TAMPA (FOX 13) - David Goggins is a former Navy SEAL. He runs extreme-endurance races in excess of 100 miles. He also set the world record for pull-ups in 24 hours.
He has been called a “human machine."
“If you have something you're passionate about and you’re driven no matter what goes on in your life, you’ll stay consistent and it’s all about consistency,” Goggins said.
Goggins uses his incredible life story, from growing up in an abusive household to becoming an elite warrior-athlete, to motivate others.
Friday, he captivated the crowd at ASPI, a training center run by former Buccaneer, Yo Murphy.
”Stop taking path of least resistance it’s easier but taking the easier path you don’t grow from that growth comes from making you uncomfortable,” he said.
The former SEAL speaks about what he calls the 40 percent rule.
Comparing our brain to the governor on a car. He says most people quit at 40 percent but can train to go harder.
On the eve of Veterans Day, this accomplished service man wants you to remember one thing this weekend.
"It is all about being thankful, its being thankful where they’re at in life who they have in their life and the great men and women in this country who have given all they have for those freedoms,” he said.
Goggins has his own book coming out later next year.