What 50 Pounds of Pottery Can Teach Us About Success
Written by Calvin Sun

There’s a great anecdote from the book, “Art and Fear“, that illustrates the importance of focusing on quantity. The premise of the story is that on the first day of class, a ceramics teacher divides his students into two groups.

All the students on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, and all those on the right solely on quality. The grading rubric was simple: on the final day of class he would bring in a scale and weigh the work of the “quantity”

What 50 Pounds of Pottery Can Teach Us About Success
Written by Calvin Sun

There’s a great anecdote from the book, “Art and Fear“, that illustrates the importance of focusing on quantity. The premise of the story is that on the first day of class, a ceramics teacher divides his students into two groups.

All the students on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, and all those on the right solely on quality. The grading rubric was simple: on the final day of class he would bring in a scale and weigh the work of the “quantity”

Behind the Scenes with the Mad Scientist at Heart: Calvin Sun
Podcast by Invictus Intern Misbah Haque (The Airborne Mind Show)

Calvin Sun is a Senior Coach and Director of Informational Products at Invictus Fitness. He has coached athletes to 12 national championships in the sport of powerlifting. As a competitive powerlifter himself, he has won two national titles in the 181lb raw weight class and formerly held two national records. Calvin is the co-author of the best selling book, The Invictus Mindset. He’s also written a book that takes an evidence based approach called Post-Workout Supplementation.

5 Key Ideas from Dr. Andy Galpin’s Presentation on “Genetics vs. Performance”
Written by Calvin Sun

We recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Andy Galpin, professor of kinesiology and researcher at Cal State Fullerton, at our downtown Invictus location for his presentation titled “Genetics vs Training: What Determines Your Performance?”. Galpin’s team at CSU Fullerton is probably best known for their research in advanced methods of muscle fiber typing. You might recall that we featured a guest post by Invictus member and fellow research scientist,

5 Key Ideas from Dr. Andy Galpin’s Presentation on “Genetics vs. Performance”
Written by Calvin Sun

We recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Andy Galpin, professor of kinesiology and researcher at Cal State Fullerton, at our downtown Invictus location for his presentation titled “Genetics vs Training: What Determines Your Performance?”. Galpin’s team at CSU Fullerton is probably best known for their research in advanced methods of muscle fiber typing. You might recall that we featured a guest post by Invictus member and fellow research scientist,