Cigars and good people: 2 things to be passionate about. Why waste your time on things you’re not passionate about? It’s useless. There are things that are necessary, but I’m talking about the things you just do for no reason and end up spending hours doing them.
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chadhowse Chad's mission is to get you in the arena, ‘marred by the dust and sweat and blood’, to help you set and achieve audacious goals in the face of fear, and not only build your ideal body, but the life you were meant to live. He’s a former 9-5er turned entrepreneur, a former scrawny amateur boxer turned muscular published fitness author. He’ll give you the kick in the ass needed to help you live a big, ambitious life.
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I’ll keep this short and sweet. My philosophy on diet isn’t too complicated and I don’t think it’s a topic that should be complicated at all.
“Short Workouts“ The common thought out there is that quick workouts lasting less than 45 minutes, as low as 20 minutes, just aren’t sufficient enough to gain any real muscle.
Here’s a quick example of a workout you can do on vacation when you’ve got nothing to work with.
Here’s a workout I did the other day. It was all pushes, concentrating on chest, shoulders and triceps.
The machines in the weight room are like the water cooler in the office. It’s where everyone goes to chat and think they’re getting a workout in, except there’s probably less sweating going on at the machines than there is at the water cooler.
My Nona comes down a few times a year and brightens up our lives with every visit. She grew up in Italy and started a family during the Second World War. She’s a tough woman who’s had a hard life by many people’s standards, although she’d never look at it that way.
If you haven’t noticed I’ve been taking some time off for Christmas but I thought it would be nice to have a year end review about what I’ve learned in 2009. This year’s been a big one in the learning department. I’ve started my own business, built my own site and have started writing an […]
“Everyone tries to define this thing called character. It’s not hard. Character is doing what’s right when nobody’s looking.” James J. Braddock knew what it meant to be a man. He wouldn’t let anything get in the way of taking care of his family, not even his own pride.
I could write a book about how to get a six-pack there’s so much to talk about with it.
I couldn’t find a pic of me sleeping, so here’s my dog. I’ve heard this saying for years, that “sleep is the cousin of death.” The idea that while you’re sleeping, that someone else is out there working hard. And hard work brings success so sleeping must be evil…
Here’s a quick video I did the other day. Whether you’re trying to gain weight or lose weight, your legs are may be the most important group of muscles to work.
Take a look at yourself in the mirror. 1. Stop making excuses.
Here’s me with a glass of Birra Moretti, one of my favorite beers, in New York’s Little Italy. A place I’ve always wanted to visit. Things I’d like to do before I kick the bucket.