Wednesday, June 6

Check this out...

You can read the full study here.

This isn't saying being an Olympic medalist or chess grandmaster MAKES you live longer, but the study does show these two groups tend to live longer than the general population.

What this says to me is that if you care enough about something to reach the highest level you must be taking care of yourself. We easily believe that Olympic athletes are treating their bodies well, but maybe mental athletes are too. 

I don't think you can be truly great at something while letting your health fall apart. I'm sure there are cases that are the exception to this (drug addicted artists and musicians come to mind), but what if those people had taken care of themselves? Could they have been that much better?

If you want to achieve greatness, start by taking care of yourself. Also, you'll probably live longer!

Workout for Wednesday, June 6
4 minutes of Work, 4 min of Rest
Buy in with 500m Row, then AMRAP of:
30 Double Unders
Max Effort T2B in Remaining Time
*Scale DU with 60 Single Unders*

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