Eyes forward, chest up, breathe. You can pretty much use that as your mantra for whatever you have to face today, in the gym or in your life.
It’s the commitment to each and every athlete that their needs will be met, their expectations will be exceeded, and that they will go home tired, but exhilarated and certain they learned at least a thing or two.
Pick a priority today. One thing that you want to do better. Today and today only. Not for tomorrow or next week or next month or next year. One thing …
The harder the task, the more we want to try it. It’s a sickness we all have. An illness that has infected all of us, not just here in the gym, but in our workplaces, our schools, and our homes. We embrace tests of our strength, our mettle, our heart. We long to find out what we’re really made of.
Focus on the beginning, focus on the middle, focus on the end. It’s hard but it’s worth it. And if it was easy, you wouldn’t want it.
Listen. Consider. Explore. Decide for yourself.
Recovery. It’s something you’re going to do after class and, as with anything in life, you can either do it well or you can suck at it.
But when does our nobility turn into stupidity? Or does it ever? Is there a point where we should give up?
You may not realize it but a good warm-up is essential to a successful and injury-free workout. If you want to get that PR today, make sure you spend some time on your warm-up.