WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE DEDICATED?


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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