From the Archives : The Power of Hindsight


Mirror
Hindsight.
I'm travelling for a couple of weeks (back around June 8). In the meantime, here are a few hidden gems from the archives.

Enjoy.


The Power of Hindsight


John Frieser

"Hindsight is 20-20." This is a common adage that we have all heard at one point or another during our lifetime. I assume that we all believe that it is true, but have we really thought how we can use this reality to our advantage as athletes, trainers, and coaches? I'll never forget the many pieces of advice that my mentors have given me over the years and how much I wish I would've used their experiences to help myself along the way, especially when I was in high school and college. I'll never forget my high school basketball coach telling me not to get too involved with a serious girlfriend while in high school because he said I would change a lot throughout the years and it would make college much more difficult because of the distance.

»» continue reading »»


You Might Also Like...




NB : For a complete list of everything we use and recommend, swing by the reviews area. And of course the Straight to the Bar Store. It's all in there.

To learn how to put it to work, swing by the Guides area.



Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Find out what he's up to via Twitter, Google+, Facebook; and of course his online home. Enjoy.



Like this? Check out :

Grip Training for Athletes.Hold...Athletes need to be able to close their hands quickly and with great strength. Joe Hashey looks at some very creative ways to train exactly that. A great read.
Gymkids.Whilst I'm the current owner of a Reebok CyberRider, I'm not sure that partnering exercise with video gaming is a great solution to anything. The latest offering to hit the market - this time targeted at children (or their unsuspecting...
The Art and Science of Wheelchair Basketball.Wheelchair sports. Photo by gina pina.If the movie Murderball opened your eyes to the world of wheelchair sports, you may want to check this out : the New York Times looks at Paul Schulte and The Art and Science of...
The Bodyweight Aficionado's Guide to Gear.

A few extras that can add a whole lot of possibilities.

No Idea is Original.Thought-provoking stuff from men's basketball strength and conditioning coach Danny Vega....
Introducing Brandon Krug.Rick Walker works with college basketball player Brandon Krug. If you've ever worried about being too short to play basketball, stop. At only 5'11, This guy is insane. Part 1 | Part 2...


Of course, if you enjoyed these, I'd highly recommend grabbing the Strength & Fitness Newsletter. Delivered weekly, and absolutely free.

(there's also a Daily Update, if you're looking for an even larger dose of training-related goodness.)

NB : If you'd like to write a guest post for Straight to the Bar - I love hearing how other people are training - get in touch. If you've got a fitness competition or seminar coming up, add it to the calendar.

Look forward to hearing from you.


Over to you. Leave a comment below, or send us a tweet :


blog comments powered by Disqus
Straight to the Bar Strength Kit

Are You as Strong as You Could Be?

Grab the Straight to the Bar Strength Kit.

Training Guides, eBooks and of course the Strength & Fitness Newsletter. Absolutely free.