Sad Stories Can’t Stop You
Yesterday I received a ton of email about my
“Get Tough” position on fitness.
Most of it was in total agreement.
One person wrote to try and help me come up
with a better way to say “Get Tough” – suggesting
“Get Mental.” He then admitted to being “on the
other side of the fence” in terms of fitness right
I told him to “Get Tough” and stop trying to help
me with my marketing when his body oughta be
on the top of his “To-do” list.
A couple other people wrote me their very long and
very sad stories, detailing why they aren’t in shape
Although their stories were well told and I fully
understand how life can be tough – the fact is
that YOU can make a choice to be TOUGHER
than whatever happens to you in your life.
Damn right it’s hard some times. Real, real hard.
Nevertheless, the truth is still the truth.
You can make a choice to rise above circumstances
and become MORE than you are right now. You
will not be the first who has made a choice to be
bigger than your problems – nor will you be the
last. But you WILL join an elite group of winners
when you make the choice. You’ll be thinking and
acting the way champions think and act.
And THAT is a very positive thing.
Getting tough is a state of mind. That’s why it’s often
referred to as “mental toughness.”
You give your mind and body a command to be BIGGER
than you think you are – and pretty soon – you are.
In every area of my life I have succeeded in, I used to be
a wimp. What lead to the change. The willingness to see
myself in a new way, to think different and to say, “To hell
with circumstances. I make circumstances. They don’t make
If you agree, then celebrate with a set of Hindu pushups –
as found in my international best-seller, Combat Conditioning –