The “Warren Buffet” Training Method

Warren Buffet is a boring old man.

With all the wealth he has he still lives in the same house he bought in 1958…

He’s driven the same Cadillac XTS for the last 7 years…

And he didn’t own an iPhone until 2020.

In fact, he’s even pretty boring when it comes to the very thing he’s famous for.

Not one to go for the “get rich quick” he invests in companies with his eye on the long term.

Because it’s a strategy that works.

Ignoring the new, bright and shiny thing he invests in companies with solid foundations. 

Foundations that will allow them to ride out the upheavals in the stock market. Providing a return for their investors over the longer term.

And that’s exactly how you should view your training.

It doesn’t matter what you do.

You want to ignore the Instagram Influencers and stick to tried and tested methods.

Because you want to invest your time and energy into the things that will have the biggest long term payoff…

Not what’s “on trend” today.

It doesn’t matter what you do.

You want to invest your time and energy into the things that will have the biggest long term payoff.

Things like easy, zone 2 runs.

Or lifting in the 70%-80% range.

This builds your durability. 

Meaning you can tackle your training with greater confidence.

This less intense work is a bit like compound interest; it can take a while to see the benefits. 

You can still sprinkle your training with faster, harder, heavier work.

But keeping the more intense work to a minimum makes it easier to recover.

Which in turn means you can train more…

You’ll pick up fewer injuries…

And you’ll build the foundations for future success.

Take the long term view and watch how effortless it all becomes.

Rocky Road Rehab

General aches and pains are part and parcel of life but they come and go. It would be unrealistic to expect to be able to avoid them if we are honest given the many different ways that they can come about.

From getting so busy at work that getting sufficient rest is an issue to stumbling whilst running for the bus. These tend to come and go. Work calms down, you get more rest and don’t notice the minor niggles anymore.

When they do persist what can be done about it?

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New Year Resolutions – the goal is to keep the goal

New year resolutions can be great things to have or they can be bad based on, IMO, if you have put a bit of thought into them and made realistic choices or not. I’m going to run a sub 20 min 5k when your current best is 25 min is a big ask. Similarly, I’m going to add 50kg to my squat as just asking for trouble. Both of these goals are do-able depending on your experience but they are at the far end of what you can possibly expect to achieve and really on everything going to plan, and nothing ever goes completely to plan.

New year resolutions

 

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