Nov 172012
 

I like to think of physical training as a conversation. At least, I think that’s a useful way to look at it. Often magazines and other sources talk about “forcing” progress and other synonyms, but just think of the connotations of that. Last time you were forced to do something, did you do it to the best of your abilities? Or just as little as possible/necessary? When you train your body, you select movements because they relate to your goals. You could look at this as selecting the words in your message to your body. You choose those movements to say “THIS is what I want to get good at. The parts that relate to this movement are what I want to change.” So that covers your side of the conversation, but this isn’t a monologue we’re talking about. You have given your body stress, with your message. A stimulus [continue]