Fitness isn't reached by reading about the best training programs.
Chefs aren't formed by flicking through the latest cook books.
Photographers aren't created by scrolling through Instagram.
Quality performers in any field are formed in the constant process of taking the required steps to improve their craft each day. They put what they're learning into action.
Sure, research is helpful.
Maybe even essential.
But don't fool yourself into thinking that research is the same as action.
You need to put what you know into practice.
That's where breakthrough takes place.