Hey everyone it is Motivational Monday!
The supplement industry makes millions of dollars every year selling products that offer incredible promises.
Even a higher libido.
With all these promises it can be hard for someone to ignore and not want to purchase these products.
However, the vast majority of these supplements that have all these claims of greatness around them are mostly junk.
I used to spend boatloads of money on these supplements. I never saw any of the big promises come to light.
But along the way, I did discover 3 supplements that I consider vital to you making progress.
Without these 3 supplements, you have no chance to develop the body you want.
Without these 3 supplements, you have no chance to become a better athlete.
Without these 3 supplements, you have no chance to grow and unleash your inner greatness.
You will not have to spend any money on these supplements in order to get them. The only thing you have to do is be committed to taking them and they will allow you to attain maximum success.
The top 3 supplements you need to unleash your inner greatness are:
1) Supplement 1-Hard Work
Hard work cannot be overstated.
Hard work cannot be replaced.
Hard work is the secret to success.
No one ever made it anywhere without working hard. Anything worthwhile in life is going to require you to work hard.
Michael Jordan and the Bulls won 6 championships because they worked hard.
Will Smith became the first mega successful rapper/actor because he worked hard.
Steve Jobs changed the computer and cell phone industries because he worked hard.
There is talent and there is work ethic. All of the men above have talent, but it requires a very strong work ethic to maximize your talent.
Look at the amount of great, natural athletes who have amazing talent and zero work ethic. They all hit a wall during their career when their talent will no longer take them any further. They never maximize their ability.
There are also many athletes who do not have the same level of natural talent as the elite athletes but many of them still become very successful. Why?
They work hard.
If you want to be successful you need to work hard for your goals.
Work hard when you train at the gym.
Work hard when you sprint at the track.
Work hard on your relationship.
Work hard on your business or your career.
When you apply hard work to what you do, that work will eventually pay off. But in order for your hard work to be maximized, you also must take daily doses of supplement number 2…
2) Supplement 2-Consistency
If you are inconsistent with your hard work then your results will be lackluster.
Think about that person at the gym who you see a few times one week and zero times the next. They only get consistent when they have to go on vacation or have an event coming up.
This type of inconsistent frequency will never allow your body to change.
I’ve seen folks over the years who look the same or worse every year. A major reason for this is an inconsistent training schedule.
If you cannot commit to a consistent training schedule then your body can never get into a groove.
Think about that person you see eating correctly for one day and then going to Carb City for the rest of the week.
One day of correct eating will not outweigh 6 days of eating whatever you want, whenever you want.
Your consistency with your training and your nutrition must be on point in order to transform your physique. Inconsistent habits will lead to an incomplete physique.
When I first got to barber school I was not cutting hair on a daily basis. My skill set had stagnated and I could not develop my hand anymore due to an inconsistent cut schedule.
In barber school, I had to consistently cut hair every day with no exceptions. Over the 9 month program my hand became incredibly sharp and the time I spent on an individual haircut went down drastically. Why?
Because I was consistently cutting hair.
I was consistently getting in the reps.
I was consistently mastering the skill of barbering.
If you want to see great progress in something then you must do it with consistency. Your physique requires hard training and proper meals consistently in order for it to become your dream body. But even with the best intentions, dreams do not happen overnight.
There is one final supplement you must take daily in order to endure the grind…
3) Supplement 3-Patience
This supplement is not popular in our microwave society. However, it is the most important one to take.
You have to take your daily dose of patience. Great things require time to develop.
Everyone seems to want overnight results. Why do you think plastic surgeons are so popular?
When someone does not like how they look and they want to fix it quickly they can go to the surgeon. The surgeon can give a woman a flat stomach and big, bubble butt in just a few small procedures. Overnight you will become a Phit Vixen.
The results do not last long-term. Buying a surgically-altered body also does not change your eating or training habits. If you were not consistent before the process, you will not become consistent overnight. I’ve seen folks who eventually end up right back where they started but this time with a lighter wallet.
Developing a great physique naturally, takes years of hard work and consistency. It requires patience.
Look at that big, magnificent tree in your backyard.
When you look at it you probably cannot fathom that the tree was once very small at its genesis.
It took years for that tree to grow to its full potential.
It had to be nourished.
It had to endure all the rainy days and uncomfortable snow storms. But it continued to grow. And over time it became the tall and healthy tree that sits proudly in your backyard today.
Whether it is your fitness journey, your business, or your relationship, you will need to exercise patience.
Peyton Manning was the best quarterback in the NFL for most of the early 2000’s. However, there was one thing that eluded him: the Super Bowl.
Season after season he and his Indianapolis Colts were knocked out of the playoffs. Even in seasons when were seen as the favorites to win the Super Bowl they were sent home early.
Finally, in the 2006 NFL season, Manning and the Colts won the Super Bowl.
This process took 8 years to come to fruition.
I’m sure there were times when the team got down on themselves.
I’m sure there were times when the team questioned if they would ever win the big game.
But the one thing they exercised was patience. It is easy to quit. It is hard to attain greatness.
With that being said you still need to have a sense of urgency to go with that patience.
You have to strike today. Develop your plan of action today. You will not reach all your goals in one day, but if you operate with a sense of urgency you can get closer to that goal than if you just wait for your turn.
I promise that if you take these 3 supplements daily that you will be on the road to success. Taking these 3 supplements every day has enhanced my life dramatically.
I’ll holla at you next time.
The People’s Trainer,
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