Fitness

10 Things I’ve Learned From A Decade of Lifting Weights

A letter to my 15-year-old self

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2011–2016

#1. Consistency is king.

#2. What you do outside of the gym matters more than inside.

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#3. Decide if you’re training to compete or training to live better.

#4. Eat like a king. Make your food taste good.

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#5. Take your workouts outside.

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#6. Never stop doing sprints.

#7. Absolutely no one cares about your goals.

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#8. Find a group of brothers or sisters to train with.

#9. Being really fit or strong doesn’t make you a good coach.

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#10. Training will become the glue that holds your life together.

A collection of humor essays and other musings. Benkissam@gmail.com

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