Motivation, Inspiration and Stabbing: 5 Steps to Being a Good Motivator
I want you to think of someone who’s a good motivator.
Know what I mean? This has to be somebody with a really strong ability to get you fired up, feeling positive and rea... Continue reading
Dumb Weightlifting Questions
It was suggested to me by our talented editor Yael that I write an article about “dumb” weightlifting questions. I turned to the internet’s leading repositories of dumb questions—Facebook and Twitter—for some ideas. The following ... Continue reading
How To Avoid Sucking When You Get Older
How many of you have seen a movie called Vision Quest? It’s a 1985 flick about a high school wrestler who wants to make his mark in life by accomplishing something huge, so he decides to drop two weight classes and challenge the toughest undefeated grapp... Continue reading
Risks, Decisions, and Courage
This one might not grab you right at the beginning. But if you stay with me until the end, I promise we’ll get something good out of it.
If you’ve read some of my other stuff, you know I’m a fan of Ernest Hemingway. I don’t know if ... Continue reading
The Mental Switch: Prepare Yourself for Competition
All great athletes have a mental switch, and it should be your goal to get one too.
Think of a light switch in your house. You flip it, and the lights turn on. Pretty simple, ... Continue reading
Conditioning Circuit Design
Nathan Says: Hi Greg and Aimee, Before I ask a question, I'd just like to say thank you for all the knowledge you have provided in your book. It is simply the best book on the market and will be for a long time to come. It has made me a better athlete, but mor... Continue reading
Some Nice Soothing Music to Piss Us All Off: Music for Training Motivation
You all like music, right?
I’m going to assume the answer to that question is yes, and I’ll also wager that you probably like to have music playing when you tr... Continue reading
The Push-Up: Why is This So Hard?
One of the things in my life that continually mystifies me is how something as simple and pure as the push-up has become so confusing and impossible for so many people. This is like the exercise equivalent of every adult in the world suddenly forgetting how to... Continue reading
Peer Pressure Is a Good Thing
Remember when you learned about peer pressure for the first time? You were probably in high school, or maybe junior high. A teacher showed you a video where a juvenile delinquent kid with a motorcycle offers drugs to a little straight-laced kid that ... Continue reading
Keep Your Eyes on the Road, Your Hands Upon the Wheel: Committing to a Training Program
MULTI-TASKING!! Everybody knows what this is, right? I’m sure you do, because our society is obsessed with it. We’re all expected to be able to juggle se... Continue reading