Quote of the Day!

“People get upset not because of the adversity they face, but because their adversity reveals who they truly are.” – Inky Johnson

Video of the Day!



Success Case Study - Inky Johnson



On Sept. 9, 2006, Inquoris “Inky” Johnson, was manning his cornerback position for the Tennessee Volunteers against the Air Force Academy. But what started as a regular tackle to stop a wide receiver streaking downfield turned into a life-threatening experience. Johnson lunged toward the opposing player. Johnson made the tackle but the worst happened.

The tackle resulted in a busted subclavian artery in his chest and torn shoulder ligaments.

With a handful of games left in the season, his sights were set on a professional football career. That wouldn’t happen. Johnson’s right arm was paralyzed.

He didn’t succumb to self-pity but instead, repurposed his life.

Johnson, 29, went on to receive a Master’s degree in psychology at the University of Tennessee and write his autobiography “Inky Johnson: An Amazing Story of Faith and Perseverance.”

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Todays Workout

Warmup (5 - 10 Minutes)

Performance

    Med Ball Lateral Throw 5x3

    TRX Y's 4x5

    Plate Around the Worlds 4x4

Strength

    Seated OH DB Press 4x8

    Single Arm Batwing Row 4x10

    Feet Elevated Push Ups 3x8

    Band Pull Aparts (Supinated) 3x10

Core and Conditioning

    Bicycle Sit-ups 4x20

    Flutter Kicks 4x15

    Reverse Crunch to Hip Lift 4x10

Cool Down (5 minutes)

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Todays Challenge:

Since today is Friday and this is the last newsletter of the week, I challenge you to pick a day over the weekend and plan out your entire week for next week. Either do this by yourself or if you have a partner do it together. Planning out your week can help you get your mind right and be more efficient with your greatest commodity of all, TIME!


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