I think my good friend Mike Evans [he’s the wee guy blocking any sunlight coming through the door in the first picture above btw] took the second part to heart; this is proven by anyone who gets practical advice on strength / gym training from him.
F*ck Fear F*ck Pain
In the all time classic film Fight Club, Tyler Durden proclaims,
“Self-improvement is masturbation. Now self-destruction is the answer”.
For some strange reason whether it be male ego and ‘being one of the lads’, some insane masochistic sense of having to do it because ‘I need to’ or even a dreaded mid-life crisis… all of us who attend a gym choose to self-destruct on a daily basis.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
Canon EOS 7D
EFS 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM
EFS 50mm f/1.2
Although the advice given at our gym is totally free, so is the will to ignore it. Then again, we’d all be having a guilt trip every time we passed the Ben & Jerry’s at the local supermarket… or maybe not?
Have you tried Peanut Butter Cup flavour yet? Well worth an extra 20 crunches any day!