Weekly Readings

https://breakingmuscle.com/olympic-weightlifting/the-psychological-requirements-of-weightlifting- This article talks about the three mental qualities that weightlifters possess. Interestingly enough, they are also vital to success in other sports as well as life in general.


http://www.mashelite.com/true-expectations-of-a-champion-do-you-really-want-it/- A lot of people say they want to be great. They say they will do anything it takes, regardless of the sacrifices they must make. But do they mean it? Travis Mash lays out the cold hard truth of what it takes to be the best, and challenges you to ask yourself one simple question. How badly do you really want it?


http://www.catalystathletics.com/article/1969/Weightlifting-Program-Design-Flexibility-in-Prescriptions/ - In this article, Greg Everett talks about when to prescribe intensity in a program and when to leave it up to the coach and/or athlete on that given day.

http://www.jtsstrength.com/articles/2014/07/02/laws-optimizing-body-composition/ - The three most important laws of optimizing body composition as written by Dr. Mike Israetel.