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I was first exposed to this concept a few years ago and then was reminded of it again while reading a newsletter by a Coach of mine, Matt Furey.

Positive tension exists when you have a goal, long term or short term, that will bring some type of benefit or pleasure into your life.

Now, being that it’s a goal, it’s future based.

I rail about too much future based thought, but when used properly, it can be extremely beneficial.

Being future based, it creates a tension, think of a rope that is pulling you along.

A negative tension would be something that you bring bad energy to and that you are looking to avoid, like a confrontation.

So, the key is, how do you create more positive tension in your life?

(A real simple example would be a great meal that you are looking forward to when you are hungry).

And yes, I know how to do this, but if I give you the answers, you don’t learn to the same degree.

Be unconventional - Kyle Newell

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our December Trinity Transformation. It begins December 1st and we can take up to 10 people per each location. If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. Act now or you’ll miss out until next month. We will be accepting people through the reminder of this week and then after that, you gotta wait until January….

P.P.S-Our annual deadlifting contest for charity will be Saturday, December 12th. If you’d like to participate, you can send an email to matt@newellstrength.com

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