Do you know the Milo of Croton and his extraordinary story? He decided to carry a calf each day. - Deepstash
Who was Milo and why was he carrying a calf?

Milo of Croton was a 6th-century BC wrestler from the Magna Graecian city of Croton, who enjoyed a brilliant wrestling career and won many victories in the most important athletic festivals of anci...

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Do you know the Milo of Croton and his extraordinary story? He decided to carry a calf each day.

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Milo didn’t start by lifting a big heavy ox. He started with a calf. That gave him the chance to master the fundamentals.

He went with a smart approach to take on a manageable challenge and s...

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Hard work beats talent every time. But hard work is hard, since it demands almost bulletproof consistency and focus.

You have to persistently follow a carefully orchestrated process that lead...

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BRUCE LEE

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times”

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Consistency is only part of the equation. Lift, Carry, Put down, Rest, Pick up. Practice Lay Down. Rest Day after day. Week after week. Year after year.

The right kind of consistency helps yo...

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MASTER SHIFU

“If you only do what you can do, you’ll never be more than you are now.”

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As Good as the Story might sound, progress is never linear

There is one thing that the Milo’s story doesn’t tell. Progress is rarely linear. Usually it happens with “one step back, two steps forward” or even in “a few steps back, one quantum leap forward” ...

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If consistency, progression and interleaved practice are the key to success, that means the most important thing is to never give up.

You should never be afraid of slow progress, the only thi...

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  • Start with 1 and be consistent.
  • Make sure you don't do 1 push up everyday, increase your rate everday to increase your potential.

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