» How to Get Bruce Lee Like Strength Without Ever Going to a Gym
Article by Zen Habits contributor Jonathan Mead; follow him on twitter. “Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless – like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, you put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, you put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” – Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a paragon of cool and an icon of the ultimate bad-ass. What’s more impressive is that Bruce trained his body without ever stepping into a gym and with very little use of weights or machines. Here are just a few of Lee’s physical feats: Performed one-hand push-ups using only the thumb and index finger.Could hold an elevated v-sit position for 30 minutes or longer.Could throw grains of rice up into the air and then catch them in mid-flight using chopsticks.Could break wooden boards 6 inches (15 cm) thick.Performed 50 reps of one-arm chin-ups. You don’t have to buy lots of weights or machines, either. Calisthenics.
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