This is likely not going to sit well with some people, but it’s important enough to risk the offence. What does it mean to be dedicated? Obviously the definition has a large degree of subjectivity since it exists on a sliding scale.

I want to share my definition of dedication and how this perspective has helped me overcome obstacles and continue to improve at what I love. Lifting heavy ass weights.

For simplicity sake, lets say you have a very ambitious goal to squat 700Lb. We can start at the end and reverse engineer to come up with a list of things that influence your results ranging from the primary contributing factors down to minor contributors. The list might look something like this:

  1. Hire a coach

  2. Establish proper nutritional habits

  3. Sleep 8hr per night

  4. Keep outside stress to a minimum

  5. Follow the program

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