“Know how sublime a thing it is to suffer and be strong.”—Longfellow
When investing money, you must consider the risk–reward pendulum: any account that could possibly gain 30% also has the potential to lose that much or more. Sure, you'll do no greater suffering in the gym than attempting to squat 150% of your bodyweight for 20 reps. But, oh, how sublime the rewards!
Editor's Note: Steve Jeck’s books, Of Stones and Strength and The Stone Lifter; and videos, Kviahellan DVD, Jeck on Stonelifting video, and Classic Jeck: The First Works CD, are available in our on-line store.
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