“Unfortunately, the average person in modern Western society is fat, mentally weak, unambitious and lives for the weekend like the rest of the sheep.” – Jon Le Tocq from Storm Force Fitness.
Jon Le Tocq, from Storm Force Fitness recently wrote an amazingly motivational post titled “10 rules which will change your life.” One of his rules was, “Believe what no one else does.”
You know what most people don’t believe in? Themselves. People are walking around the world, to their jobs, to their homes, back to their jobs, to the local bar, and even to the local gym, without believing in their own abilities to do better.
For most people, it is easier to believe in another human being, an external statue, a picture, or even a story passed on through the generations, than it is to believe in ourselves.
Self-Esteem is REALLY Hard
It’s tough. I know it’s tough because you look into the mirror every morning and you just see an ordinary man with ordinary capabilities. But we forget that we all belong to the same species where a disable kid, born with no arms or legs, becomes a nationally recognized wrestler. Don’t believe me? Check out this video:
But I don’t have a Disability
Yeah I know, sometimes a physical disability motivates you to prove people wrong. Your disability is what pushes you to the next level. But what if you don’t have a disability. What if you’re just a regular, average joe…perhaps from another country. I know there are a lot of immigrants in this country who just feel inferior to their neighbors. Kinda like this guy:
Ok, But I was born Here, and I Don’t have A Physical Handicap
Are you joking me man? Are you that lucky to be born in the U.S., have all the options open to you, but still are just sitting around waiting for the next day. Or as Jon would say – waiting around the weekends? Sometimes it just takes a special even, a million to one shot to wake you up from your slumber. Hows this story:
What’s your Excuse?
This post isn’t really just about working out. It’s about success in all aspects of life. There’s one thing that Kyle, Arnold, and Sylvestor all have in common: they make no excuses!
If you’re finally ready to stop making excuses and get started on a bodyweight-only high intensity training program, then check out Bodyweight Exercise Revolution.
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