Conversation in the Weight Room
Last night a guy was working on deadlift, 240 pounds -- 45 pound bar, two 45 pound plates each side, and a 5 pound plate and a 2.5 pound plate each side, conspicuous by their smallness. After he finished his lifts...
"That 15 pounds makes a big difference, doesn't it."
"Yeah. I'm used to 225, that 15 is huge. Sometimes I wish I could do just that part."
"It's like at the dojo, where sensei +Michael Turner
says it's not the first 100 minutes that matter, it's the 20 at the end. My kids have asked the same thing, 'can we do just that bit, then?'. Sometimes it is the tiniest bit extra that matters."
"It's wafer thin