A muscle only gets stronger after it has been strained and pushed beyond its limits.

The ground needs to be furrowed to give a seed the best chance of growing.

A woman goes into labour before giving birth to a child.

Gold goes into a furnace so that it can be purified.

We avoid pain, and with some justification.

It’s unpleasant, it’s uncomfortable, it’s intimidating.

But what if you knew that on the other side of the pain, the sweat, the soreness, the hard work and the persistence was a bigger, stronger version of yourself?