8 years ago I posted this pic as my motivation. I printed it out and hung it in my house. I tried to create it using what I always thought “working out” meant. None of it worked. I stayed skinny, sometimes toned up my already super thin core but other than that, nothing really changed. I still felt weak and sick most of the time then too.
4 years ago I found myself in constant pain and with zero strength. So I turned to yoga. Using yoga I was able to build a solid core and some lean muscle but more importantly, a mindset around taking control of my body. With the help of the guys at our local S2 I started learning more about being a hard gainer and ways I could combat that. It helped but still, this physique in the photo was no where in sight. Continue reading “Motivation” →
Sometimes you just have to remind yourself that it’s all going to be worth it.
Even if no one else believes it.
Even if you feel like you’re in it alone.
Remind yourself it is YOUR life. YOUR dream.
No one else will ever build it for you.
And the quicker you realize that you have to count on only yourself to build this, the quicker you’ll start making progress. Continue reading “We All Need A Reminder” →
I realized today that I’m sick and damn tired of being lonely.
Well, I didn’t JUST realize this today but it did just become completely clear that this is a reoccurring thing for me and quite frankly I’m sick of it.
I could choose to get upset with friends or significant others for this feeling. I could be sad or unhappy or start a fight. But then I remembered a valuable lesson…. Continue reading “Even on my worst day I’m still killin’ it” →