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The Dark Side IS More Powerful
We are weeks away from seeing Star Wars: Rogue One in theaters.
And I know what you’re all hoping because I’m hoping the same thing.
A sneak peak of Episode 8.
Filming for the next installment wrapped up in July of 2016. Our only hope is that Industrial Light and Magic and Disney have a small glimpse of the film for us to see before Rogue One.
Like Episode 7, details on the next installment of the Skywalker saga have been locked up tighter than the location of Kamino.
Is Kylo Ren the next iteration of the Sith? Just who the hell is Snoke and Rey has to be Luke’s daughter, right?
Ugh, the questions. Damn it, I need them answered like NOW.
Hey! You, yea the one reading this post right now.
I didn’t bring you here to theorize on what could happen in Episode 8. You came to this page because you’ve been lied to.
Yes, lied to.
Since the dawn of the galaxy, you’ve heard that Jedi are keepers of peace. Harnessing the power of The Force for the good of the galaxy.
And you’ve been (mis)lead to believe that The Sith are purveyors of the “dark side” of The Force. They have only one desire: ruling the galaxy with an iron fist.
Here’s the truth.
The Sith are by far better than the Jedi. The Jedi suck.
Yea, I said it.
The Jedi SUCK
Luke whines more than a 7-year-old amidst a temper tantrum at Disney World.
Obi-Wan is a bitter old man dried out from years hidden away in the desert like a drugged out Hunter S Thompson.
And Yoda? Arguably the most powerful being in the universe: tucked tail, ran, and hid in a tree stump.
From a certain point of view the Sith are painted as power hungry, maniacal madmen bent on galactic conquest and pursuit of ultimate power.
If Obi-Wan can curly fry twist his words to avoid the “truth”, I am going to unfurl those lies and explain to you why the Sith are superior and why you should train like a Sith in the gym.
It all comes down to the power within the words of the Sith Code:
Peace is a lie, there is only passion.
Peace is complacency.
We do not strive to better ourselves by becoming complacent.
What the Jedi fear the most is facing the truth that deep down we are all animals. Animals are constantly fighting to survive the perils of the universe. This conflict of survival is our passion, a passion that allows us to live and thrive.
Through passion, I gain strength
Defeating your fears and proving that you CAN do something is the key to unlocking the strength that lives inside of you.
The Sith never rest on their laurels, they know that to advance and become better they must continue to battle for survival and become stronger.
“Working to make everybody equal didn’t leave much chance for anyone to achieve greatness.”- Darth Bane
Through strength, I gain power
The Sith believe victory must prove your superiority and nothing gives a sense of superiority like crushing a heavy barbell squat/deadlift.
Negative thoughts are like the Sarlac Pit, they will swallow you and slowly destroy you over time.
Physical strength guides you to the understanding that you have the power to control your thoughts and dictate how you respond to them.
Will you use the strength you have gained and show your thoughts that YOU have power over them and force choke them out?
The more strength a Sith gains the more it will give him the power and confidence to tackle any task whether it be a one rep max, taking that leap to chat up a cute girl at the cantina, or to have the confidence to go toe to toe with a Rancor.
Through power, I gain victory
The power that you’ve discovered through becoming stronger and smarter will allow you to stand triumphant over the things that once held you down.
Instead of cowering and trembling when fear rears its ugly head, you now stand tall knowing that you’re strong enough and powerful enough to beat it back.
Through victory, my chains are broken
“I can’t do this”, “I’ll never lose weight.”
“It’s impossible for me to get a six pack.”
“That girl would never go out with me.”
“I can’t eat better, it’s impossible”
These are some of the chains we place on ourselves throughout life.
A Sith Lord knows through his trails and application of the Sith Code he will become powerful enough that he can break any bonds placed on him.
Your true potential and real power can only be unlocked by breaking free of the chains that restrain and hold you back.
The Force Shall Free Me
When the outside world begins to pressure you to break your commitment, prove your superiority, and use your strength to overpower those temptations, freeing yourself from those chains, standing victorious.
To unlock the deepest and strongest of resolve inside of you and experience true power, live by the Sith Code when you train.
Follow the Sith Code, live up to your potential, and become Sith Strong. Tweet the hashtag #sithstrong out to me on Twitter if you use the power of the Sith Code in the gym.
(for comparison sake, click here to read the Jedi Code…..hippies.)
Oh btw David Prowse, the man in the Darth Vader’s suit, was a bodybuilder and weightlifter.
So yes, the great Darth himself knew the power of barbells.