Don’t Listen to Anyone Who Claims to Have the One Neat Trick

Wisdom is quiet and knows that life is complicated

A few years ago when I was a full-blown gym rat, I was horribly obnoxious. (I still am, but for other reasons.) I used to try to encourage people during classes by reminding them “the way to make progress is to keep going when you start to feel tired!”

I’d rattle off research that I’d read on how to learn physical skills (pay attention to external cues, not your own body movements) and why to fight through fatigue…



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