What’s Your E..

This post doesn't necessarily focus on athletic or strength pursuits. I'm going to rant for a minute about excuses and the lesson can be applied to any and all aspects of our lives. I hate excuses. I can't stand it when people use life's little hurdles as reasons to not hold...

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Your Hero Is Watchi..

When I first got serious about lifting and trying to be successful as a physique athlete, one of my biggest influences was Gregg Avedon. If you're not familiar with Gregg, he has graced more Men's Health covers than anyone in history. And this was back when they actually put...

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Fatigue Masks Fitne..

I first heard this statement from the great strength coach Christian Thibadeau. It took me a while to truly grasp the concept, but now I regard this statement as one of the most valuable lessons any strength athlete can learn. So thanks CT for passing this nugget...

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Recovery..

I've gotten lots of questions regarding recovery lately, so I want to go into detail today covering the topic. Why No matter who you are or what you do, an athlete's body will accumulate muscular fatigue, knots, and adhesions to go along with lactic acid buildup, adrenal...

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Sum of 5..

You are the sum of the 5 people with whom you spend the most time. Think about that for a bit... Who is influencing and shaping YOU? I hope you're hanging out with positive. like-minded people who truly want good things for you! Here's my 5: 1) My girlfriend 2)...

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Comfort VS. Motivat..

I have noticed a trend lately...the more comfortable a person is, the less motivated the are. I believe this is an extremely important psychological factor to keep in mind when setting goals, and pursuing success. The person who works the hardest, is often the person wants it...

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10 Mistakes That Ke..

1. They eat cereal every morning for breakfast. Breakfast cereals are one of the worst foods you can eat. They are highly refined grains with no nutritive value and tons of empty carbohydrates and sugar. Milk isn't much better either. Starting your day with hundreds of empty...

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