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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants : My Next Decade in Physical Training : Simplicity Is King (Synopsis of a Decade)

  Standing on the Shoulders of Giants My Next Decade in Training Simplicity is King (Synopsis of a Decade) By Adam Mundorf Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Physical training has been a mainstay in my life for a decade now.  Throughout these years, I have gleaned so much information about longevity, strength, health and hypertrophy that my mind often wants to explode.  A person only has so much energy to expend and so much mental RAM to apply to their lives.  Luckily for us there are people that have paved the way for us.  We all have our gurus and people we look to for inspiration or information.  The ones that have influenced my life in the areas of strength and conditioning the most are : Al Kavadlo Danny Kavadlo Coach Paul Wade  Steve Maxwell Pavel Tsatsouline Dan John Ori Hofmekler I stand upon the shoulders of these giants.  I am at a pivotal point in my training life.  My financial life is handled.  My quest for a virtuous and spiritual life is sound.  The only thing to do now

Count your Blessings

Count your Blessings By Adam Mundorf "It's not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor." -- Seneca Count Your Blessings Read that quote by Seneca again and really meditate on it for a few moments.  Do you go to the spigot and water comes out?  Do you choose what to eat everyday?  Do you have a roof over your head?  Even if you don't have the above, do you have a beating heart and a working brain? You are more privileged than you know..... Where there is life, there is hope.  In this country, we have plenty of life contrary to what the media wants you to believe.  Our basic needs are met.  We have the tools at our disposal to create a better life, it's our own mindset and actions that limits us.  Start by getting your mind right and simplifying your wants.  Look in the mirror and realize that you're responsible for your actions.  Start appreciating the fact we have what is required to create a better life.  Only through deep intros