My only regret is that I waited so many years in the darkness of physical
weakness before setting my mind and body to work at improving. After
just a couple of months working out again, I had vigor and will to play
strenuously with my grand nephew, then six years old.
I found him looking at me and then at my hands when he said to me, "Why
are your hands old?" He could not understand why I had hands wrinkled
with age while I had the endurance of a younger man. His words told
me that I was again on the right path, although with a long way to go.
There is nothing on earth that cannot be improved with the abilities
with which we humans have been granted. To resign yourself to having
a poor physique at any age is to refuse to use the ability that lies
within you to improve that which can be improved. The first step is
to desire improvement, and I maintain that every mentally intact person
has that desire. You have it already or you would not be reading this