All obstacles are self imposed, think your way out of that shit, and practice doing more, practice silencing the little voice that warms you to slow it down because you don’t NEED to do 100 burpees on a Sunday. If you are afraid to do 100 burpees on your “rest day,” then you need to do them more than you you need another day of sitting around on your ass.
“…you will be the man that runs a few 5K road races, sticks to “heart healthy” whole grain cereals for breakfast, and has tried gluten free veganism with his wife for a miserable week before, only to gorge on pizza and oreos washed down with a diet coke on friday night.”
There is a need to be strong still. It may not come out of necessity for work, safety, but it comes out of necessity for the spirit of man, for the livelihood and confidence of the man that holds his head high, that knows his capabilities, that walks tall and casts a shadow.