What’s the worst that could happen? I pass out, I fall over? Not the end of the world. I realized that my belief about myself during training was not one of confidence. I was always second guessing myself and planning to fail before I even tried a heavy lift. I felt bad about struggling through these workouts. But, I decided to shift that energy and … Continue reading Leave It All Out
When you do something that makes you feel uncomfortable there is always a lesson and opportunity to come out of it. If it doesn’t scare you in some way, you are not growing. I have a competition coming up this weekend (more on that later), and my mind is basically finding every reason on why I won’t be good enough to do well. Change the … Continue reading Finding My Own Courage
Some woman ask for jewellery or clothes, or shoes, or spa trips… for their birthdays. All very nice, and any of those would make me very happy. But when asked this year what I may have wanted for my birthday (in an effort to make life easier) I had only 1 thing on my list. I was a little bit hesitant, well because apparently zinc … Continue reading Iron Love
Firstly, lets get scientific. We must understand the principle of adaptation. This is our body’s ability to adjust itself to increased or decreased physical demands. When you do something repeatedly, your body becomes comfortable performing under these conditions. It becomes easier because you use less energy to do the same movements. I always say “I want better cardio”… What I really mean is that I … Continue reading So You Want Better Cardio?