“Recognizing failure is a useful part of the scientific strategy. Only when failure is recognized can dead ends be abandoned and useable pieces of failed programs be recycled… recognizing failure is an essential part of the scientific ethos.” — Daniel Friedan
Daniel Friedan was directing his comments at the string theory community, but he could easily have been giving a seminar on strength training or personal development and said the exact same words.
I like to say that if you ain’t failing, you ain’t trying.
On that note, here’s a video of our lifter Ryan missing a 210kg Squat… and freaking out his dog in the process, LOL. Don’t worry, the dog wasn’t actually in danger! But it was certainly startled.
Now go lift something heavy,