Rich Piana defined himself by defining and then living the 5% lifestyle he helped to create.
In other words, he was willing to sacrifice what the other 95% of the population wouldn't do in pursuit of his goals.
This mentality lives on in the 5% Nation and community of followers that continue to learn about Rich and adopt his principles to achieve greatness, to be 5%.
Rich’s legacy will continue to inspire the bodybuilding community for many, many years to come. Every day, we hear new stories of 5%ERS who are inspired by the message, legacy, and lifestyle exhibited by Rich and carried forward by the 5% community at large.
You need only to associate yourself and your pursuits with living the 5% lifestyle. In other words, you are challenging yourself to achieve more than your peers, or achieve those goals faster. In essence, you are a 5%ER because you are willing to outwork the competition and do WHATEVER IT TAKES to achieve your version of success, both in and out of the gym!
ARE YOU THE 5%?