5:00 AM rolls around and your alarm sounds off.
It's just a typical day in your life. You are off to the gym doing what you love. You know that while most people are in bed sleeping, you are building character and getting smarter and stronger. But you don't want any added glory. You know it's just a typical day. Just another day to get better. Most people act like getting up this early is a chore but to you it's a way of life!
People will tell you you're crazy. They will ask why? They will try to tear you down. Those same people probably have never felt as passionate about something as you do with training. They will never understand! Just keep moving forward and never look back!
The weekend comes around and you decide to stay in and do things productive while others are out living the "good life." What your friends view as "fun" may be different than the way you view it. You know how to value the important things in life and have your goals prioritized. You will lose "friends" over your decisions. Some people just don't understand. They don't value the same things you do. I have a small circle of friends. I want positive people in my life and have cut many people out of my life that don't respect my decisions. You should do the same! If a so called friend doesn't support your decisions is he really your friend?
Remember that you will fail. Failure happens to everyone. But not everyone reacts to failure the same. Are you going to give in when things get tough and make bad decisions or are your going to make a realistic plan to attack your goals?
I am an aspiring Strength and Conditioning Coach and a Performance Coach for athletes. I am 22 years old and still in college. I hope you can take something away from this and use it in a positive manner! Thank you for taking the time to read this!