"Finally. A book with the complexity and courage to move beyond our cultural obsession with the physical dimensions of training. McNamara redefines strength and provides a practical roadmap that both inspires and instructs on how to liberate our true greatness."
- Rand Stagen, founder & managing director
Stagen Leadership Academy
Inner Engagement for Multifaceted Results
Strength to Awaken is unlike any other book on strength training. Change the purpose of your training and life. Gain never-before-seen instruction on the inner dimensions of training. Learn Whole Hearted Engagement to perform at new levels. Enjoy rare clarity as you go beyond the conventions and limitations holding you back.
- End Boring Repetitive Exercise and Create Next-Level Performance.
- Go Beyond Frustrating Limitations to Whole-Hearted Engagement.
- Train yourself to Enjoy more Genuine Pleasure.
- Transform Not Just your Body, but your Whole Self.
- Get More Benefits, Faster.
Rob McNamara is the authority on Integral strength training. He has been one of the world's leading voices in the field of integral practice for nearly a decade. Rob's rigorous approach, open heart, and pioneering method to training provide you with new ways to solve age-old problems that can limit the results in your training.
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About the Author
Rob McNamara is Author of Strength to Awaken, a skilled Psychotherapist, leading Performance Coach, Psychology Professor at Naropa University and an Integral Zen Practitioner. He runs his private practice in Boulder Colorado serving a broad range of executives and professionals, undergraduate and graduate students and athletes ranging from high school to Olympic and professional world champions.
Table of Contents
|Foreword by Ken Wilber||13|
|Part One: Excellence, The Purpose of Life|
|1. The Purpose of a Human Life||21|
|2. The Storm & Your Awakening||27|
|3. The Myth of Disengagement & The Lie of Happiness||31|
|4. True Happiness||37|
|5. The Necessity of Practice||43|
|Part Two: Transforming Your Training|
|6. The Egoic Governance of Strength Training||53|
|7. Your Body-Mind||61|
|8. Engaging Wholeheartedly||67|
|9. The Role of Discipline||77|
|10. Novel Emergence & Your Path to Mastery||85|
|11. Body-Mind-Moment Training||95|
|Part Three: The Art of Engagement & The Beacon of Performance|
|12. Engagement: The Heart of Body-Mind-Moment Training||105|
|13. Resistance: Your Fuel Forward||119|
|14. The Process of Execution||137|
|15. The Paradox of Peak Performance||149|
|16. The Heart of Performance: Enacting the Transcendent||163|
|17. Embodiment & Performance: An Integral Perspective||169|
|Part Four: The Territory of Training, Injuries & The Art of Recovery|
|18. The Domains of Practice||183|
|19. Practice Beyond Your Training||193|
|20. Working With Injuries||217|
|21. The Art of Recovery||227|
|22. Your Heart's Synthesis||255|