motivation

Powerlifting and meaning: I think we lie to ourselves

I just watched Dan Ariely’s TED conference about motivation and work and it made me think about our attitude towards other people’s reaction to powerlifting. Most of us (in fact, I would say all of us) claim we don’t give a shit. I think this is a self-deception. I think saying we don’t give a

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The right question and the dangerous answers: why do you lift, why are you a powerlifter and why do you compete?

  [Warning and disclaimer: this is not the best reading for a pre-competitive period.] A few years ago I wrote an almost poetic piece on why I lifted weights. It was the first time I tackled issues related to flow, still unaware of the wealth of literature on the subject. I just described the feeling

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