The point of the story is that no matter how strong the effort put in the wrong direction is, it will not bring the desired or planned results.
With too many unwanted results, injuries, rapid mood swings, chronic fatigue, and an emotional inability to deal with disordered interpersonal relationships, we need to honestly ask and look for answers to why we exercise or train this way.
A well-known tale talks about a master, who, during a talk with a student, picks up a brick and starts polishing it. When the student asks him what he is doing, the master replies, "I am making myself a mirror."
The point of the story is that no matter how strong the effort put in the wrong direction is,it will not bring the desired or planned results.
Determining the correct path of our exercise
Exercise is directing time and effort to change the current state and solve a problem, fulfill a need or a wish to, for example, feel better, be better or gain more abilities that we will need to reach a certain goal. So, it is important to use the limited energy we have for exercise as efficiently as possible. Otherwise, we are losing both time and energy, which increases our lives' inefficiency.