Jesse Irizarry

Jesse Irizarry

 

 

 

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It’s a type of intuition that develops, and it frees the mind to turn off its thinking faculty and dissolve into still awareness.
You change as you lift over time and you change as you age. There's no template for life.
It’s easy to get carried away by emotion and let it control you instead of using the energy of it toward a singular effort.
Your physical disciplines reflect your deepest interests and reveal the less understood facets of our being.
Take some time to see how training methods and philosophies play out over time, but always plan to reevaluate again and again.
Haphazardly loading a barbell and doing one set until you fall in exhaustion shouldn’t be the plan for the majority of lifters.
If you practice these movements and internalize the feeling when you perform the lift at full speed, the body will open with a natural fluidity into the power position.
This isn't about quitting when things get tough. Sometimes it’s pivoting and going a different way.
How do we learn to harmonize our conscious thought with the feeling and reactions within the body?
Bootstrapped gyms have to be about passion, commitment, and ultimately, service to the community.
Someone who is strength training should have the flexibility to go on a weekly run and remove a day on the weights. That's heresy to some coaches who want to keep you in the gym.
Adding bodybuilding work to your weightlifting practice has its benefits, both ways.