The questions I get asked the most usually revolve around the idea of quitting. People want to know the best way to deal with that “I’ll just stop now” feeling, and how to get past their own demons when it comes to settling for less.
The nature of a promise is that it remains immune to changing circumstance.
I became a cliché. I was a young man who thought he knew what hard work was, but looking back now I realize I faked much of the relative success I had. I worked hard for about four weeks every year and that was enough to get me through a few different degrees that sound impressive, when in actual fact they have no substance at all in my life.
When people see pictures of our workouts, and more specifically the bodies strewn all over the gym floor at the end of them, the question which is most often asked is, “why do you do this to yourselves?”
I admire work ethic almost as much as I admire toughness. I’ve written here before that you can’t fake toughness – it can be developed, but it can’t be faked. This characteristic has become synonymous with macho behavior and a sense of bravado, but in its purest form toughness compliments character.
This year’s Roark Games is going to feature something completely different. We have decided that instead of individual events, we are going to have a morning versus evening class competition.
Six months ago I joined Roark Women and while I am close to breaking into song about everything I’ve learned in those six months, I want to start at the core.
Last week we received questions with regard to what type of training women should follow, and specifically what weight and repetition structure should be adhered to. We hope that this article we go some way to clearing up many of the problems found in women’s programming.