Mark Wahlberg in The Fighter has stayed in great shape for a lot of years. But how? Ground-breaking idea: The way we look right now is because of the way we live right now. Seems simple enough, but so many of us look for a quick fix instead of trying to tweak our lifestyle so it will […]
Part II: How to Get Ripped. Forever.
Statue of Bruce Lee The goal of this ‘Get Ripped‘ series is to give you strategies that both work, and are easy to follow. In order to get ripped, and stay ripped 365 days a year, there has to be alterations in our lifestyle. Dieting and following fads will always fail. But living a healthy […]
How to Get Ripped. Forever.
Our ideal body isn’t found in the bodybuilding magazines, or at the Mr. Olympia event. If you think about it, it’s found much more often on the football field every sunday, or the boxing ring, the octagon, or on the track. We see it in men’s fitness magazines, not bodybuilding magazines. We don’t want to bulk […]
Fighter Training: Progression Sets
Marvin Hagler No fighter prepares for a 30 second knockout. Just like no one in their right mind expects success in business within 30 days of starting a company, or to find their dream girl within 30 days of deciding that this is what they now want. Each of those things do happen. But no […]
4 Problems. 4 Solutions.
Let’s do some problem solving… Sometimes the solution to our problems are a lot simpler than we think. Quite often these solutions are right under our noses. So, I bring you 4 common problems, and the solutions to those problems: 1. Can’t focus at work. When we’re focused and ‘tuned in’ to what we’re doing, […]
How to Make Every Workout Legendary
Mediocrity is useless. There’s no point to it and yet that’s what we aim for in so many areas of our lives. Our training is no different. Some of that has to do with how we approach our training. But a lot of it has to do with the lack of understand just how important 1 […]
10 Unusual Tips to Burn Fat Faster
We all want fat loss in some form or another. Even if we’re trying to add on 30-40 pounds of muscle, I don’t know too many people who just want bulky, rounded muscle. Most people want to be ripped. Am I wrong? Well here’s the thing about fat loss… Fat loss is emotional. Think of […]
What to Drink and When to Drink It
There are certain times in our days when our bodies react to certain foods. For example, having fats upon rising and before bed result in increased testosterone levels. While carbs and lean proteins before and after a workout help us build and repair the muscle tissue we’ve broken down during our workouts. This is no […]
The Perfect Man Diet (2 Huge Myths Taken Down)
Mmmmmmmmmmmmm… Why do we eat? Well, we eat because we need to obviously. But we should also be eating in a way that will help us build muscle and lose fat. We should enjoy what we eat. We should look forward to it, not dread it. But, and this might only be a personal thing, I […]
Want Great Results? Gym NOT Necessary
I love training, and I love to head to the gym, lift heavy weights, and get an intense workout in. It’s something that I truly enjoy. If I had the choice between heading outside and working out, or getting in the weight room for a good lift or some sparring, I’m going to choose the latter. […]
How to Get Six Pack Abs
Anyone see this show? Loved the first season, haven’t seen the second one (Spartacus). It’s summer! And I’m guessing there are a lot of people who are dying to get rid of that last bit of winter blubber that’s just clinging on for dear life. Am I right? Well, getting a six-pack and getting absolutely […]
Want to Lose Fat in Less Time?
Here’s how… Cardio shouldn’t take forever Studies since Tabata’s Method in 1996 have shown that short, intense bursts followed by brief rest periods do more for the body in less time than longer, steady-state cardio routines. Although steady-state cardio (longer, slower cardio) definitely still has it’s place, more can be achieved in less time with […]
How to Get in Great Shape on a Busy Schedule
The majority of us have 2 primary struggles: 1. Figuring out how to eat well on a busy schedule. 2. Figuring our how to train the right and most effective way on a busy schedule. The reality is, most of us don’t have a lot of time to prepare meals. We have to eat out […]