Archives for November 2012

Be Like The Terminator

  “It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, EVER . . .” –Kyle Reese, The Terminator   After re-reading yesterday’s post, I realize that I made Persistence out to be the damn Terminator. I guess that’s not such […]

Brutal Persistence

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” – Calvin Coolidge   Persistence is brutal.   […]

Don’t Wait Until New Year’s!

  Resolve to make a change right now.   Imagine how much farther ahead you will be if you start today. They say it takes 30 days for a new routine to become habit – start now and you’ll already be in the habit by the time everyone else is just coming around to their […]

Your First Step Towards Sustainable Weight Loss

  Why the hell is it so damn hard to lose weight?   It’s not, really. We’ve all tried a new diet and shed some easy pounds. Of course, a couple of months later we’ve regained all that weight and then some.   So the real question is why is it so damn hard to […]

Bulking For The Skinny Guy – How Much Fat Gain Is Too Much?

  In my article, “Eat To Gain Muscle, Part 3 . . . For The Skinny Ectomorph,” I discussed the challenges skinny guys face when it comes to building muscle. But in addressing those challenges I now realize I left out one very important consideration . . . should the true blue ectomorph concern himself […]

The Two Most Powerful Words . . .

  Fuck it.   There’s so much power in those two little words I don’t even know where to begin. I’m not even sure I can do the topic justice.   Fuck it, we’re getting started anyway.   And that’s how it works. I was lost on how to begin this post, but by virtue […]

Three Popular Intermittent Fasting Methods

  In yesterday’s post I introduced the concept of Intermittent Fasting (IF). It’s important to have a clear understanding of the concept so one can intelligently apply the principle. Now that you have a good idea what intermittent fasting is we can discuss a few of the more common IF protocols out there.   But before […]

Introduction to Intermittent Fasting

  Today I’m going to introduce a concept known as intermittent fasting. It’s an idea that has been gaining popularity with the health and fitness crowd, but has yet to catch on with the medical establishment or mainstream media.   Intermittent fasting is a pretty simple idea at its heart. It’s exactly what it sounds […]