Two weeks back, we hit a 1RM Front Squat. The gym was full of PRs. Seriously, we had athletes beat their previous best by 40 lbs, which is incredible.
I, however, didn’t hit a PR. In fact, I was 10 lbs lower than my previous best. Now, we can talk about all kinds of reasons why that might be the case, but I definitely felt a bit deflated coming out of the gym.
Then, on that same day while on a walk, I happened to listen to Pat Sherwood’s podcast “Linchpin Conversations.” In the conversation, he broke down his definition of a good day versus a bad day in the gym (hint: PRs aren’t required for a good day).
I think Pat’s definition and general mindset towards a “good day” are incredibly helpful for anyone and everyone.Continue Reading