I very much enjoyed this read. Especially the part about needing some sort of muscle group, trapezoidal in shape, to protect the spine. There may be some truth in that jest, too many people NEED to grow some damn traps.
My Training Log
Personal tips that I've learned along my still short journey:
Leave your ego at the door.
Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.
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