GRIT is a personality trait on an individual who lives up to their passion and perseverance moving toward a goal despite being pushed down by significant obstacles and distractions. GRIT is what makes you get up after you fall down. GRIT is the awareness of achieving greatest potential comes from running a marathon, not a sprint. A better analogy is an obstacles race such as The Spartan Race.
I completed the Spartan Race Super Malaysia on the 9 July 2017 at Nexus International School Malaysia, Putrajaya. The distance was 14.2km with 29 obstacles. It was a tropical and humid environment. I signed up in the Spartan Elite Category to get the feel of being surrounded with the top Spartan Racer. Self-Awareness is an essential key element of success. I had a reflection during my flight back home, here are my 3 important lessons from running the Spartan Race Super.
Your why is the spark! It is your purpose. However, it means nothing without fuel. That is when MOTIVATION comes in. It is a form of fuel to light the fire. It is the desire or willingness to do something until you achieve the goal you want. Motivation fuels the engine of success. It maximises and maintains momentum until you achieve your life goal.Here are my top three quotes on motivation from Eric Thomas, Elon Musk and MarvinInspire.
I ordered the SPARTAN OCR SLIT GRIP from Fit Four. I was satisfied with the product. Ever since then, I never have the calluses on my palm. I had zero downtime from my training. I used the gloves for obstacles specific training, powerlifting and of course running the Spartan Race.
Let’s be practical. Setting goals seem easy. You write the plan of your goal nicely on a piece of paper or in your goal book. After that, you leave it aside. Over a period of time, you tend to forget about it. Here is the hard truth, the plan will not be materialized without execution. Here are the 5 simple ways to focus on your finish line.
I live to inspire people to embrace the adversity of life so that they can grow living life with fulfilment. That is why I Race. Let’s look at the two Spartans crossing the finish line right before the fire. One with a complete set of body, 2 arms and 2 legs. The other Spartan had 2 arms, 1 leg and crutches.
Adversity is one of my favorite words. Adversity connects to my why. My why is to inspire people to embrace the adversity of life so that they can grow living life with fulfillment. Adversity can be in the form of failure, discouragement, obstacles, fear, and obstacles.
Check out for The Reebok Spartan Race United State in the month of June! Challenge yourself and earn the right to be a Spartan! Aroo!!