I recall my high school years of training for hours on end. I would get dropped off at the gym and literally live there until the gym would almost close. Endless hours of training seemed "normal" to me. Everyone has a different sense of "normal" and I try my best not to judge but I have a difficult time relating to those who make endless excuses. I would always have different training partners because I would get frustrated with others and looking back, I was also frustrated with … [Read more...]
Why You Need To Get Punched In The Face
Sometimes you need a hardcore wake up call. A proverbial "punch in the face". Your coasting through life, your training is easy and you're not moving onward or upward, just standing still. The ultimate way to stress yourself out is to stand still. I learned this from Dan Sullivan of Strategic Coach (Give credit where credit is due). Training athletes day in and day out and trying to work with sport coaches I learn that no one wants to get out of their comfort zone. Excuses run rampant and … [Read more...]
Inside The Underground Strength Gym | Training Like a Wrestler, Even If You Don’t Wrestle!
"When you finally decide how successful you really want to be, you’ve got to set priorities. Then, each and every day, you’ve got to take care of the top ones. The lower ones may fall behind, but you can’t let the top ones slip. You don’t forget about the lower ones though because they can add up to hurt you. Just take care of the top ones first. In 25 years as a head coach and assistant, I think I might have missed one practice. Why? Because practice is my top priority. A day doesn’t go by … [Read more...]