Hitting a wall with your workouts? The muscle-mind connection might just be your new best friend. If you haven't yet explored how to train your mind in order to help you achieve peak performance at the gym, now's your chance! So what exactly are we talking about when we say the muscle-mind connection? New research suggests that an internal strategy of mentally focusing on the muscle you're training can actually increase activation of it. It doesn't appear to be as effective when you're training at a very high intensity, but it's still a good reminder that at the end of the day, concentrating more on what you're doing will help keep your focusÃ¢‚¬¦ focused! Grow your muscle-mind connection with two simple tips.