Clarity and headspace for the most part. I've always enjoyed physical training but working as a teacher it can be easy to spend the day in your own head. Physical training helps ground me in my own body.
I know I’m late to the game, but the motivation of a “moments notice” deployment keeps me motivated. Unfortunately I don’t have the luxury to have an “off season” so thus StrongFirst keeps me in the game, and at the top of it. I laugh at some teammates who pride themselves on following complicated regiments and programs.
Uttered many-a-times in the team room: “less is more bro, less is more”