“My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.” – Marcel Proust

a new way of seeing

Read this really great post from James Clear today, “Mental Models: How Intelligent People Solve Unsolvable Problems“. In it he discusses how we can change the way we tackle a problem by changing our perception and approach of it. And by broadening our mental toolboxes. One can never have too many tools. In the box. Worth a read for sure.

Followed that one up with an article discussing some new insights into depression. Turhan Canli’s TED talk, “Is Depression an Infectious Disease” correlated nicely with the post from James Clear. And it also explained all the “crazy” cat ladies! Maybe they’re just like the infected rats – sexually attracted to the smell of cat urine. Shoulda been a scientist…

21 January | Wednesday

Mobility | 20:00

Warm-up | 3 rounds NFT:
1:00 Row
10 x WB
10 x wall presses

Workout | Testing Cont’d:
1 RM Over-head Squat (95, 105, 115, 110#) PR

1000m Row for time (3:58)

Stretch | 20:00

20 January | Tuesday

MFR | 20:00

Training | Testing Cont’d:
Power clean 1 RM (135, 145#, 155, 150) PR

EMOM! 20:00
Even min – 3 power cleans (105#)
Odd min – 30 DU’s (UB)

Stretch | 20:00

Tuesday’s power cleans felt pretty good! I really think I could have pulled that 155#, but I look forward to getting more time with the barbell and know it will come. Below is at 145# and 155#, respectively…

Wednesday’s OHS’s felt pretty good, too, all things considered! And I hit a PR! Never mind the awkward fail… Step away from the rack, Morgan.



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