My favourite type of training is the intense type. I enjoy not knowing if I truly have the strength to reach my target. Failing the goal is humbling, and a success feels ecstatic.
Going into the set I need to get my mind 100% ready. I like getting the music loud - it’s something that motivates me to bring the energy. A little caffeine always goes a long way too, @bellerophoncoffee got me through this session.
I’m looking up at the bar and thinking about the challenge that lies ahead. I usually take a few deep breaths, close my eyes, and relax momentarily before it's go-time.
Choose the exercise you want to get stronger at and set standards you need to hit for a rep of that exercise to count. The key to progressing using GtG is to avoid the burn associated with muscular fatigue and treat your next rep as though it will be the best one you’ve ever done. To do this go into each set completely fresh and only perform submaximal sets
Hell, the list of inconveniences never ends, yet these inconveniences help restore a healthy appreciation for your modern day luxuries. Once you've settled in, you'll likely find that there is something quite freeing about the limitations that camping imposes on you.
Gram for gram, and calorie for calorie liver is the most nutrient dense food you can find. It truly knocks muscle meats out of the park in every vitamin and mineral, and is abundant in many essential nutrients that are either scarce or non-existent in plant foods.