CROSSFIT SUFFOLK: Powered By SPARTAN PERFORMANCE
Squat Clinic Free article from the CrossFit Journal written by CrossFit founder, Greg Glassman and published in December 2002. Read it, learn it, live it.
Psychology Is Physiology "Austin Smith, a 15-year-old Michigan teen, lifted the front end of a
2,000-pound car off of his 74-year-old grandpa. This skinny kid was able
to do this by “committing to the pull”—the pull was lifting the car off
of his grandpa. The right mindset is critical to lifting heavy weight.
The legendary Vladimir Zatsiorsky has stated that most people are
able to use about 65 percent of their muscles’ potential strength, but
trained weightlifters can use about 80 percent and can potentially do 10
percent more in a contest. The mind limits the body and the two are an
inseparable, integrated unit. If your mind is weak, you will be
physically weak."—Josh Bryant for Elite FTS