Motivational German Rock

I like pumping iron because it just feels good – well most of the time.  There is a unique peace that comes only when you are pushing the bar to hoist a best ever weight or to pump out one more rep. Nobody can do this for you.  We each must lift our own weights and collect our own rewards.

Motivational German Rock

Lift heavy.  Play it loud.

The music is Sieger stehen da auf wo Verlierer liegen bleiben* – by Frei.Wild.

* Roughly translated as: Winners stand up where losers stay down.

RIP – Vasily Alekseyev

Many of us, hopefully a lot of us, remember when Vasily Alekseyev won gold in the 72 and 76 Olympics and became the first man to lift over 600 KG in the triple.  Alekseyev was a quiet man who set an example of personal drive and determination that we can all follow.  Even if we are not trying to lift 600 KG we should know that we can accomlish what we set our minds to, just as Alekseyev did.

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