On these boards I’ve read several things that I’ve found worth bookmarking, and archiving, to refer back to later. Phrases that, even out of context, ring true. Statements worth quoting. Knowledge worth sharing, and revisiting.
Some are on the topic of training and diet. Others are on the topic of discipline and motivation, sometimes in the context of training. Some pertain to life outside of training.
I welcome you to add your own.
Hard Work (Or Hardly Working)
I for one am guilty of occasionally getting caught up in the minutiae of finding “the optimal program” when I should focus on just putting in hard work. Hard work works!
This sentiment is echoed time and time again on these boards. Beginners are the most likely to be influenced by “authority”, so if you won’t take @Lonnie123 s words to heart, here is the same sentiment expressed by CT,
On the topic of getting caught up in the fine details,
sometimes it’s best to take a step out back and just focus on the big-picture stuff.
Sometimes, we must change programs because they are a poor fit for our nagging injuries. I think that is okay to do. As long as you don’t have to change the entire thing around, there’s still value to be had out of it.
If you are sick, you should stay home and recover. If you are sleep-deprived, and don’t intuitively know that you’ll exceed your capacity to recover, go and train
You can learn how to set a running pace,
There are longer, tutorial style, posts on these boards as well.
Need to water cut? @flipcollar has you covered,
There’s also at least one awesome set of prehab exercises worth incorporating into one’s life,
And, true for all aspirations in life,