Breakfast has long been touted as the most important meal of the day, and for athletes, it very well might be. Here is why breakfast continues to reign supreme in athlete nutrition. When that alarm clock goes off, blaring and vibrating across your nightstand, it can be tempting to hit snooze on it. The temptation […]
6 Awesome Things That Happen When You Start Using a Workout Log...
Keeping a training journal is one of the easiest and most powerful ways to stay motivated over the long term. More motivation, more often.
More Consistent Workouts
Consistency is the hallmark of champions inside and outside the gym. Your workout log book will help keep you focused and consistently going nuclear on your goals.
It Keeps You Accountable
We don’t all have coaches over our shoulders to keep us on track. A workout log is a subtle reminder to get your ass to the gym. No one likes writing out a missed workout in their log book.
Smash Your Weaknesses
We all have those areas in our training we know needs work, but we avoid at all costs. Formulate a plan and conquer them within the pages of your training log.
Supercharge Your Results
Like it or not, lifestyle plays a huge role in how we do in the gym. A workout log helps you connect the dots with your sleep, nutrition, stress and how you do in the gym.
Top athletes are also remarkably self-aware. They understand how long it takes for them to progress, which allows them to set way smarter goals. Why is this important? Because smarter goals means realistic—yet still challenging—expectations.
Self-awareness and accountability are the ignition for improvement, whether it’s in the gym, on the playing field, or in life. Here’s how to become more self-aware. Why does being self-aware matter? When you better understand yourself, how you work best, and what makes you tick, you are better positioned to see better results from yourself. […]
Ready to create some excellent eating habits? Here’s your guide to finally conquering your unhealthy eating. For far too many of us, a healthy, balanced and yummy diet seems like a pipe dream. After all, we have tried countless times, with different plans, diets and tricks to master our nutrition, racking up defeat after defeat. […]
Conquering the gym means working out and recovering like a champ. Here’s why you should start doing active recovery sessions after those tough workouts. The workout had been absolutely awesome. New PRs all over the place, conditioning work beyond anything I’d ever done before, and that warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction that comes from murdering […]
It’s something you are already doing. Here’s why you should be doing more of it. What you need to know about walking for active recovery. The workout is complete. You limp from the change room, grab your things, and limply sit in the car for ten minutes before summoning the energy to turn over the […]
From the powerful benefits of battle ropes, to a collection of workouts you can do with them, here is your ultimate guide to battling ropes. You gotta love the utter simplicity of battle ropes—you pick up two, heavy, coiled pieces of shipyard-caliber rope, flap them around really quickly like an angry octopus, and then collapse […]