“80% of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen
We can become obsessed with achievements. It’s something we can all fall victim to in our
journey. We chase the weightlifting PR, chase the next promotion, chase the next “X”.
As an example, let’s say we’re moving through a 10-Week Snatch program… and things are
feeling great. We’re 9 weeks in, and not only are we moving so much better than when we
started, the same weights we started with feel so, so much easier. What used to be a heavy lift
for us is a no-brainer now.
But until we move a single pound over our current PR at the end of the cycle, we don’t allow
ourselves to consider, that we’ve already PR’d. And if we test out at Week 10 of the cycle, and
do not PR… what would be our immediate reaction?
The paradigm shift is this:
To not view progress as a means to an achievement.
And instead, to view progress, as the achievement.
If we can train progress to be the prize, the other half, tends to take care of itself.
- 500 Meter Row
- 12 Deadlifts (Bodyweight)
- 21 Box Jumps (20')
Mobility to prepare for the remainder of the week. If you have access to the gym and would like to head in to mobilize further, that is ideal. But the below stretches are designed so that we can do these at home, if need be.
— Lower Body —
1. Couch Stretch – 2:00/each
2. Pigeon Pose – 2:00/each
3. Butterfly – 1:30
4. Pike – 1:00
5. Straddle – 1:00
6. Kneeling Split – 1:00