Losing an arm or leg, being born with cerebral palsy, having a stroke, getting shot.
By most standards, these would be pretty decent excuses for getting a little out of shape.
Not for the six athletes whose stories I chronicle here, though. Instead of resting on their laurels, these individuals turn their hardship into their ultimate motivation.
Find out just how they do it in my new article for AskMen.com, The Most Inspiring Athletes: Six Inspiring Athletes Who Put Your Excuses To Shame: