Flex Wheeler – GENETICS X WORK ETHIC – Bodybuilding Motivation

Everything gotta be on point, not just your upperbody it gotta match It has to flow so you have to have the right matches It's rough and it doesn't happen overnight It's a lot a lot A LOT of hard work and dedication and perseverance I think we all can acknowledge it's not producing champions of our era I don't wanna be one of those guys and say our era was the greatest era of our sport But I tell you this it was probably one of the most competitive with the most incredible and outrageous physiques that ever walked the stage One of the hardest things is being really honest with yourself Whether you choose to run from a fight or to the fight Because I knew it was gonna be extremely challenging There is no way for me to fully know until I get into the workout Once I got into the workout it was purely a mental battle Of willing to go into that pain In my opinion still to this day that was the best physique EVER graced ANY stage in bodybuilding I always try to create my world as this harsh environment mentally I could go through all kind of hell and train my ass off, I can diet I created this outer world where this is normal To be unhappy, eating this crapfood, going into the gym, training every day This is normal Those people out there don't get it I'M BUILD FOR THIS I was very comfortable in that world and I knew I did my BEST

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Flex Wheeler – THE MIND IS THE STRONGEST MUSCLE – Bodybuilding Motivation

You can't buy this You can't give this to an athlete It just has to be embedded in you He just grabbed it, ran with it and believed in it And that's just what athletes do, and a lot of the times they don't understand that The mind is so much more superior than the body Probably one of the greatest things I learnt from Flex When we were in there training, he took me places I've never been And I've been squatting 800 pounds for almost every week for years And when I went to train with Flex We were leg pressing 6-8 plates on a side I used to do 16-20 plates, stack people on top But the volume with the minimized rest periods took me to a place that my cardiovascular conditioning had never been before You understand how important strong the mind is It's so important that you climb into your mental Where the mind goes the body will follow And there's that point at which you start wondering if you're gonna be able to get your next breath Mentally tough, there's no quit!! Listen man, get away from everything, shut down Time and side yourself and get mental Tap into that mental part If you're sitting around looking at everything that you can't go there You gotta walk away, close your eyes, shut down and get mental Get inside yourself, and don't come out till it's over with Why would I train and close my eyes when I'm doing curls? Because it's like a mind-muscle connection I wanna shut everybody else out, I don't wanna see the girl So you wanna try to create that on demand Especially for a body type that you can't see, like your back or hamstrings I 100% believe in myself like I never have in anything else whatsoever And I think my physique and routine will display that a 100% It doesn't matter what you place in front of me I'm gonna look at it as an object that I can handle That's been 100% the key To everything So I didn't cheat, I didn't run from my diet and my training was through the roof, my weight is just ridiculous and I'm ready to display that We respected Arnold and the people who came before us, so we understood the HARD WORK A real champion is trying to win and I wanna beat the best guy in his best condition so there's no excuse I believe in myself as an athlete, I believe that I'm number one I believe in myself, and only myself Where the mind goes the body will follow Such tremendous heart, there is no quitting

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