In life, many of the most important things are also some of the least fun or entertaining. Nobody likes the dentist, going to the doctor, filing taxes. Yet, these are essential to living. Many of us sigh at the realisation that healthy food, for example, means food that isn’t tasty.
But that is the sacrifice we make so that we can live better lives. Some, however, won’t accept that.
For example, fitness experts have used obstacles courses, self-imposed restrictions and competitions to try get themselves and clients into shape.
The San Antonio Express reports on folks who are making a name and living for themselves doing this:
“TV shows such as “American Ninja Warrior” and “Wipeout” are inspiring people of all ages to traverse monkey bars, scale walls, climb nets and swing from gymnastic rings.
“During a typical workout, DiPane, 37, runs up a 15-foot curved wall at Power Park Fitness in Spring Branch. After conquering that, he wedges himself between two parallel walls and climbs down like Spider Man.