Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Jim Rohn What was once an admirable quality. One that was respected. Admired. Revered. Has taken a backseat to a society and a generation that doesn’t know how to say “no”. A people that forget what it’s like to sacrifice. To do the hard thing rather than […]

Winter: ‘Tis the Season To Build Muscle

Build Lean Muscle winter

Rocky pulling Paulie in Rocky IV – the film was shot in BC (where I live). If there’s ever a time to pack on a few extra pounds of lean muscle mass, winter is the season to gitterdone. Don’t waste it! Don’t be one of those guys who starts in May, hoping to add muscle […]

Top 5 Boxing Films of All Time

the Fighter Movie Chad Howse

‘The Fighter‘ a film about the story of ‘Irish’ Mickey Ward First, I’ll start off with a question: What is it about boxing movies that guys love? We can relate to them. The adversity faced in the ring is a microcosm of what we face in life. And boxing provides the perfect platform for triumph […]

Part II: the World Ain’t all Sunshine and Rainbows

Mickey Rourke - Chad Howse

The Wrestler – great movie. A raw movie about a guy who keeps can’t catch a break – starring Mickey Rourke. “…Now if you know what you’re worth then go out and get what you worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits. And not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you wanna […]

A Few Lessons From Sylvester Stallone

sylvester stallone wise words

I just picked up the latest issue of GQ magazine which had an article with Sylvester Stallone towards the back. He wasn’t the reason why I bought the magazine but the title of the article definitely piqued my interest: “Yo, America! It’s time to respect Sylvester Stallone“. I started reading the interview and was pleasantly […]

Emergencies: Why We Train

Rocky Balboa and Dog

When I can’t find “the right” picture to put with an article, Rocky Balboa‘s always a good choice. (Take a look at the bottom at 4 awesome fitness tips from There are so many reasons why living a healthier lifestyle is beneficial that it’s hard to count. It means more energy, better health, lowers […]