Keeping the hard hard and the easy easy
A blog post by Lyle McDonald about easy and hard days. I know I've been guilty of this several times where I know I'll have a deload session or week(s) and I think oh well I feel good now so I should push it. This always ended up backfiring later on.
"And for crying out loud. Don't go into the pain cave. I can't stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won't be in there to help you. You'll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards.
Pain is your companion, don't go hide from it."