This guidance comes from your inner self and before you stop reading this and write it off as some hokey BS. Ask yourself:
Have you ever been asked a question and known the answer immediately?
Have you ever felt drawn to a certain person or place?
Have you ever experienced de ja vu or odd coincidences?
Ever make a decision that you knew was wrong and then spend the rest of the week becoming frustrated and easily angered?
Learn why the first 30 minutes after you wake up, and the last 30 minutes before you go to bed are the most crucial times of the day to stay positive.
Are you holding the pen that writes the story of your life, or are you letting it unfold by chance?
Are you intense and idealistic, too?
Sentences that end with a ? that have the power to change your life.
This blog isn’t for every athlete – it’s for certain kinds of lifters. the lifter spending 20-40 minutes before a training session smashing the shit out of his shoulders just to get into a decent snatch position. the fitness fanatic whose mind wanders between sets in training or lifts at a meet, distracted by her phone… Continue reading The Corpse Pose at the End of your WOD Isn’t Enough
Being an athlete is hard and becoming a great athlete is even harder. Here are the top 9 things I wish I knew when I started training seriously, and as any tricky writer would, I saved the most important point until last and you won’t experience it with full gusto unless you read them all, so, do that.
1. Training environment is everything.
“If you want to squat 500 lbs, go to a gym where everyone squats 500 lbs.” – someone who knows things about lifting.