10,000 Things Make You STRONGER (or weaker)

As a strength geek you understand that our brand of
“strength” isn’t just about how much weight you can
bench press.

We see strength is a holistic way.

We see how EVERYTHING… from the way you think,
the way you talk, the depth of your breathing, your
ability to think clearly, focus intently ALL contribute
to making you stronger.

The STRONGEST VERSION OF YOURSELF!

And that is what we are here for… growing stronger and
inspiring others to do the same.

In the ancient Taoist and Buddhist tradition of the East,
philosophers and poets, such as Lao Tzu, would use
the term “10,000 Things” to describe all things in the
universe”.

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

Sample verse from the Tao Te Ching:

Tao produced the One.
The One produced the two.
The two produced the three.
And the three produced the ten thousand things.

A lot of people become upset when I talk about things like
how the digestive system works, how psychological character
structure influences muscular behavior, and sex.

The say “Elliott, you are a strength coach… why do you
bother us with so much talk about other things that aren’t
strength training?

What these people don’t understand is that 10,000 Things
contribute to making you stronger.

Not just the mechanics of your squat.

In fact, the way you squat is influenced by your experiences
with potty training.

If you were forced to hold your shit as a young child when
the muscles of the anus were not yet fully developed, you
would have resorted to tightening the hip flexors and upper
hamstrings in order to avoid “letting go” and soiling yourself.

Now you ask me “Elliott, why can’t I squat well… why are my
hip flexors and hams so tight?”

I might have you consider what kind of potty training
experience you had.

My point is that NOTHING is isolated.

EVERYTHING counts towards making you stronger or
weaker.

We have to look deeper that just the muscle… we have to
look at The 10,000 Things.

You don’t grow stronger without considering The 10,000
Things!

Next month I will be holding a small workshop in Bangor
Maine.

I will be teaching the students more on my ideas and application
of “Energetic Strength”.

This workshop will form the foundation for my 3rd Layer Of
Strength in our STRENGTHOLOGY model for success.

If you want to be at the forefront of what I believe to be the
next evolution in strength and fitness… OR if you are simply
obsessed with becoming the stronger you.

Then you need to join us. (There are only 4 spots left)
http://hulsestrength.com/go/growing-stronger-maine-2012

See you there :)

Grow Stronger,
Elliott “The Incredible” Hulse

PS – If you live anywhere in the North East of the US… then
you can make it to this workshop.

Many people have talked about how my Energetic Strength
presentations have changed their lives forever.

This may be the most important workshop you’ve ever
attended. Invest in yourself.

Click Here to join us in Maine.