Physiology

Intro to Myelin - Guide to Deep Practice

Article length: 1,700 words

Reading time: 5-8 minutes

Take home: Building myelin is how we form movement habits. Use the skills of deep practice to build more myelin and move better. 

My introduction to lifting came from playing basketball. While quickness, jumping high and being tall play major a role, few would argue that basketball isn't a sport dominated by skill. The same can be argued for soccer, baseball, gymnastics or just about any other sport. So why is it that so few think about the skill of lifting?