What is a workout? When I asked this question in my garage gym, three different age groups gave me roughly the same answer. A workout is a group of exercises that you do to prepare for something. That simple answer is layered with meaning.
Athletes training for sports workout to prepare for what they’ll face on the playing field, on the mat, inside the cage, on the platform, under the lights. But what about those who don’t compete? How is a workout preparing them? I believe many former athletes stop working out because they’ve never found out the true answer to this question. Let’s pause there, I’ve got to tell you a story . . . check out the full article on Strength Advocate Online.
John Greaves III has written for a variety of outlets including Power Magazine, StrengthAdvocate.com and Powerlifting Watch. He is the founder of Garage Gym Life and has authored two fiction books involving powerlifting both of which are available on Amazon.com. He is a record holding Masters powerlifter, a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, a former Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor and was a silver medalist at the 2001 International Kickboxing Federation National Championships. He is constantly seeking out interesting people who have rejected an average life in favor of building an extraordinary legacy. John’s been training for twenty-three years and from a garage gym for sixteen. You can contact him at email@example.com.