Shaquille O'Neal could never have been an elite level marathon runner.
He's just not built for it.
He might have been able to complete one, but against the best runners in the world? He'd be left behind.
When it came to Basketball, however, it was a completely different story. That same height, weight and strength combined with his skill made him one of the best players in the world. When he was on, he was hard to stop. There's a lesson to be learnt from Shaq.
Choose what you do wisely.
Whilst hard work and self-belief are crucial ingredients in any successful performer, they can only help to carry you as far as your body has been designed to travel.
Are you on the right path?