Optimal is not perfect. And perfect is not optimal. Know the difference and you’ll find it much easier to get strong and lean.
“…what you find quickly is that the world really doesn’t care if you win or lose. People may, but the world doesn’t. I think the trick is to find a way to live your life how you want to live it. If you do that, success or failure is relative to what happens, not to who you are.”
-Jason McCarthy, Founder of GoRuck
Step 1: Grab something heavy
Step 2: Get outside
Step 3: Go forth and be fuckin’ awesome
What drill you say?
The box drill.
What is the box drill??
A drill that involves a box. What else would it be???
Seriously though, it’s a simple and incredible effective way to warm up before your workouts. And, as an added bonus, it lets you measure how fresh (or fried) your central nervous system (CNS) is.
If you want to be a good runner, then you need to run. If you want to be a world record holder in the deadlift, then you must deadlift. If you want to be the best at jackin’ it in your Moms basement, then by golly you need jack it in your Moms basement as often as you can.
There are is a finite amount of abilities that will transfer from one discipline to another. But for those who want to be world-class in their sport of choice at least 80% of their training needs to be doing that specific sport.
Don’t get caught up in the cult of mediocrity.
Being stuck in a hotel usually means that you’ll be eating shitty food, or expensive food. Unless you’re already rolling in some dough or have your company to pay you some fat per diem, you’ll need to get a little bit creative in order to eat healthy and stay lean.
By far, the easiest thing to cook in your hotel room is rice. All you need to know is the proper ratio (2 parts water : 1 part rice), have something to put it in (.99 cent tuppwerware container) and know how long to cook it (7-10 minutes active, 5 minutes rest).
Check out the video to get the whole recipe and method.