10 Reasons why you should Warm up (before every single session)
Approximate reading time: 4 minutes
Not feeling like playing: of course! Poker is tough and grinding can get boring but most of the time is just an excuse. Do the warm up, and if you still feel bad at the end, don’t play, but usually you will realize that it was avoidance.
Closing the session because of tilt: if you are playing bad, it’s a smart move to close. But if you get ready correctly you will lower the time you spend playing bad and you will strengthen against tilt because you will be in a better mental state. This way, decreasing the amount of sessions you close because of tilt.
Not having objectives: if you don’t have any objectives you will be more vulnerable to your excuses and you will find a thousand reasons to quit or not start at all. Read the next point.