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 […]
Prior to writing this article I spent a couple of wonderful days visiting family in the north of Italy near a town called Udine. As Italian families do, I was spoiled with some of the most delicious food my tastebuds have ever had to pleasure of coming in contact with and in amounts that sent […]
Amidst a rare slumber I toss and turn in a tent not much bigger than my frame. The solid ground, my mattress. The battle that awaits, invading my dreams, not so much for the horror that may be inflicted upon me, but the horrors I will inflict upon others. The sun peaks through an open […]
So you’ve budgeted your money for the month and the year and you’ve come up with an amount that you want to spend on your health, fitness, and becoming a stronger man. Where should you spend this money to maximize your results, ensuring you get the results you’ve set out to get this year? Assuming, […]
I like trying different things in the gym, which is typically why I use workout programs that are created by friends of mine because they’re going to make me do stuff that I may not want to do. If I’m testing something that I’m creating, that’s obviously what I’ll do, but I like trying new things. […]
The human condition is one that gravitates towards ease. The technology industry has taken this fundamental human desire and made billions in feeding it. The TV, the cell phone, the car, the airplane, the computer, the search engine, and social media all provide a shortcut to an end. The airplane, obviously, a shortcut to a […]