Video: All Mental - Joe Mackey Deadlifting
Goal attainment, PR's, diet adherence and difficult times all require mind power PERIOD. Whether being faced with academics, diet, deadlines or an 800lb barbell, the obstacle/challenge/goal is ALWAYS won in the mind first.
"When you go up to 800 from 765, you feel it. I have to channel all that animosity, all the anger. You have to take your mind to a certain spot when you're trying to lift some heavy shit like that."
Here Joe Mackey is still tentatively preparing for the 2020 IFBB competitive season. With a bunch of un-knowns he is currently doubling up on training efforts with two a days.
What does someone the size of Joe Mackey preparing for the IFBB pro competitive circuit eat?