The secret to becoming the athlete you want is first showing at the gym.
Then doing the reps.
Finally being consistent.
“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke
No Pain. No gain. Just jab,jab, jab!
Your greatest asset in sport is your mindset.
Mental fitness and toughness will beat physical fitness everytime.
You might come to the gym for a reason that you totally ignore. What is sure is that boxing is the best school to learn about others and especially yourself.
How do you handle stress when you are faced with it?
Boxing will teach you that. How to breathe under stress.
Training is the hard part.
In life you will experience 2 types of pain.
The pain of discipline and the pain of regret. Which one will you choose ?
If you choose to live in the present, you will understand that it is a gift and time to be disciplined. Meaning becoming the disciple of hard work.
If you choose to avoid pain for pleasure, you will have to face paion in the future in the form of regret.
The key is to calendar ou your fitness time as something as crucial and vital as showing to go on a date or a job.
“The hero and the coward both feel the same thing. But the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same thing, fear, but it’s what you do with it that matters.” -Cus D’amato
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’.” -Muhammad Ali
“If you work hard in training, the fight is easy.” -Manny Pacquiao
About reps… You start counting when it hurts. Not before!