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If you want to reach that peak performance you have to work for it. A good workout routine will take you to the next level. Take a look at this article from Natural News about how to alternate your upper body workouts.

Exercisers often refer to the “chest” as one area, but the truth is that there are multiple muscles in that part of the body. It would be more accurate to divide the chest into sections: upper, middle and lower. The popular exercises like push-ups and chest flyes emphasize the mid-chest, but, for a complete chest workout, you need to add chest exercises for the upper and lower portions. Use this in-home workout to target the two different sections with alternating chest exercises.

Decline push-ups

Changing the angle of your push-up by putting your feet on an object to make ...

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