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Have you ever been really excited about an event and found that then things went really well?
Oh the heartache when a single-rep makes the difference in winning and losing. In truth, the story is much larger.
This video will get you fired up - there's no question about that. But it's not your everyday lifting video.
Are you inspired or deflated by competition? Is it valuable or harmful? This week's we explore those questions in sport, business, and psyche.
It's refreshing not just to see the glamor, but also the grit and the grief that inevitably comes along the way.
Team placing strategy can often conflict with individual ambitions. Let's break down how this can happen.
What can reveal the most about an athlete, can make or break a game, and can reach viral status? That’s right. Attitude.
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?
The key to keeping our sanity and loving the lives we lead depends on the comparisons we allow ourselves to make.
Schools insist on equality of result. No one fails and no one's self-esteem is damaged - and no one is prepared for real life.
People change citizenship all the time. But when it comes to the Olympics, is it okay for someone to leave their country for no other reason than to have a better chance at winning gold medals?
Strategy is an important factor in weightlifting competition. I've seen many times where a more skilled strategist has been able to defeat a stronger opponent merely by monitoring these factors.
While the Olympics might also seem over the top, one thing is also certain - the Olympics captivate our attention. They do so because the Olympics teach us many lessons about sport and life.
It’s easy to get weighed down in the trap of defining our successes by comparison to others. But what's even more important are the small, everyday self-victories.
What is the point of the “fittest gym” if the fittest gym is merely drafted? It’s nothing.
Here are eight articles on how to predict, prepare, learn from, and analyze what makes a winner.
We are often told that we should learn from our mistakes. But how do we analyze our winning performances and what do we learn from them?
Knowing the how an event is judged is the best way to decide how to prepare for competition. Let's look at how boxing is judged, and how it relates to our preparations for success in life.