Author: Olivier Leroy

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer and Olympic Trials qualifier. He is founder and editor-in-chief of YourSwimBook and YourWorkoutBook, a pair of training journals for athletes serious about improving their performance. He regularly writes for USA Swimming, SwimSwam and others. He’s also kind of tall.You can sign up for his weekly motivational newsletter to help you kick butt at the gym by clicking here .

5 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Going To The Gym

Going to the gym is about much more than getting in shape. It goes beyond building a beach body, gaining muscle mass or being ridiculously good looking — indeed, your experience at the gym can influence other aspects of your life, should we choose to heed its lessons. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App Below are some important life lessons you can learn from hitting the gym. You’re tougher than you think. That 30-minute session on the bike where you maxed out the resistance may have seemed impossible at the time, but somehow, you made it through. Crushing your bench press ... Read more