Even as an athlete, I wasn’t one to aspire to be someone else. I never had a player to emulate or wanted to “be like Mike.” There is, however, quite a bit of use having someone to guide you. Whether you’ve got a mentor, idol, or you’re just a fan of someone great, we can use them as a beacon to help us raise our game and set a new standard for ourselves.
In my life, I’ve never come across an individual that is more of a shining light to myself and others than Marcus Luttrell. Believe me, if I could find a person that walked this Earth of a higher caliber than this man, I’d be sure to let you know. Until then, Marcus, the “Lone Survivor,” will be a motivator in my life.
If you’re going to look up to someone, they don’t need to be an American hero like this guy. A parent, for example, can provide as much fire in you as any soldier or quarterback. So, tell me. Do you have are a role model in your life?
Complete 5 rounds for time of:
12 Front Squats (115/85)