Dan John: Wandering Weights, Our Epic Journey Through All Things Heavy, Issue # 25
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I had a wonderful few days working with the Ninjas at Mark Fisher Fitness in New York City. There's nothing like a dinner with professional strength coaches, Broadway stars and movie stars to make for a great conversation. When I talk about coaching, I often reference Josh Hillis and Mark Fisher as people “who get it.” They understand that the journey to physique goals includes mastery and community in addition to results.
Laree Draper sent me this article on reading, but it can be applied anywhere to anything. This stunned me: “Smokers who are the most optimistic about their ability to resist temptation are the most likely to relapse four months later, and overoptimistic dieters are the least likely to lose weight." ~Kelly McGonigal: The Willpower Instinct
“So if your best version of yourself would do intelligent, reasonable workouts three times per week, then do that. Be your best version of yourself, today. If your best version of yourself would have a reasonable nutrition program, and you'd plan your meals weekly, you can be that best version of yourself this week.”
John Cleese has been making me laugh for most of my life. No wonder I stay in such good shape!
“But, you are lucky because you have a number of people like Mark Rippetoe criticizing how you and all of your colleagues train athletes, although they have never actually seen how you train athletes.”
Long travel days ahead for me, but it's always easy to stay up with the things on the internet. My best to you.