• On embracing struggle, avoiding the happiness trap, and calisthenics

    1 month ago - By 12 Minute Athlete

    Happy Monday,
    I often talk about getting out of your comfort zone and pushing your limits, both inside and outside of the gym. But does making progress toward your goals ever really get easier?
    Yes and no.
    When we think of people who are great at what they do, from top athletes to successful entrepreneurs, we understand that their paths weren't always easy.
    Top performers are so good at their craft because they consistently struggle to reach the next level. Not only do they learn to expect discomfort, they learn to make peace with it and even lean into the struggle.
    On the other hand, most...
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