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 […]
Ross posted a motivational speech by Ray Lewis on Effort. Don’t be a victim of paralysis by analysis. When in doubt, outwork the competition. Wake up and do it again. Continue on such a path and you will surely pass many who are in front of you now. Take those words to heart and have […]
Here is some inspiration. At 60 years of age Bar-Barian Herbie Bowen is still going strong. He does lots of the basic bodyweight exercises. 700 push ups 10 sets of pull ups 10 sets of dips 5 days a week. Simple as that. No excuses!
How about 20 Squats @ 210kg (462 lbs), Raw, Deep, No Belt, No Wraps? Yikes! Now get in the gym and do some skwats!
“It blows me away every time I walk into a nice home and meet its proud, overweight, out-of-shape owner. They just don’t get it. Your real home is not your apartment or your house or your city or even your country, but your body. It is the only thing you, your soul and your mind, […]
Latest Iron Radio Podcast focuses in on the psychology strength training. Link to mp3: Episode 131 IronRadio – Topic Fear and Courage
Here is something for today’s commute.Another Gym Talk Iron Radio Episode (Link to mp3) Topics: planning workouts in advance the role of workout music and rituals to get you psyched (ManOwaR – Hail & Kill anybody, Iron Maiden – The Trooper anybody?) pre-workout nutrition, coffee and caffeine allow yourself some “Me Time”
“You know why I love going to the gym? You never regret going. It’s always the right decision.”upvote here
Read Jim Wendler on “Habits of Strong Lifters” Advices to live by… Consistency, Drive/Perseverance, Open Mind…