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Training Your Focus & Attention w/ Calvin Sun

Calvin Sun is a Senior Coach and Director of Informational Products at Invictus Fitness. He has coached athletes to 12 national championships in the sport of powerlifting. As a competitive powerlifter himself, he has won two national titles in the 181lb raw weight class and formerly held two national records. Calvin is the co-author of the best-selling book, The Invictus Mindset. He's also written a book that takes an evidence-based approach called Post Workout Supplementation.

This guy is a mad scientist at heart that can deep dive into almost any topic imaginable. In this episode, we chat about how the book came about, practices you can use to train mental toughness, ketosis, genetics vs training, steroid regulation, and much more.

Show Notes:

  • (6:30) - Breaking into the fitness world

  • (9:25) - Writing and Coaching

  • (13:00) - The Invictus Mindset

  • (19:12) - Visualization

  • (28:20) - Training focus and attention with mindfulness

  • (33:40) - Ketosis

  • (42:20) - Genetics vs Training

  • (50:40) - Regulation of steroids

Resources we may have talked about:

  • Man's Search For Meaning

  • The Daily Stoic

  • The Invictus Mindset: An Athlete's Guide To Mental Toughness

  • Post Workout Supplementation: An Evidence-Based Guide To Enhance Performance and Optimize Recovery

How you can connect with Calvin:

  • Instagram: @_calvinsun

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