100% And Then Some
Mental Toughness • 2m 34s
"Then he picked up my rucksack and strapped it onto the back of me. Then he put my shoulder on top of his, my hands on top of his shoulder. And so he carried my gear and me all the way into the assembly area. That's the 100%, and then some. Everyone around you, every now and then, is going to need to be carried off the drop zone. We need to be carried off the objective. And your job is to carry your load and be ready to carry somebody else's. It's time to pick up your rucksack. And then once you've got your rucksack loaded and you're carrying all your stuff, this week, I want to challenge you. Find somebody else's gear, pick up their rucksack and carry it for them. Because one day, you may need them. " - Ara
Ara is a retired military officer and Army Ranger. He’s led some of the toughest and best soldiers in the world, trained Rangers and paratroopers, and taught physical education at the United States Military Academy. He believes in pushing the limits of physical, mental, and emotional endurance to find the strength to turn walls into hurdles: “Every time you find a ceiling…it becomes your next floor – so break through it, stand up, and get ready to drive further.”
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