Second Hand Success

December 2017

Everyday Success – National Weightlifting Champion, D’Angelo Osorio

Everyday Success – National Weightlifting Champion, D’Angelo Osorio

“Weightlifting has taught me a lot in life and has turned me into the person I am today.” – D’Angelo Osorio

I started weightlifting because I saw a group of guys in my old gym throwing weights over their heads and I thought it looked cool. After watching a view YouTube videos on the classic lifts, I was hooked.

At first, there was a linear progression with my lifts. Each week, I would get stronger and stronger.

I even remember calculating that at the rate that I was currently progressing, I could “in-theory” be a world-class lifter in a few years – LOL!

I was very wrong. I suck at weightlifting. I am not competitively strong by any standards, and my technique always needs work. As a hobby, it’s challenging, grueling, and unforgiving. But that’s why I like it.

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Take this “Self Analysis Test” to help you achieve success

Take this “Self Analysis Test” to help you achieve success

“We are the masters of our fate, the captains of our souls, because we have the power to control our thoughts” – Napoleon Hill

I’m sure you have heard of the overused saying, “Never judge a book by its cover?” Well, in this case, that’s how I ended up reading “Think and Grow Rich.”

One of my 2017 New Year’s Resolutions was to read 1 book a month. The objective for this resolution was to make reading a habit. So far I’ve read 21 books. With 4 weeks left in 2017, I’m hoping to up my reading speed to 1 book a week.

Some of the books I’ve read, like “Rich Dad, Poor Dad,” I purchased. Others, like “Think and Grow Rich,” I obtained for free from my local library.

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