Training on a Sunday

Aasmund Ryningen
2 min readSep 5, 2021


One of the perks if you will, with Sundays is that I get to not train.

And it feels so good. Despite me liking to go to the gym, break a sweat and really burn some calories and feel like I made an effort, I don’t mind having an off day or two in a row. There’s just something about not having to train and to sort of ‘build yourself up’ by having a quiet off day.

However, today will be different.

Because I have to attend some stupid and meaningless military exercise, I cannot train for most of next week.

And it so means that I have to forgo my off day and get my ass to the gym and train.

Again, I don’t mind it. In fact, I’m looking forward to training again because it makes me feel better. And I know that if I train as much as I can in advance of the exercise, I’ll feel much better.

Because sometimes in life you will lose either way.

And your best option is to (obviously) minimize the loss.

It’s kind of like when you’re boxing and you know you’re losing the fight. You’re not going to give up just because you know it’s not going your way, right? No. You’re going to keep on coming forward and hopefully scoring a KO.

Which is the equivalent of me getting the highest number of possible workout hours in before I run around in the woods playing war.

Anyway, minimizing loss when there’s no other way out is a big part of becoming successful.

And it’s something that I teach for those who aspire to become successful.

Success starts out with 5 main tenants.

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