Again and again

The difference between a winner and a loser – they both failed, but the winner gets back up and does it again and again until it goes his way.

Greg Plitt

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You don’t want it – On being fit vs. getting fit and how to reach your goals

Often times when I talk to people about sports I hear stuff along the lines of “I like running, I just never get round to it” or “I want to get fit, but it is so hard”. Well, no, you do not like running. And you do not like getting fit. What you want is being fit and just having finished a workout. What you want is the feeling of accomplishment, but not the pain and struggle before that. So let’s talk about the difference between wanting to train and wanting to be in shape; let’s talk about priorities, habits and reaching your so called “goals”.

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The danger of overthinking

If you spend too much time tinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.

Bruce Lee

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Build your body

Every living cell in your body is made from the food you eat. If you consistently eat junk food then you’ll have a junk food body.

Jeanette Jenkins

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The iron

The iron never lies to you. You can walk outside and listen to all kinds of talk, get told that you’re a god or a total bastard. The Iron will always kick you the real deal. The Iron is the great reference point, the all-knowing perspective giver. Always there like a beacon in the pitch black. I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is always two hundred pounds.

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Life motivation [video]

Rise and shine! [Video]