So what’s the commonality between all of us? We all come from different backgrounds, gyms, families, countries, cities and all have different beliefs, desires and wants. Hell, we all have different reasons we first walked into the fitness world. The common denominator is that we never doubted ourselves. We just envisioned what we wanted and simply decided to run, not walk run with everything we had towards that vision or dream, or goal. Do your research, make a plan or blue print, have goals, have check points, and one by one, day by day ,you put in the work, whatever has to be done, no matter how tired you are or hungry you are, how broke and stressed you are, or what your mood is. You must take footsteps everyday towards it.
“Life is a marathon, not a sprint”… Every day people ask me “What’s my secret?! What do I eat, How do I train?” The answer to all these questions is simple, it’s the same as everyone else. I do the same movements, eat the same foods, and do the same things as everyone else. There is no magical pill, or easy way. I have been hitting it for 12 years now. It’s really only a matter of time.
The easiest way to convey this is:
(Strength Training) + (Diet) + (Cardio) x CONSISTENCY = SUCCESS
This equation I find to be true in life as well….Just substitute the STDC
Now the more efficient you can be with different aspects of Strength Training +Diet and Cardio and learning your body the faster you can make all of this happen. The sooner you can step foot on that stage and compete, maybe making it so you can compete on the NEW IFBB Men’s Physique Stage. The older I get the more I realized how much knowledge and experience I have gained throughout the years. There are definitely no tricks or shortcuts however, there is a right way and a wrong way to doing the Strength Training, Diet and Cardio portion of the equation, and what I mean by this is I see a lot of young guys and girls doing the wrong thing, or not following a proper a tight eating diet. If the diet is off they are at fault however, being young and not having the knowledge instilled within you is not. With research and trying different foods as well as testing different supplements., learning the body and how it works and functions, learning to push it to the max on some days and have the mental ability to pull back on workouts whether you want to or not ,when it will benefit you in the long run.
Matt “Swoll” Christianer
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