On Change, Commitment and Sacrifice

Note: this post is by request. No, I’m not starting this blog back up again. But the request was sincere and unexpected . . . I figured what the hell.   So let me ask you . . . how bad do you want it? You know what I’m talking about. Sure, it might vary […]

How to Quit Being a Loser (and Become a Winner) in Just 2 Simple Steps

There are two kinds of people in this world: Winners and Losers. Am I being too harsh? Then how ‘bout “go-getters” and “no-getters”. Or maybe “players” and “played”. “Trumps” or “chumps.” Whatever you want to call ‘em, we’re talking about those who succeed and those who don’t. Achievers vs. Dreamers So which are you? Be […]

5 Hard Lessons Learned in 5 Years Under the Bar

I was a relative late-comer to the iron game – I didn’t start lifting until I was 33. Still, I’ve managed to learn a thing or two in the 5 years I’ve been weightlifting. Now I may be a bit of a slow study, but I can still save you some of the pain and […]

Steak and Eggs Success Stories: Banjo Finally Nails It . . . Now I Want YOUR Story

It really wasn’t that long ago that I chronicled my story using the steak and eggs diet for fat loss. While I had my ups and downs (a lot of downs, actually) I still managed to shed a ton of bloat and went from a 35” waist to 31 ¾” in just 8 weeks. And […]

The Hidden Truth About How Blogging Can Change Your Life

(The picture that changed my life. From Chad Howse’s “10 Awesome Things.”) So this is my 100th post. I almost missed it. I was part way through a different article before I realized that it would be my 100th.  I don’t typically place much importance on numbers, but I figured I’d set it aside and […]

Harnessing Pavlov’s Theory to go from Worrywart to a Fucking Superhero

Believe it or not, I’m actually going to show you a way to unleash a superpower. No need for gamma rays. No high-tech suit of armor required. This power is already in you, even if you don’t have mutant DNA. But first, we need to define what this superpower actually is. Or maybe we should […]

Wipe Your Ass With Mediocrity

All credit for the headline (and lovely mental image) goes to Ryan Hanley. I stole it from a line in his inspiring guest post over at Skool of Life (see below for a link to the actual post). Thanks buddy! Mediocrity. The very word makes me sick. Makes me want to slit my wrists, really. […]

8 Kickass Secrets Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don’t

Entrepreneurs are the embodiment of success. When we imagine success in its purest form, they’re most often the ones we think of. They live by their own rules. They make the world as they want to see it. And in turn, shape it for the rest of us. But what is it about entrepreneurs that […]