Hail to the Dinosaurs!
The start of the year is Crash and
Everyone gets all gung ho about
building a great physique in world
record time -- or gaining 50 pounds
of muscle in the next 30 days --
or losing 50 pounds of Lard Lumps
in the same period -- or adding 200
pounds to all of their lifts in the
same period. And some people want
to do all of the above!
So they go on the latest super duper
maximum intensity supreme insanity
train until you drop and always carry
a puke basket workout -- and they do
it every day -- and they go like gang
And for awhile, it's just flat out
You never saw so many people working
so hard and so long and so often.
That's for the first week or two.
Then comes the Crash and Burn.
And that's what always happens with the
super programs, the wonder workouts and
the miracle systems.
There's a much better way to do it.
It's called "Setting Realistic but
Challenging Goals and Training on
Sane, Sensible, Abbreviated Workouts
to Make Them Happen."
You've probably heard about it. If not,
you can read about it in any of my books
It's been working well for well over a
century -- and it will keep on working
well long after the pseudo systems and
the high tech space age miracle programs
are long forgotten.
Welcome to 2013 -- and Hail to the
As always, thanks for reading, and have
a great day. If you train today, make it
a good one!
Yours in strength,
P.S. For older trainees, Gray Hair and Black
Iron is the best book available to avoid the
crash and burn thing -- and to get great
results from your training:
P.S. 2. Chalk and Sweat will give you 50
great workouts for real world training --
and great results!
P.S. 3. My other books and courses are right
here -- which ones are you missing?
P.S. 4. Thought for the day: "The number one
rule in travel is to get there safely. Training
is the same." -- Brooks Kubik