The Zen Of Weight Lifting
[T]o advance beyond the low-hanging fruit in any meaningful discipline – from weight lifting, to writing, to meditation, to marriage – you must get comfortable spending time there. Weight lifting shoves this reality in your face since progress, or in this case, lack thereof, is so objective. Yes, you can make tweaks, some of which will prove beneficial. But none of that matters if you don’t keep showing up and pounding the stone.
– From The Zen Of Weight Lifting