An Iron Mindset – The Iron by Henry Rollins | Oldtime Strongman

The Iron is the best antidepressant I have ever found. There is no better way to fight weakness than with strength. Once the mind and body have been awakened to their true potential, it’s impossible to turn back.

The Iron never lies to you. You can walk outside and listen to all kinds of talk, get told that you’re a god or a total bastard. The Iron will always kick you the real deal. The Iron is the great reference point, the all-knowing perspective giver. Always there like a beacon in the pitch black. I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is always two hundred pounds.

This article originally appeared in Details Magazine

via The Iron by Henry Rollins | Oldtime Strongman.

I’ve been busy with school, nursing an injury and re-thinking my workout plan. Just thought I’d share some insight into why picking things up and putting them down can give you great perspective on life.

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