Articles to Read – Sept 3 – Sept 9

First, to all of our friends in the islands and anywhere in the path of these massive hurricanes, be safe. Know that you are on our mind. Now, with the articles to read for the first week of September, I found you a handful. If you have to pick only one, you want to read the very first one from RP. Something else I want you to think about this week — why you started this journey in the first place and how you’ve changed your why as you kept going. There’s something to be said for persistence, but I bet when you examine your “why”, you’ll see what you needed at each stage of your journey.

Dr. Mike Israetel is one of the smartest men in health and fitness and this article goes through his best facebook posts. It isn’t short, but if you’re looking for good information to do some extra reading on, this will definitely get the juices flowing.https://renaissanceperiodization.com/dr-mike-israetel-compilation/

If you’re a trainer that works with female clients or you are a woman that’s approaching menopause, you need to give this article a read. The GGS crew presents a clear plan for how to work with and through menopause.
https://www.girlsgonestrong.com/blog/menopause/working-female-clients-menopause-beyond/

You’ve read it before and maybe it didn’t sink in, but when you fail to sleep, you gain weight. Here’s why –
http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/fat-loss-and-lack-of-sleep

Sometimes you have to embrace the pain and discomfort to grow. Knowing how to accept and use the pain is the difference between misery and elation.http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/learning-to-accept-and-embrace-pain