Jesse Irizarry

Jesse Irizarry

 

 

 

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Everyone needs training partners, at times, to be honest with them, to pull them, push them, drag them, or pick them up.
You’ve created your structure on grasping skills, so when you move into new scopes you can integrate it all and become a competent force.
A training cycle, like a story, has a beginning, middle, and end, and each has elements that are necessary for it to work.
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?