1. Prepare yourself mentallyYou need to prepare yourself mentally to experience some pain. In bodybuilding you need to expect pain because there can be no gain without pain. The problem nowadays is that many people are pleasure seekers and go out of there way to avoid pain. Ever since we were kids we were taught to monish pain by taking an arsenal of pain killers. However if you are not ready to take in the pain of intense training, you will fail in your bodybuilding career.
If you have just taken bodybuilding as a sport, do not give up because of the initial pain you experience after hours of intense training. As you progress the mind naturally adopts to the pain and you start to enjoy the pain.
2. Brain over brawnIn order for your mind to start relishing the pain of intense training you require three ingredients: Constant effort, Continuous exposure, and Great determination to succeed.
Training has to be supplemented with brain input for it to yield the necessary results. After months of intense training it is only natural to experience muscle burn and muscle fatigue. They soon become part of your lifestyle and act as a barometer in the future to judge whether you have undergone intense training.