Training… and Logging.
Why are we so invested in data, in tracking, in numbers? That is the best way to gauge progress. Whether you hand write in a log book, keep your training in an app, or even a training blog- find something that works for you and stick with it.
I’m old school. I log my training in a paper logbook- and have been doing that for the last 16 years- yep, first as a high mileage distance runner, and most recently over the last 5 years as a string-bean-getting-strong CrossFitter.
…And now as individual programming clients of Heavey’s. BFG, Minneti and I all keep online training blogs. As a part of our training, we log each day’s training via personal blogs in as much detail as possible- and often include videos of our training for Coach Heavey’s assessment. Just like a “dear diary” entry, we include our feelings, our difficulties, and our elation, so our Coach can obtain as much feedback as possible on our training.
Here’s a snapshot of my training last Saturday… Please don’t judge grammar or language.
It’s a f***ing training blog afterall.
Just log it! How else are you going to know how far you’ve come, where you’re going, and plan out where you want to be in your personal journey of fitness and lifting heavy sh*t.
Check out Heavey Duty’s recent article highlighting Julie Foucher and her “data” over the years…pretty sweet!
WOD: Pullups / Pushups ; HSPU / TTB / Burpees / DB snatch / DU