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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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Shoulders anyone? I just finished a great shoulders and traps workout. It’s been a while since the last time I implemented any olympic lifts into my workouts. They used to be a big part of my training, especially when I was fighting. They’re great for power, quickness, and are some of the best exercises for […]
Some of the perks of being fit. I love being in the best shape of my life. I’ve gained 30 lbs of muscle over the past year and a half and I’m loving it. I’m also loving life.
Yesterday morning it was -1 when I walked out my front door. I froze my ass off which finally made me come to the realization that yes, it’s winter.
I tried a bit of a different workout today. Instead of doing giant sets like I normally do, I just did supersets, followed by a giant + drop set.
Training for a fight was tough and I loved it! It showed me what real training was all about. I think the mentality you have when you’re in the boxing gym or even the weight room has the biggest effect on the success of workouts. It’s one thing to train to get abs, but it’s […]
A ‘Bucket List‘ is a list of things you’d like to accomplish or experience before you kick the bucket – or die.
What a trip! I shot this video while down in Las Vegas for a few days with some friends. It was an awesome trip. I don’t know if you’ve ever been to Vegas but it’s a tough place to get a workout in!
Who doesn’t want a 6-pack, or at least a flatter stomach? Here’s a quick abdominal circuit. Do this full circuit 3x at the end of your workout. Choose 3 exercises Do all 3 in a row Rest for 30 seconds Go again 3 times
Conquer a man who never gives by gifts; Subdue the untruthful men by truthfulness; Vancquish an angry man by gentleness; And overcome evil men by goodness. ~ Indian proverb Is it really a dog eat dog world?
“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~Maria Robinson How do you become a confident person? I’m talking about the confidence of knowing that you have the ability to do anything you set your mind to, or at least the willingness to give […]
Here are 3 great exercises for fat loss. I included 2 variations of the first two exercises in case you wanted to mix it up a bit.
The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure. – Sven Goran Eriksson Everyone is tested in life, everyone has something that they want but the fear of failing is greater than the need to succeed. I’ve done it before and I’m sure that at some point in you’re life you have as well. […]
I love movies. Here are 6 of the most motivational movies of all time. I was going to make a list of strictly motivational training movies like Rocky, but I instead chose films that can motivate you in all areas of life, they’re also some of my favorite movies. So, here’s a list of 6 […]
This video shows a great method to shortening up your workouts. I’ll do this same split for 3 weeks. It’s a great way to workout every muscle in two workouts. I’ll do each workout twice in a week each which allows my body more growth time than simply hitting each muscle once. The idea behind […]