The controversial subject of individuals assuming and accusing other individuals of using PEDs has been brought up once again.
It's comical to me because I always here about these assumptions or accusations from a second hand source. I never hear it directly from the source. But, that's another story.
At this point in my life, I’ve heard it since I was in college. Not just me, my brothers as well.
Let me make something perfectly clear: I am a natural athlete. Ryan is a natural athlete. My brothers are natural athletes. Always have been, always will be.
Why I am writing this post is to ask the question, "Why do people assume someone is using PEDs or anabolics in the first place?"
Is it because they believe something is not possible?
Do they have this belief because they are not capable of the same achievement? Or do they believe that because they can’t do it, then no one can?
Do they somehow believe that they are the strongest natural athlete alive and if someone is stronger than them, that person is a cheat?
Looking deeper in the matter, I consider the attitude of the individual making the assumptions or accusations. They start with the attitude that they believe what others are achieving is not possible, all based on the belief that it is not possible for them. And the impossible will always be their reality, never achieving what they are truly capable of because a driven, motivated person will make it possible. They will always find a way and won’t quit. They will never allow themselves to believe something is not possible.
Want to know the secret of the strong?
It all starts will their mentality.
A stronger person will never question the abilities of a weaker person. It’s always the weak questioning the strong. Weak in mind and character will always equal weak in strength. The strong simply want it more. Strength begins with a change in attitude. Put your mind to it. Change your attitude. Put forth some real focus and thought to achieving your goals and forget what others say is or isn’t possible.
Besides, who sets the limit of natural strength and athletic ability?
Why do people feel the need to define what someone else is capable of or tell them what their limitations are and if they have been reached. The strong of mind and the driven athlete are made to push boundaries and create new limits. Ignore the haters and detractors. It’s up to us to impose the stressors needed for adaptation and elevated performance. Put in the work and the time. Remember, nothing worthwhile ever came from quick and easy. Strength is no different.
Don't fall victim to the poorly educated and allow them to shape your views on the limits of human potential and what is or what is not possible. You’ll be amazed at what can be achieved without the excuses and with plenty commitment, consistency, time, failure and above all hard work.