As I was out walking the pup before my bench session a client asked me a question about my squat form. As a side note, I was glad they asked because every time a client asks me something it allows me to have a teaching moment both for myself and for them. Moments like these are helpful because we don't always look at small nuances in our own training. Fresh eyes are welcomed, as are questions.
It made me think of a time I asked about a woman I saw on Instagram doing a log press. After noting the weight lifted I asked, "Is that good?" to which my coach responded, "For her it may be." Her answer switched my thoughts from me comparing myself to this person I do not know to me looking internally and observing my own path.
What she meant by "for her it may be" is it's all relative to the athlete. When we watch people on social media we don't know the following:
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