Listen to your body” often gets misunderstood used as an excuse for skipping a workout or practice when our bodies feel tired or tight. That’s not listening to the body. That’s listening to the mind.
Many people come to yoga expecting a workout. What they discover, if they stay long enough, is that yoga is a work-in.
Generally, we think of persistence as an admirable character trait. Can you ever have too much? It turns out, yes.
In theory a 4-minute mile is a 1:45 marathon. Yet it took 65 years from the 4-minute mile to break the 2-hour marathon barrier. Three lessons we can learn from this.
A man ran 26.2 miles in under 2 hours. Here’s why you should care, even if you’re not a runner.
If you want to improve in a skill, there’s only one way to do it: practice that skill.
If you want to reverse years of poor posture habits, you’re going to need more than a few hours in the gym.