How to Have Better Days mindset May 13, 2021

Ever notice if your day gets started off rough, it often sets the tone for the rest of the day.

However, it doesn't have to be this way.

Stop trying to be perfect. Nobody is.

Stop believing that if you don't have time for a gym workout and three...

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How to Overcome Challenges mindset May 07, 2021

I’m going to ask you to do something a little weird right now.

Ready?

I want you to imagine your favorite, most decadent thing to eat.

Maybe it’s a too-thick wedge of double-chocolate cake chased with an ice-cold cup of almond milk.

...

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How Ray Lost 88 Pounds #arangiohero May 03, 2021

When it comes to weight loss, what you do on your average day matters more than what you do on your best day.

If you want to drop unwanted bodyfat, be sure that you’re not continually spending more time thinking about what to do rather than...

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How to Be Present mindset Apr 27, 2021

I received an email from a client who is really struggling with anxiety and depression.

"Joe, I don’t know what I can look forward to."

Man, I could feel the hurt in their words.

I can say with full confidence that uncertainty weighs heavily...

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How to Adapt to New Things mindset Apr 24, 2021

Maybe you remember it.

I sure do.

I remember a few years back when the thought of shopping online was something my parents wouldn't even consider.

They couldn't trust putting their information into websites.

No way.

They even shredded their papers...

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Are You 5 Feet From Gold? mindset Apr 22, 2021

There is one reason why most people haven’t yet reached their goals, and it’s a simple one.

It’s something that I’ve struggled with in the past, and it just may be the one thing that’s holding you back from your big...

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How to Get Living mindset Apr 21, 2021

Get busy living or get busy dying.

In other words you can be proactive about your health or you can be reactive once your doctor discovers a problem.

When it comes to your health, it's better to be proactive.

But whatever you’re going...

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How Sarah Lost 10 Pounds #arangiohero mindset Apr 14, 2021

The sun has yet to rise; however, I'm feeling hopeful in the early-morning darkness.

With a hot cup of coffee to my left, medium roast to be exact, I began to type these words.

That’s been my routine for the better part of the last decade...

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How to Be a Faucet and Not a Drain mindset Apr 13, 2021

If you are anything like me, you may be experiencing a higher level of stress right now.

So I have a suggestion.

Take a brisk 10-minute walk when you need to de-frazzle your nerves.

Here's why.

One of the most undervalued (and often times...

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How to Be Positive accountability nutrition Apr 07, 2021

Today I have a story that, as a coach, baffles me a little.

But first, ever wonder what to eat before a workout?

A good pre-workout meal should meet the following requirements:

  • Easily digestible
  • Enters your bloodstream rapidly
  • Doesn’t cause...
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How Ed Lost 70 Pounds of Bodyfat #arangiohero Apr 06, 2021

We're in a time right now that's going to test a lot of people.

Many over-40 men & women are in panic mode and many are paralyzed with fear and doing nothing to stay healthy and strong.

Not everybody, but many are doing nothing to improve...

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How to Upgrade Your Habits mindset Mar 30, 2021

With so many folks claiming that there is "no time" for exercise, I figured it was appropriate to address the “elephant” hanging out in the back of the room:

Your habits.

Take a moment to answer these two quick questions.

Question #1:...

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What's Your Minimum? accountability mindset Mar 27, 2021

The viral pandemic really hit home in March 2020.

Part of me feels like it’s been a month, and most of me feels like it’s been a decade.

I’m sure I aged a decade since this whole COVID thing really started ramping up here in...

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Who Is Coach Sharon Arangio? #arangiohero accountability mindset Mar 26, 2021

Pause.

I’ve written before about what Buddhists call the sacred pause.

This is also known as praying.

Choose moments throughout the day to stop what you are doing, even if it’s only for 30 seconds.

Breathe deeply and settle down just a...

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How to Take Action mindset Mar 19, 2021

Crazy times, I know.

Folks are sitting around paralyzed with indecision.

That's why today's lesson is extra important.

Lets begin.

im·ple·men·ta·tion

noun: the process of putting a decision or plan into effect;...

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The Truth About Detox Diets nutrition Mar 17, 2021

Have you been lukewarm for too long?

Maybe going through the motions for a while?

Is your heart still in it?

Perhaps  it’s time to change the heat settings.

To bring more enthusiasm to your life.

To surround yourself with like-minded,...

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How to Quit Cold Turkey mindset Mar 12, 2021

You are a sum of your habits.

I'd say that's possibly the most simplistic way to explain both success (or failure).

That's the recurring theme with all of my fitness-and-nutrition coaching clients.

Now, most clients take imperfect action and...

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What's Your Bodyfat? #arangiohero accountability mindset Mar 09, 2021

A quick lesson today if you've ever struggled to lose bodyfat.

There’s rarely a week that goes by that an over-40 man or woman doesn’t tell me how they "can't lose weight" in spite of having all the necessary components in place.

But...

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What's Your Purpose? mindset Mar 08, 2021

As the media continues its around-the-clock coverage of the coronavirus, I wanted to give you continued reassurance to manage some of the anxiety you may feel.

If you wash your hands and do the things I teach daily (smart training, mindful...

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What Are You Feeding Your Thoughts? mindset Mar 03, 2021

Ever wonder why some people are rarely negative, somehow finding a way to remain patient, optimistic, and positive in the midst of even the toughest circumstances?

Or why others are the exact opposite, having a sour outlook on life with a...

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How to Feel Fulfilled mindset Mar 01, 2021

In 2008, Swedish Scientists discovered a "weight-loss loophole."

Yes, the Swedes have discovered the power of an affinity group.

And it's the folks in this type of sportive group who will actually “do the work" for you so that you can lose...

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How to Change Your Perspective accountability mindset Feb 27, 2021

When you chase your dreams, you will fail often.

And failure strengthens you for the future.

In truth, today's challenges help you become the future version of you.

But only if you embrace failure.

Forget the past and be present today.

Life is a...

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How to Go Where You Want mindset Feb 26, 2021

Imagine if you had a dozen full-time jobs.

Each job expects you to be at an office at least 40 hours per week.

You are also required to travel on weekends.

Sounds outrageous to juggle all of that responsibility, right?

Now imagine fitting in your...

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The New Fountain of Youth #arangiohero accountability mindset Feb 25, 2021

When this magazine reached out to me and Sharon, to interview us about how we are helping folks get lean and strong, we felt very honored.

After the interview, there was a photo shoot.

Then a few weeks later the editor told us we were the feature...

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