Your mental state affects your physical health.
If you are losing sleep or constantly worried, the stress lowers your ability to protect your body as the immune system is taxed.
According to the CDC, roughly two out of three U.S. adults are...
Are you caught up chasing a million different diets and workouts?
Following dozens of different fitness “gurus” on social media?
Here's a way to reduce the overwhelm that has worked for me time and time again:
Know your target bodyfat...
You should feel pretty good after completing the previous workouts in this current training cycle.
This week is a good time to start increasing your weights, if you haven't done so already.
Just remember to use perfect technique. Be flawless with...
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...
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...
Maybe it's been a while since you had the energy and strength to get through the day.
You look in the mirror and feel frustrated.
You feel "old."
Blood work from a recent doctor's visit confirms that you need to lose weight so you lower your risk...
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...
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...
Have you heard about the new squirrel diet? It’s just nuts.
But seriously, welcome to a brand-new cycle of training.
The ability to move your body is a gift.
A gift we often neglect.
There is a common saying, "If you don't move it, you lose...
Humans are living longer, but not necessarily better.
Advancements in medicine, public health, and technology have led to better sanitation, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, and access to healthcare.
Over the past hundred years, these...
A young boy was at the circus and he saw this massive elephant tied to a stake by a thin rope.
Really, it was more like a shoelace because that's how thin it was.
He asked his dad how such a flimsy little rope could possibly hold this powerful...
Justin knows what it means to take imperfect action.
He dropped 40 pounds of fat in 13 weeks in our Premium Fitness-and-Nutrition Coaching Program.
No pills or magical potions, just small changes each week.
In fact, he transformed by "acting...
During stressful times, it’s easy to complain.
Your words have the ability to poison or give life.
Now, there is a time and a place for “venting” but you must be sure you’re doing everything in your power to speak...
Received an email asking for coaching advice.
Basically this person wanted to know how to set up a conditioning workout.
If you've been reading my teachings for a while, you know I am eternally sharing free training, nutrition, recovery, mindset,...
For the past 25-plus years, I've been teaching my clients a super-simple algorithm to help make decisions faster.
In particular, use it whenever you need to decide whether to perform a task or pursue an opportunity.
Ask yourself this:
Excited to bring you the last week of the cycle.
Typically you will see an increase in strength and conditioning.
If you want to build a balanced body, you need to balance your push and pull movements.
Horizontal push movements, like the chest...
Building a body that is strong and lean often starts with the first domino.
People ask me all the time...
"Where do I start?"
"How do I shift from feeling old and out-of-shape to feeling young and strong?"
"What are the steps to get me there?"
Friends of ours have an eleven-year-old daughter, Melania, who is a cancer survivor.
This sweet kid is friends with our daughter, Giavanna, who is the same age, so this really hit home.
It was a terrible struggle at the time.
Today you have a clean slate filled with endless possibilities.
How will you harness your potential to create the very best you?
Your self-image will fulfill any label that you put on yourself.
If the world feels like a dark place, bring your own...
Throughout the course of your life, you've likely accomplished many great things.
You know, things you did at a really high level.
The same fundamentals that helped you win in the past will get you where you want to go today.
That's because the...
We're at the midway point in this training cycle.
My hope is that you are focused and ready to have a great week.
When I talk with 40+ men and women who are struggling, it's often based on misplaced expectations.
They look at what others are doing...
Coach Joe here.
After reviewing many applications and learning about the things over-40 men and women are struggling with (feeling old, having too much bodyfat, feeling depressed), I knew I needed to share my story with you.
I struggled too.
The professor stood in front of the class with an empty jar.
Around the jar, he had some big rocks, some smaller pebbles, and a pile of sand.
The jar represented his life, and the big rocks, pebbles, and sand represented all the things he needed...
Ever have an "aha" moment?
This refers to the somewhat common human experience of suddenly understanding a previously incomprehensible problem or concept.
This glistening, pristine moment of insight is also called the eureka effect.