How the Right Team Will Set You Free accountability mindset Jan 27, 2021

I had a conversation with a client and she mentioned the number-one reason she feels she’s achieved such great results.

Did she find the perfect workout program?

Well, her custom-tailored training program is pretty great, but it wasn’t...

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How to Lead By Example #arangiohero mindset Jan 24, 2021

My 70-something-year-old father did stand-up comedy, for the first time, on a stage in New York City.

Not only was it very funny, but there were many teachable moments.

In the audience there were something like 1,200 attendees from Brown...

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How to Be Weird mindset Jan 23, 2021

"I haven't been to a training session since November."

That was the line my client greeted me with as I said "hello" to them recently.

And guess what, it's totally okay.

Everybody knows December can be a tough month, thanks to holidays, snowy...

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How to Show Up for Yourself mindset Jan 22, 2021

The other day, I posed a question asking folks, over 40 years, what their biggest barriers are to hitting their goals.

And a number of people gave a similar answer:

"Me."

"Me, myself and I."

"I am my biggest barrier."

I know that many of you...

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How to Break Through Your Barriers mindset Jan 21, 2021

I meet a lot of men and women, over the age of 40, who are stuck.

They're frustrated with their their lack of discipline and, as a result, poor health.

The sad part is many struggling folks do nothing whatsoever about it.

Sure you may "try" a new...

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How to Live Your Best Life mindset Jan 18, 2021

What if you made this year the healthiest year you have ever had?

Sounds great, right?

I know it's not easy, but it is possible.

Here's how to start.

First, you have to be intentional about what you want to do.

This isn't just writing it down and...

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The Truth About Hard Work Jan 14, 2021

Growing up, hard work was a badge of honor.

“That guy is a hard worker.”

It was the strongest compliment a lot of people could give.

If someone was willing to sweat a little more or go a little longer, well, they were deemed...

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24 Fat-Loss Rules mindset Jan 13, 2021

Feeling lethargic? Maybe overweight and out of shape?

What you need right now is a proven plan to get you back to your happiest, healthiest self again.

That’s the cold, hard truth.

It’s estimated that 54% of people admit to having...

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This Is Cheaper Than a Funeral accountability mindset Jan 12, 2021

I was on the phone with an over-40 guy, "Achilles" (not his real name obviously), who had a pretty big health scare.

He felt chest pains and was rushed to the Emergency Room at his local hospital.

Fortunately, for his wife and kids and many...

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How to Stick to Your Meal Plan nutrition Jan 07, 2021

There are habits that will give you more bang for the buck.

For example, I've said many times that training is the anchor to your day.

The anchor keeps you from drifting.

Similarly, establishing a portion-control habit that will automatically keep...

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How to Be Mindful of Portion Size nutrition Jan 05, 2021

Simplicity always wins.

The whole idea of using a daily habit-based approach to create your Ideal Body (the leanest, strongest, most athletic version of you) is to start small and keep it simple.

Everything I'm suggesting is backed by research in...

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How to Overcome Fear mindset Dec 16, 2020

Ever wonder why some folks fall into the same proverbial potholes every now and again?

Binging on food and drink, oversleeping, and other things that my sixth-grade teacher, Sister Anita Joseph, would classify as “Deadly Sins.”

Hear me...

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How to Lose 36 pounds In 20 Weeks #arangiohero mindset Dec 15, 2020

A very fast, yet important, message for you today.

First, I’d like to congratulate Craig for a job well done.

Craig lost 36 pounds of body fat in 20 short weeks.

He also lost nine inches from his waist.

Heck, he hasn’t been at his...

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How to Complain Less mindset Dec 11, 2020

It’s usually never as bad as you make it.

I’ve delivered over 100,000 transformation programs since 1996.

And, truth be told, not every one of my client-athletes followed my plan.

Some simply never took action or failed to show up and,...

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How to Live With No Regrets mindset Dec 10, 2020

When you’re going through tough stuff, it can seem like you’re alone with no one around who can relate.

This is especially true for high-achieving 40-plus men and women who look like they have everything figured out.

Let me share the...

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7 Steps to Boost Happiness mindset Dec 09, 2020

No one ever complained about feeling too much joy or contentment.

Satisfaction is the benchmark of success in most things.

But here's the rub: You can't achieve long-term goals if you always default to things that provide short-term gratification....

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How to Lose 14 Pounds In 30 Days #arangiohero mindset Dec 08, 2020

Not every guy comes to me looking to drop 50-100 pounds.

Some are much closer to their ideal body. Maybe 5-10 pounds away from excellence.

But they're stuck and need the guidance of a professional.

Just like you hire an expert mechanic to work on...

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How to Cook Tasty Meals nutrition Dec 07, 2020

If you're like most folks I've talked to, you're moving a little slow this week.

Perhaps the Thanksgiving-feast leftovers are weighing you down?

Maybe it's the snow or, depending on where you live, a tornado or tsunami?

Maybe your favorite sports...

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How to Take Care of Yourself stress management Dec 03, 2020

Super proud of our clients, Ray & Alison Benedetto.

I talk about them a lot because they're leading by example.

You can watch their incredible story here.

I'm not sure most of us think of things this way, but today is really just your life.

In...

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What Does 250 Calories Look Like? nutrition Dec 02, 2020

Watch out. Don't fall for it. It's a trap.

The trap of "tomorrow." Tomorrow becomes next week, next week becomes next month, next month becomes next year.

You hear people say this all the time.

"I want to lose this weight but I'll start...

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Who's On Your Team? accountability mindset Dec 01, 2020

The most difficult part is not the goblet squats or the planks.

The toughest part is not whether you do strength training or conditioning.

Do you know the hardest part?

If you can master this area, you’re pretty much guaranteed success.

And...

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How to Become an Arangio Hero #arangiohero Nov 30, 2020

What exactly is an #ArangioHero?

If you’re somewhat new to the Arangio Athletic Fitness Family, you’ve probably come across us using this term in one way or another.

An Arangio Hero is a person committed to the path of health. You are...

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Breakfast Hash Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 29, 2020

You travel to the market with grocery list in hand.

As you walk down the aisle, browsing the orderly rows of fresh fruits and vegetables, meats and fish, and everything else available to you... you pause and stare in amazement.

Hundreds of healthy...

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Don't Boil the Ocean mindset Nov 28, 2020

Are you making this common mistake?

Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of over-40 men and women who want to get healthy and lose weight.

And I’m betting the majority of them made the same mistake at one point.

You know what?

...

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