Inertia is the momentum pushing at your back.
It’s the force keeping you going even after you planned on stopping.
The whisper in your ear to add ten pounds.
The image of progress, gorged thick with blood.
It is the straining eyes staring back at you in the mirror.
Fixated on the pain and hunger smeared across your face.
It is the extra mile.
The extra rep.
The extra set.
With every move it builds,
Pushing you harder and faster.
But how do you harness inertia?
All you have to do is jump back to the beginning,