Listen to your body, especially if you don’t like what it is telling you.- Mark Rippetoe (via)
Another Mark Rippetoe quote. This time from Strong Enough? If your expectations are always those of someone content to live without physical challenge, then when it comes time for mental, moral, or emotional challenge you fail to meet it because you are out of practice. Meeting and overcoming obstacles are skills that can be honed, as opposed to [...]
Here is a Mark Rippetoe quote on squats from Starting Strength 3rd Edition. “There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that provides the level of central nervous activity, improved balance and coordination, skeletal loading and bone density enhancement, muscular stimulation and growth, connective tissue stress and strength, psychological demand and toughness, and [...]
Whenever you read posts like Bob Young’s Things I Would Do Differently you probably recognize a pattern. Most of them mention the following points: I would do more recovery stuff… I would do more stretching… So take that advice to heart and do your mobility work 2 times every day. What would you do differently?
Boris from SquatRX on The Law of Diminishing Returns More ≠ Better You can get too much of a good thing. Macros, micros, diets, supplements, exercises, routines, exercises, intensity, volume, density, sitting, squatting, standing, walking, running, you name it – you can have too much of it. Yes, there are keystone exercises and we have talked about [...]