Here’s A Little Monday Motivation For All You Bodybuilders Out There

Staying focused on your goals is the key to becoming a winner in life, no matter what it is you’re doing. It might be difficult at times, but that’s how the strong are differentiated from the feeble. Are you going to let a bunch of silly factors like fatigue and lack of will stop you from achieving your goals? No, we didn’t think so!

Here, have a couple of wise and inspirational quotes by people who’ve been down that road themselves – if you’re not going to listen to us, you might want to pay attention to what these guys have to say.

    1. “For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
    2. “The single biggest mistake that most beginners make is putting 100% of their effort into the positive (concentric) part of the rep, while paying no attention to the negative (eccentric) segment.” – Dorian Yates
    3. “One of the greatest experiences in life is achieving personal goals that others said would be ‘impossible to attain.’ Be proud of your success and share your story with others.” – Robert Cheeke
    4. “One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.” – Edward B. Butler
    5. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal- a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” – Anonymous
    6. “The Iron never lies to you. You can walk outside and listen to all kinds of talk, get told that you’re a god or a total bastard. The Iron will always kick you the real deal. The Iron is the great reference point, the all-knowing perspective giver. Always there like a beacon in the pitch black. I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is always two hundred pounds.” – Henry Rollins
    7. “Your love for what you do and willingness to push yourself where others aren’t prepared to go is what will make you great.” – Laurence Shahlaei
    8. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” – Thomas Jefferson
    9. “Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.” – Mike Tyson
    10. “To feel strong, to walk amongst humans with a tremendous feeling of confidence and superiority is not at all wrong. The sense of superiority in bodily strength is borne out by the long history of mankind paying homage in folklore, song and poetry to strong men”. – ‘Dr. Squat’ Fred Hatfield.
    11. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve

And to finish it off, here’s an ingenious little statement to make you laugh and prep you for today’s workout:

“Just remember, somewhere, a little Chinese girl is warming up with your max.” – Jim Conroy

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