How to Hit a Heavy Bag

I always dreamed of becoming a Legendary boxer. Even when I was a kid playing hockey, boxing was never far from my thoughts. Rocky was viewed weekly. Ali and Marciano hung from my wall, always in black and white, always inspiring. One day I finally said, The hell with it, and bought a heavy bag. [...]

A Lesson In Manhood

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As I write this I have Sam Cooke’s A Change is Gonna Come playing on my computer. I’m tired. I’ve had a rough day, but somehow there’s an understanding that all things considered, it was a good day. And life is good as well. This article will probably show up a week or so after I’ve [...]

Why Every Guy Should Get in A fight

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Sugar Ray Robinson: arguably the greatest pound-for-pound fighter ever. It doesn’t matter if you want to be the heavyweight champion of the world or not. Every guy should get in a fight at least once in his adult life. Just hear me out… It could be a controlled match, like a boxing match or mma [...]

Building Mental Toughness in the Gym

Boxer Rocky Marciano Practices on Punching Bag

A classic Rocky Marciano pic It was freezing cold out, and as usual, the heating system in the gym wasn’t working. I covered myself in sweats, a hoodie, a towel around my neck, and even threw on a cap, but I was still shivering my ass off. Needless to say, it wasn’t going to be [...]

Build the Body Women Want: Arms

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Wladimir Klitschko knocking out Calvin Brock. Arms are an important body part to focus on when you’re building a body that women find attractive. I’ve heard that forearms are like cleavage on men, in that women will take a look at a guy’s forearms like a guy takes a look at a woman’s cleavage – [...]

7 Fighters Every Guy Should Know About

Rocky Marciano

I started watching boxing at about the age of 5 when my Dad got me a video of Muhammad Ali. I couldn’t even pronounce his name correctly (I’d say Muhaddamali – one word) but I fell in love with the sport right then and there. There was just something about the purity of the competition [...]

2 techniques that pack on pounds

Build Muscle

photo taken by Erica Chan Hey guys I’ve been writing “half-articles” all day completely unable to complete a full one. I just got back from Quebec City – more on that trip later this week – and New York before that so I guess I’m a bit jet-lagged as my brain doesn’t seem to be [...]

The meaning of life: part II

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“Begin each day as if it were on purpose.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher Testing your own limits and conquering what you fear brings about a huge sense of accomplishment, even if you’re not completely successful in the endeavor. It’s the fact that you faced it and gave it your best shot that makes you swell [...]

LEGS – Fat loss + Weight gain

Here’s a quick video I did the other day. Whether you’re trying to gain weight or lose weight, your legs are may be the most important group of muscles to work.

Train Like a Fighter – Fat Loss Circuit

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Training for a fight was tough and I loved it! It showed me what real training was all about. I think the mentality you have when you’re in the boxing gym or even the weight room has the biggest effect on the success of workouts. It’s one thing to train to get abs, but it’s [...]

Lessons Learned in the Boxing Ring

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The challenges I have faced in life are much like the challenges I have face in the boxing ring. It’s just that in the boxing ring you’re held accountable by your trainer and the people watching the fight, whereas in life you are often forced to hold yourself accountable. Here are some lessons I learned [...]