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Abandoned but not Broken: Turning Childhood Adversity into a Career in the NFL w/ Anthony Trucks — Barbell Shrugged #431

Former NFL player, Antony Trucks is not only physically strong but is tough-minded, as well. After living in deplorable conditions for the first 20 years of his life, Trucks decided to turn things around for himself. He went to college and started playing football. He had a brief NFL career and retired at 24 with a shoulder injury. Anthony Trucks, is now a motivational speaker, who encourages people to hustle and reach their full potential.


In this episode of Barbell Shrugged, Anders Varner and Doug Larson discuss:

The definition of adversity

Watching your mom leave you at the age of 3

Overcoming adversity and finding football

A career ending injury and finding the next step

Overcoming the ego and how it nearly cost Anthony his marriage

How to live your best life and taking action

And more…

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Doug Larson on Instagram


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