In May of 2020, I found myself at an unhealthy crossroads. I was overweight, unmotivated and probably depressed.
I had quit exercising, my diet was trash, I drank too much and worst of all I thought everybody else was the problem and not me.
But then a long look in the mirror changed things.
I faced some uncomfortable truths.
And realized this: it sucks to suck.
So I got better. It wasn’t fun. It took a while. But it happened. And I’m eternally grateful.
My doctor told me this year that whatever I had done in that years’ time was remarkable.
He was previously considering putting me on medication for hypertension, but no longer needed it.
A couple years shy of 40, I find myself lighter than I’ve been since college at 190 lbs.
I’ve been running injury free for the first time in years.
I lost over 50 pounds and fundamentally changed my health outlook.
And it started with one decision.
Which turned into another.
And now, more than 18 months later things are looking up.
If we take care of ourselves the right way, personal fitness becomes a unparalleled competitive advantage.
It goes beyond simple blood sugar and body chemistry.
We sleep better. We become more patient. We become more alert. We are better able to focus. We are more resilient. We get sick less often.
The benefits go on and on.
In short, there is no more powerful life hack.
If you want to conquer the world, start by conquering your