Take Responsibility

Another awesome blog written by The Strength Scout! You guys should check on his page, also if you have a health or fitness post you’d like to feature on our blog let us know!

The Strength Scout

Failing to take responsibility for our bodies is the main reason injuries linger and performances stagnate. Let’s explore this issue and outline a way to improve.

Let it be

You’ve been struck by injury. Your strategy is to rest and avoid painful movements.

This is a good approach for mild injuries. The body is a healing machine and given the right environment, it will heal on its own accord. Issues, like chronicity, arise when you the injury is more severe than you thought and that’s when you…

Push through

You’ve built momentum with your training program only to feel a niggle. Your progress slows and pain levels rise.

But you don’t give up that easy.

You won’t let a small injury like this bother you, now that you’ve built a base. You push on and the injury worsens and frustration grows until you can train no more.

Triage yourself

Ego…

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