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December 20, 2022

<strong>Your Workout: What Matters and What Doesn’t</strong>

A workout isn’t a competition. Every day isn’t game day.

Can you imagine if athletes like boxers or football players had a fight or a game on the daily? It would be disastrous!

Every workout is an opportunity to learn, practice, and improve, not beat yourself to a pulp. That’s why it’s called a “training session.”

Here’s what matters and doesn’t matter when it comes to your workouts:

What matters

  • You felt better afterward than you did before
  • Your mood is elevated
  • You learned something
  • You progressed in movement quality and/or strength
  • You used great technique
  • You felt accomplished

What doesn’t matter

  • You got super sweaty
  • You got sore
  • Your watch says you burned a lot of calories
  • You lifted lots of weight with bad form
  • You got lots of rounds with crappy form

Your workout is about one person…you.

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