competition

Watching fellow lifters perform can be problematic. Get used to being watched, but don’t watch too many failures.
The social psychologist in me always wants to point out that context is really what makes people work as a team versus stab each other in the back.
Thirteen weeks of traveling, rolling, drilling, dieting, and killing my strength and conditioning program all came together this week at the New York Open.
Professional athletes have long known that the only “secrets” to success are to bust your ass daily and do it for years.
For years I always thought wanting to do more and move forward was always a good thing. But on the inside, I was pushing myself down.
I don't claim to have a perfect record in muay Thai. So here's what I think there is to take from a fight, even if you walk away with a loss.
What can reveal the most about an athlete, can make or break a game, and can reach viral status? That’s right. Attitude.
If you want to be competitive you can be first, be best, or be different.
What is behind Andy Murray's rise? What has driven him forward and upward, year upon year?
Complacency and lack of consideration of all aspects of competition can cost you many kilos on your total.
Last weekend I had a successful tournament, and I'm feeling more prepared for the New York Open in July.
When I entered the competitive world, I really had no idea. After three years, I’m sharing what I’ve learned.
In my last tournament, I didn't win a single match - but I felt a huge sense of accomplishment. How could that be? How can we make losing feel like winning?
Weightlifting does not really have a competitive season. So the question arises for newcomers: "How often should we compete?"
I never had anyone explain to me how to handle first-fight jitters. I really wish someone had, as it was a rather steep learning curve.
What to eat, where to eat, how to eat? Here are three simple, effective, and efficient answers.
What's up with the big names not qualifying for the Games? Rocky came back to win at the end of Rocky III. But only after he STFU and got to work.