mindset

Coming to the gym shouldn’t feel like a chore or punishment, but understand that progression takes many forms.
Practicing grit, composure, and resourcefulness gives us the ingredients for success in any aspiration we hold.
You can spend your energy chasing prepackaged solutions, or you can dig deeper and address your core issues.
However you choose to define your fitness, the ability to deal with the reality of day-to-day life should be included on the list.
Maybe your poor training day isn’t a sign that you’re a terrible athlete.
Maybe this year it is time for a different approach if you have been unsuccessful in the past.
Do things that others find absurd, make sacrifices that put you at odds with your culture, and test yourself against standards far outside of what is popularly relevant.
Whatever the past year brought you, it's time to stay in the moment and put the lessons learned to good use in a new year.
The power of routine and the cultivation of discipline in your every-day life is essential if you want to perform at your best.
The first positive benefit of pain is that it can enhance pleasure by providing a contrast. Pleasure is pain’s opposing phenomenon.
We don’t know the number of our days, so it is imperative that we live them to the greatest extent we can, and that includes attention to our vitality.
If you want to be healthy, you must first learn to be tough.
Many competitors compete to be judged—I want to be freed.
As elusive as the flow state might seem, there are defined avenues to help you get there.
The hardest part about any combat sport is that it will hurt a bit no matter what you do, but knowledge will make things a bit better.
Be smarter this winter about how you approach increasing your strength.
Take the time to enjoy your training, find balance, and set new goals because, in the long run, it will set you up for a lifetime of training that isn’t dictated by any season.