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Don’t only rate your training session by the physical performance, such as distance covered, time to complete, maximum weight lifted, number of sets and reps, heart rate etc.
Also rate your mental focus for the session. Ultimately, this IS the most important factor.
Things like illness, injuries, lack of time, or a dog needing to take a dump, all interfere with you perception of what was a productive training session…
When in reality, as long as you are following a progressive training program, all you need to do is three things:
1) Show up
2) Focus on the critical points of the training session
3) Apply sufficient effort
If you’ve done this, you’ve maintained momentum, regardless of what any of the other measures of your session may have been.
Give yourself a ‘pat on the back’. Mentally reward yourself for staying on track regardless of circumstances (good or bad).
Full article at https://heatrick.com