WEIGHTLIFTING

Our 3rd comp of 2018. Lifting starts at 10am, come find out what the sport is all about.

SUNDAY READING/WATCHING

Earn The Weekend With A Gut Check

Limited experience with discomfort causes you to exaggerate your own plight. This leads toward self-interest over heroism. Capacity for heroism is necessary for our own happiness. As Sebastian Junger explains in Tribe, “Humans don’t mind hardship, in fact, they thrive on it; what they mind is not feeling necessary.” We become necessary through competency built on discipline.

Ask Greg: Strengthening the Lower Back

Wayne Asks: What are some of the best exercises you prescribe your athletes to strengthen lower backs? My weak lower back is more obvious from snatching than cleaning. Greg Says: I choose different exercises in different circumstances. First, figure out where the lower back seems to fail. In your case, you say it’s more obvious in the snatch, but also look at what exactly is happening. For example, is it fatiguing after a long snatch session and hurting or getting softer?