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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 12 Rules for Success

Important lessons from bodybuilding legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

 

RULE #1: TRUST YOURSELF

“I WAS DETERMINED TO BE UNIQUE.” NO MATTER WHAT ANYONE ELSE SAID, ARNOLD BELIEVED HE COULD MAKE HIS BODYBUILDING DREAMS COME TRUE.

RULE #2: TEAM UP

HE KNEW A STRONG AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PARTNER COULD ASSIST AND MOTIVATE HIM. SO HE TEAMED WITH POWERHOUSE FRANCO COLUMBU FOR WORKOUTS. ARNOLD LATER APPLIED THIS SUCCESS SECRET TO BUSINESS.

RULE #3: LEARN FROM MISTAKES

WHEN SMOOTH 250-POUND ARNOLD LOST THE 1968 MR. U TO LEAN AND POLISHED FRANK ZANE, HE LEARNED A VALUABLE LESSON. AFTERWARD, HE PAID CAREFUL ATTENTION TO ALL THE DETAILS.

RULE #4: PROFIT FROM MENTORS

JOE WEIDER TAUGHT ARNOLD ABOUT TRAINING, POSING, PROMOTING, AND BUSINESS. THROUGHOUT HIS DIVERSE CAREERS, ARNOLD HAS BENEFITTED FROM THE WISDOM OF EXPERIENCED ADVISERS.

RULE #5: CHOOSE A NOURISHING ENVIRONMENT

IN FERTILE SOIL A SEED CAN GROW INTO AN OAK. TRAINING IN GOLD’S VENICE TWICE DAILY AMID HIS FELLOW MR. UNIVERSES EXPOSED ARNOLD TO POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT, CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM, AND PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE.

RULE #6: BREAK THE RULES

EARLY IN HIS CAREER, ARNOLD’S CALVES LAGGED. BUT AFTER CONSULTING WITH REG PARK, HE WORKED THEM SIX DAYS PER WEEK–AN UNORTHODOX APPROACH THAT HELPED TURN A WEAKNESS INTO A STRENGTH. “YOU HAVE TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX,” ARNOLD STATES.

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