Hey all! Today I’d like to post a piece I did for my gym newsletter. It details my daily routine, training goals, nutrition, programming, etc. I thought it would be a good resource to put on the blog. I hope you enjoy it!
Tell us what you are trying to accomplish with your training and nutrition right now. What are your goals?
My goals are multi-layered. First and foremost, I train (and eat) to be healthy, vital, and expand my boundaries. This is why I will continue to train for the rest of my life.
Second, I train to be strong so that I may help others. What is strength if I cannot use it to benefit those around me? The results aren’t only physical – I train for inner-strength that comes from dedication, perseverance, and confidence as well.
Third, I train for fun. For me, this means exploring how my body can move and acquiring new movement skills. I train natural human movements ALA MovNat. In my current program, I’m focusing on hand balancing, explosive jumping, and the ability to safely roll out of a fall. If you’re training isn’t fun, what’s the point? As Alwyn Cosgrove states in his first three rules of lifting: “1. Do something. 2. Do something you love. 3. The rest is just details.”
Why did you choose this goal? What motivated you? Continue reading