The real test is in that moment, when you decide to prove what you’re made of. The real test is in that moment, when you decide to learn whether it’s your desire for success, or your fear of failure, that compels you.
The current generation of future leaders wants to “inspire” us, without having put in the work to be inspirational in any sense. Why? Because being “inspiring” is awesome, presumably. Much like being wealthy, or banging hotties.
You know you’re not much of a “team player” when they try kicking you out of marching band. For real. This happened. “David, you’re a great musician, and everybody looks up to you. But that’s the problem. They follow your lead. And you’re a bit of a loose cannon”.
Kelly Darby talks about her experience working with Nikki and David Johnston and TEAM Warrior Within.
Today, at my current gym, we were PACKED (which is very odd for early August), with gobs of muscular individuals occupying every free space. And I glanced out on the floor, and all of my TEAM Warrior Within trainers were busy training their clients and hustling their asses off—IFBB pro Donna McGinn, NPC competitor Joe Bender, NPC competitor and former WBFF pro Dave Shutler, NPC competitor Sabrina Clever, NPC competitor Jim Driskell, IFBB pro Stacy Wig, my wife and NPC competitor Nikki Johnston, and myself, NPC superheavy David “Is a Motherfucker” Johnston. All of us were swamped with clients.
Now here’s the real kicker: when we all start in bodybuilding, working out and lifting weights, we don’t really know what we’re capable of achieving as a bodybuilder. In fact, we never do. God never comes down and paints a clear picture of our upper-limit genetic potential.