Motivation is a Myth. Get Hungry.

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It isn’t motivation you need, it’s hunger. It’s not inspiration or passion, but hunger. Some are hungry for success and for improvement no matter how successful they get because they’re also worried that they’re losing this hunger, constantly. It’s fear of complacency that drives them as much as a desire for greatness. It may be […]

Try NOT Being Yourself for a Change

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Too many of us have settled; we’ve settled for a life that’s not indicative of what we’re capable of, a life that’s short of our potential and even our aspirations. We’ve also settled into our roles. From the time we were a wee lad, our friends, family, teachers, and colleagues helped shape us into men […]

The Real Reason to Train

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Training initially started to prepare warriors for war. Our ancestors trained to procure skill in battle, of course, but their “trainers” also wanted them to acquire the character of a warrior that would aid them most as they faced the horrors of war. While not all of us are training our bodies for a war in […]

Can’t Stay Motivated?

Everyone wants to be successful because everyone wants to be happy. The definitions of both terms have to be personal. They’ve can’t be the definitions that others have created. For you to truly become successful and happy, you have to determine your own definition and what that definition entails. However, while we’re all in the […]

The Art of Being Actively Motivated


“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” Zig Ziglar There’s an art to being consistently motivated. It takes discipline.The best of us work at being motivated. We know it’s not something that always occurs naturally, so we take it into our own hands. The others, we […]

The 10 Most Inspirational Songs

The Wrestler

How did Rourke not win best actor for his role in the Wrestler?! We all have a reason why, we just have to find and identify the best reason, and hold it close to our hearts and minds on a daily basis. The difference between the most successful people in the world and those that aren’t […]

The Meaning of Life

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It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life – daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but […]

How to Find Inspiration Around Every Corner

How To Stay Motivated

  There are times when it’s hard to be motivated or hungry. When a perfect day consists of sitting on your ass in front of the TV. We’ve all been there. However, there are also times – hopefully this is the vast majority – when it’s hard to not be motivated. When everything you encounter, […]

What’s at the top of your list?

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In the grand scheme of things how important is being healthy and physically to you? Is it right at the top of your list, or is it something that’s more or less secondary to things like your family, friends, your career or even having a good time? A lot of the time we grade what’s […]

8 words I never want to say

I should have taken better care of myself

photo by Erica Chan “I wish I took better care of myself” Those words scare the hell out of me, and in a world where there is a lot that is out of our control, this is one of the big one’s that we can influence and even prevent. I never want to have to […]

The Balanced Life: Facing Fears

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“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 […]

The Balanced Life: Success


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. […]

6 Motivational Movies

Buon giorno principessa! What a great movie.

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 […]

Lessons Learned in the Boxing Ring

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The challenges I have faced in life are much like the challenges I have face in the boxing ring. It’s just that in the boxing ring you’re held accountable by your trainer and the people watching the fight, whereas in life you are often forced to hold yourself accountable. Here are some lessons I learned […]

Why is being physically fit important to YOU?

This is what motivates my Mom to keep in shape. What motivates you?

Hey, welcome to my blog. I’ve got a lot of work to do on the copy and aesthetics of the page but I figured I’d start blogging anyhow. If you have any questions ask away! First of all, what’s so important about physical fitness? I know that may sound like a dumb question but to […]