The 6am ladies working through their Bench Press!
Dumbbell Hang Power Cleans (50/35)’s
Strict Handstand Push-Ups
“You must expect great things from yourself before you can do them.”
The level of effort we will put in today will be relative to what we believe we can accomplish.
If we don’t believe we can lose weight, we won’t consistently go to the gym. If we don’t believe we can get the job, we won’t put in the research and studying to get the job. We just can’t summon the effort for something we don’t believe is possible.
But this belief matters most not at the start, but in the middle. When hit the missteps… the challenges, hardships and trying moments. Here is where we can settle, changing our expectations for something more “attainable”. Not because it’s what we really wanted, but because we’re letting our circumstances change our belief that was once there.
That’s when we can remind ourselves that the quote above came from a man who was cut from his High School basketball team. A man who had every reason to change his expectations. And that would have ended it. Yet… we know the rest of that story. What will be ours?