In my opinion, getting through a workout or workout of the day (WOD) is a lot more mental than physical. Here are some tips that I have found have helped me get through the daily workout grind to achieve success. 1. Don’t let the WOD influence you- good or bad. Keep a level mindset. What I mean by this is don’t check out because there is a movement or two that you don’t like, or can’t do efficiently. Conversely, try to stay away from thinking “Oh that doesn’t look that bad”.
Let’s face it, we all love to get to the whiteboard after a gnarly WOD and write a bold “RX” next to our score; however, if the majority of people are coming in 8:00 before you, maybe you should have scaled that WOD down. Here are 5 things to consider to go as “RX” 1. Mechanics Can you perform the movements on the board with the prescribed weight as your coach demonstrated before the WOD? Do your warm up lifts with a PVC or empty bar look identical to the weight you will be u