Bruce Lee : The Divine Wind How to Get Bruce Lee Like Strength Without Ever Going to a Gym | zen habits 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. 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. I thought about getting rid of my gym membership altogether, but I didn’t want to sacrifice my health or physical fitness.
Top 10 Lessons Learned from Bruce Lee … for Business or Life | CINCOM EXPERT ACCESS By J. D. Meier Sure you know Bruce Lee the martial artist and movie star. But do you know Bruce Lee the philosopher, comedian or master of personal development? Bruce was one of my early inspirations. Source: ThinkstockBe YOUR best. I think it really boils down to making the most of what you’ve got, including your mind and body, pushing past your limits and following a path of continuous learning and growth. I’ve included some of my favorite Bruce Lee quotes below. Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul. A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. Life is better lived than conceptualized. — This writing can be less demanding should I allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Choose the positive. It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. .
Exhibit shows Bruce Lee still larger than life 30 years after his death In life, Bruce Lee didn't like to be called a "star." In death, Lee can't escape the word. Thirty years after he died, the first Asian American to star in a Hollywood film still is considered to be one of the greatest martial artists ever. His primal physicality and screen intensity exploded American interest in martial arts movies, paving the way for later stars such as Jackie Chan, Chuck Norris and Steven Seagal. In Seattle, where Lee lived for 4 1/2 years and is buried, the new "Bruce Lee Collectors Exhibit 2003: The Beginning of a Legend, the Story of a Man," opens today with items from one of the biggest collectors of Bruce Lee memorabilia. "The thing that makes me the most happy to this day is that his image isn't diminishing," said Taky Kimura, one of Lee's closest friends and students. Lee's image, resurrected digitally, will even star in a new film, "Dragon Warrior," set for release next year. The man The first time Palmer, a high school boxer, saw Lee's moves, he was mesmerized.