Music is powerful. You need to create a playlist that taps in to your inner strength. Let me share a quick story with you. One summer in high school, I worked for an insulation company. Needless to say, it was a hard job—especially in the Florida heat.
We spent the majority of our day in a 115-degree attic, or under a house on our backs with bugs everywhere. The only relief came on a quick lunch break when we hopefully found the shade of a tree. We would chug a gallon of water and scarf down a ham and cheese sandwich. As I lay down in the shade wondering how I would get back up and finish the job, I would put on my headset and blast Eminem's "Not Afraid."
It was just what I needed to push through the second half of the day. That song gave me strength. It gave me hope. So now, when I am in a hard workout or I feel defeated at work, I play "Not Afraid." In my mind, I go back to those attics, I go back those lunch breaks. Something clicks in my mind. The pain goes away. I run faster. I work harder. You need your song. Your playlist. So when a hard workout or life situation hits you, scream back, "F*ck that. I am stronger than this. Let's go!" If you do any of our TMAC 20 workouts, you will hear me say, "Flip the switch." This is what I'm talking about.