Think about why we started to ‘train’… Men fought battles. We built homes and towns and eventually cities and city-states. No matter our social standing we initially had to be good at fighting. The king’s would fight at the front, not dictate who fought and where they fought at the back of the pack. As […]
Building muscle and getting after it in the gym. Isn’t it a young man’s game? They have raging hormones, unlimited energy, and the drive to impress young, beautiful women. But what about you? Your 30’s have come in full force, and the gym isn’t as enticing as it once was. You’ve won: you have a […]
Getting stronger is fun. Banging heavy weights around, chasing self improvement is one of the few things in this world that connects us to to our primal manhood. Not in a self inflated, egotistic way. But a wya in which we can work with our hands to creating a better version of ourselves. This can […]
If there is one thing that’s detrimental about modern society for man, it’s that we’ve switched out our spears and horses for keyboards and soft ergonomic chairs. (read: how to reverse bad posture) We’ve become weaker, and our posture is terrible as well. (read: how to create your own strength program) Not only is our […]
Getting stronger and progressing in the gym isn’t too hard. It’s a straight forward process. Go to the gym. Lift heavy. Lift heavier next workout. Repeat indefinitely. Look like this guy. This is something that you should want to do, especially as a testosterone fueled man. Strength and progression are gasoline to the fire of […]
Training has 3 levels… Men train… To Be Able To… That is, to be able to hike, fight, hunt, embark on adventures, live a grand life. Training gives us the capacity to do things other people can’t do. To Endure… Training also makes us tougher mentally, if we allow it to. It helps us endure. […]
You look at your muscles every day. You work out to boost your gains, increase your muscle size, and enhance your strength and performance. With all that hard work, it’s a wonder how little people truly know about their muscles.
The important thing is not that you never get knocked down; it’s that you keep getting back up. If you’ve begun looking in the mirror and wondering where that strong, youthful body went, make up your mind to get it back.
If you want to pack on muscle mass and get super strong, you better be deadlifting. The deadlift is the king of upper body mass builders, not to mention your hamstrings. Unfortunately, deadlifting is also one of the exercises that leads to a lot of injury. In this article, you’ll learn how to hack your […]
When it comes to building strength, there are countless approaches that can get the job done. 10 years ago, if you were to talk to 10 powerlifters about what type of training they follow, you were likely to get 10 different answers. But walk into a powerlifting gym today and ask 10 powerlifters about what […]
The other day I was taking a lady out for a drink here in Uruguay, I must have mentioned something about her looks being easy on the eyes because she responded in kind with a complement of her own, and it wasn’t about me face – I’m sure we can all understand why – it […]
At some point all we really need is guidance. We need mentorship, we need for someone to simply point us in the right direction, tell us where to start and then what to do next. We need clarity so we can do what we do best, work. Motivation is something that will come and go, […]
If there’s one area that I need to most work and discipline with regards to my body, it isn’t in dieting, nor training, but stretching. I’m not stretching’s biggest fan, yet I do it because it needs to be done. I understand its importance, but I need routine. I love routine. And so, not all […]
The other day I walked into yet another gym that only had light weights. It’s been an issue throughout my travels, gyms that have only lighter dumbbells and if they do have barbells, the bar is 15 kilos and the plates are fine but few in number. And so, I’ve had to adjust my training, […]
Most emotions aren’t real. Fear isn’t real, it’s merely a perception of a situation. Sometimes fear can be a good thing, like when it gives us more energy and a heightened awareness so we’re able to better defend ourselves. Other times fear can be crippling, paralyzing any chance we have of living a successful and […]