by Tony Gjokaj March 19, 2021 2 min read
My depression in my early 20s was a result of me wanting more out of my life... so I pursued fitness.
... And it became the greatest decision I've ever made.
In this post, I will tell you why I believe Fitness is the Catalyst to YOUR greatest potential.
Let's explore this together.
To start, I believe that fitness is the analogy to life itself.
If you follow us on Instagram, you know that I talk often about our logo, the phoenix.
The phoenix symbolizes death and renewal. It is a mythological figure that sacrifices in the present and is reborn anew, better than it once originally was.
This is us.
We sacrifice in the now to make gains in the future. Fitness is also the same. We go into the gym to tear our muscles, then we eat nutritiously so that they are reforged... bigger, stronger, and faster than they once were.
Fitness makes you face the reality that life is difficult. It's challenging. It's not fair. But that there's beauty in that struggle.
Because the transformation comes.
You are just going to have to make a couple of sacrifices to transform.
Fitness takes discipline. It takes big commitment to schedule 30-60+ minutes of your time a few times a week to work out.
This means there will be some sacrifice.
You will need a consistent sleep schedule.
You will need to eat more nutrient-dense foods.
You will need to go out less, because your body demands recovery.
As a result of sacrificing, you gain so much more overtime.
You start to see your muscles grow.
You start to lose body fat.
Your mood improves.
You sleep better.
You have a better outlook on life.
You start attracted more like-minded individuals who are changing their lives.
You get bolder. More confident.
You start taking more risks with opportunities for big rewards.
You start a business or enter a new job or career.
You demand more of yourself.
You become greater.
Just imagine what 3 months of proper training and nutrition can do for you.
You will embark on a journey of self-development of not just the physical... but of the mental.
Ultimately, you will see that life is not a matter of who you are now. It is a matter of who you could become.
Thanks for reading, Reforged Legion.
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Until next time.
Seize your destiny.
Tony is the Owner of Reforged Performance Nutrition. He is a PN1 Certified Nutrition Coach and has been in the fitness space for over a decade. His goal is to help bridge the gap between physical & mental health through fitness.
by Tony Gjokaj October 10, 2021 2 min read
When I first started working out, it was because I was depressed and overweight.
I wanted more out of my life, so I started with the intention to lose weight.
At first, it was very difficult for me to get into the gym because I would always think about the pain it would be, and hated that I didn't see immediate results.
I did, however, feel the results.
My mood got better, I was able to sleep better, and I made better eating choices.
I didn't follow a diet, I just focused on eating more fruits, vegetables, and leaner proteins like chicken.
It took me a few months, but the results became more visible.
Then I was hooked.
by Tony Gjokaj October 04, 2021 1 min read
Today I wanted to introduce you to the Reforge Yourself 30 Day Mental Health Habit Challenge (A mouthful)!
In this challenge, you will complete 5 small tasks per day which essentially help you build some habits that will improve your health.
Rise to a greater potential.
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