Although it’s fashionable and convenient to label exercises into a groups like isolation and compound, it’s probably a little misleading.
It’s your call, the clock is ticking and we’re paying by the hour.
If you are a square peg, my advice is to keep your edges nice and sharp and not round them off in order to succumb to a fashionable belief that round holes are better than square ones.
What happens when you think it’s right in the short term, but forget the Long Game?
Old Skool? Is often good school.
Who and what are we to believe?
First, try to define what you expect or want to achieve with he exercise.
Good news for busy people who are not lazy.
Gym Psyche: What should your mind be focused on to optimize a training session? What is an ideal gym mindset?
Two important and good questions. I’ve always found a combat or warrior-spirit oriented focus the most fun and useful one in my mindset repertoire. It requires the same confident, switched-on, ears and eyes open, body oriented, sense prioritized, equal to your opponent and ready-for-anything state of being and readiness that while entering a potential battlezone, an experienced soldier might feel. For me, with my rather naturally lazy, semi-introverted personality, this sort of prep provides the energy and sense of power and of purpose that, after 40 years of almost non-stop training, I still… Read More