LeBron James’ New Commercial Highlights Why He Is Able to Dominate at the Age of 36

Published 10/14/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
Oct 6, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James prior to the preseason game against the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


Some players in the NBA enjoy a long prime, and making the most of that time is the main priority of any player. However, what if someone’s prime lasts for almost two decades? That is the case with LeBron James. Ever since coming into the league at the age of 18, he has been delivering. Now, he revealed what mentality he has as he approaches his 19th season.

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With LeBron, it seems like he always has something up his sleeve. With him giving his fitness so much priority, there is no doubt he is in peak shape. But it is astonishing to think he can average 25 points per game at the age of 36. With the pace of the league, it is tough for the older players to keep up. For LeBron, normal nature seems to not exist.

DENVER, CO – FEBRUARY 12: LeBron James (23) of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates the final horn against the Denver Nuggets during overtime quarter of Los Angeles’ 120-116 win on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

His main way to success is working hard. While he spends millions on his body, he works twice as hard as anyone around. Now, while promoting fitness equipment, he showed just how dedicated he is.

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Recently, LeBron promoted a product by Tonal. The product appears to be an all-in-one fitness equipment allowing you to work on all parts of your body. And the ‘King’ is seen putting in all the work in the advertisement.

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However, the main focus is on what he says. During the commercial, James explains how the main work comes when the cameras aren’t on him. Moreover, he believes that everyone has the strength in them, but it is up to the person to unlock it.

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While it is a promotion, it is a true display of his mentality. No matter how much work he has put in through his career, he always believes he has more to do. No matter where James goes, he makes sure to get in a good workout to keep in shape. This is something that allows him to dominate the game despite heading for 37. Hard work is the only way to sustain your prime, and LeBron James is the living embodiment of it.

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Now chasing his fifth title with the Los Angeles Lakers, the ‘King’ keeps going strong. With a new ‘Big 3’ in LA, there is a good chance we will see LeBron back in the playoffs once again where he will go all in this time around. Do you think LeBron can capture his fifth title this season? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.

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