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How to Get Excited About Your Life

I woke up this morning a tad groggy from the vino that flowed so freely the night before, but a smile soon graced my beard-covered face. It wasn't because I woke up in surroundings that necessarily brought me joy or in a life that made me automatically happy, though both of those things are choices and perspectives I have chosen to act upon; nay, I woke up with a smile on my face because I am excited (read this: 6 Steps to Get Out of a Funk). You may think, cool, he woke up excited. Easy … [Read More...]

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6 Steps to Get Out of a Funk

Welcome! As a Gift, Check Out This FREE ProgramAcross the table sits two beautiful ladies, I just downed the best steak of my life, a ribeye from a quaint little restaurant in San Carlos de Bariloche, and all of a sudden I feel queazy. The night before I’d drank my fill of whiskey shots and [...]

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Where Men Win Glory

I had two gauchos on the ride with me, I wasn’t alone embarking on some grand adventure, exploring on the back of a horse or defending my clan’s honor in battle as my forefathers may have many a year before I breathed my first breath. I was simply out for a ride with two fellas, [...]

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How to Build Your Best Body From Start to Finish

At some point all we really need is guidance. We need mentorship, we need for someone to simply point us in the right direction, tell us where to start and then what to do next. We need clarity so we can do what we do best, work. Motivation is something that will come and go, but if you're doing … [Read More...]

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How to Conquer Loneliness

How can a man feel alone when he’s in a city of millions? As our cities grow our meaningful connections lose their meaning and their purpose. We have friends, but they aren’t the same as the companions we once fought with side-by-side defending our cities and towns and tribes from other men who … [Read More...]

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The Truth About Happiness & Who Controls Your Fate

“There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...” ~ John Lennon Where you are right now is exactly where you're meant to be at this point in time. But what of your future? If this moment is the starting point to your future, who really controls where you end up? Forget about … [Read More...]

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How To Structure Your Meals to Burn More Fat and Gain More Muscle

I talked about this last week in an article covering the best diet for you. Over-complication and restriction sell well, but they don’t work, not in the long term at least. To get real, long-lasting results, you need to be following a diet that… a. Is healthy. b. Is tasty. c. Helps you hormonally with your [...]

What’s The Best Diet For You?

Tricks and fads rule the diet and nutrition industry not because they work, but because they prey on our weakest desires to get something for nothing, to earn without merit, and to win without work. If you can market a diet that has some sort of trick to get you to lose fat or build [...]

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Bringing Manliness to… Yoga?

If there’s one area that I need to most work and discipline with regards to my body, it isn’t in dieting, nor training, but stretching. I’m not stretching’s biggest fan, yet I do it because it needs to be done. I understand its importance, but I need routine. I love routine. And so, not all [...]

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How to Build More Muscle When All You Have Is Lighter Weights

The other day I walked into yet another gym that only had light weights. It’s been an issue throughout my travels, gyms that have only lighter dumbbells and if they do have barbells, the bar is 15 kilos and the plates are fine but few in number. And so, I’ve had to adjust my training, [...]

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7 Steps to Freedom

Having spent only a couple weeks in Rome, I was already getting antsy. I couldn’t put my finger on it, this feeling of being trapped when I could walk where I wanted to walk, work from wherever I wanted to work from – in front of the Pantheon and the Colosseum and the Forum included [...]

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How to Maximize Results At A Bad Gym (or no gym)

Most emotions aren’t real. Fear isn’t real, it’s merely a perception of a situation. Sometimes fear can be a good thing, like when it gives us more energy and a heightened awareness so we’re able to better defend ourselves. Other times fear can be crippling, paralyzing any chance we have of living a successful and [...]

5 Ways to Stay Lean While Traveling

To diet while traveling is a slap in the face of the experience, or what the experience should be. Part of enjoying a new culture and way of life is enjoying the cuisine. But how does a guy enjoy the pastas and pastries of Italy, for example, without also adding a dozen extra pounds of fat in the [...]

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Life is Just One Big Pissing Contest

Standing in front of the toilet with far too much water built up in my bladder, I let it fly. The sound is Niagara falls-esque as it wakes up my deaf dog, the neighbors, and any other living being within a 10 block radius. The birds begin to chirp a few hours too early and the rooster crows [...]

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Men Need Freedom, But Not Necessarily the Kind We Want.

This may sound like the most obvious statement that can be made, but men need freedom, and in ways we may not want it. Hopping in the car I’ve rented for 3 weeks here in Italy I’m in control, complete control. If I want to take a left and have no idea where that left [...]