POWERED BY TRUCKS: ANTHONY TRUCKS
When it comes to the weight room, many people don’t realize there is usually more strength being displayed by people training than just the weights they’re moving.
My girlfriend is about to partake in her second fitness competition and it’s amazing to see the strength it takes on the mental side to simply climb towards her goal of “physical strength.” There are individuals in the gym every day that are there tired, hungry, hurt, unhappy, and the list could go on and on. The only thing is that you’ll never know it until its you.
There will be a defining moment when you have a goal of getting stronger and you hit that wall where you want to give up, give in to the pain, or you’re just too tired to go that day. It is at that moment that you find out the kind of “strength” you truly have.
In my playing career in the NFL, I had MANY of those days, but I did what it took to succeed every day. I knew there was some opponent of mine out there taking that day off and THAT is what drove me “” to keep in mind that all I had to do was NEVER take that day off and I would surpass him. Then on game day when he broke down from his lack of preparation I devoured him like a bodybuilder killing a donut after hoisting up that first place trophy.
Be in it to win it, or don’t be in it at all!!
Anthony Trucks is the owner of Trucks Training facility in Brentwood and covers weight training for SportStars.
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