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...
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...
What I'm about to say may seem weird, but hear me out.
Success shouldn’t be easy.
If it were easy, it would be average.
Success is a product of hard work, focus, perseverance, service and much more.
All of this is compounded over time.
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...
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...
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...
Today I want to talk about the importance of eating a serving of protein with each of your meals.
Protein is the most satiating and appetite-suppressing macronutrient.
Before I continue, some quick definitions.
Macronutrients are the nutrients you...
A day is always a blank slate.
It's merely a measurement of time.
Whether you make it a happy day, or a not-so-happy one, is up to you.
What most people don’t know is that every year, when the weather starts to turn cooler in the Northern...
As I sit here and look forward to the year ahead, I wanted to share some thoughts on how you can make the upcoming year everything you could hope for.
See, I believe that you’re the architect of your past, present, and future and that you...
I spoke to a client who is struggling with his health and, as a result, having problems at work.
His job requires long hours of sitting and very high stress.
When he does leave the office, he's entertaining potential customers and...
Oftentimes when I walk into Gia's room and George's room, I see nothing but disarray.
Clothes, toys, and random stuff everywhere.
I want to say it was like a tornado had hit it, but I’ve seen storms on TV and they look much neater than their...
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,...
The holidays are in full swing and so your final week of training.
This phase is focused on recovery.
It's called "Active Rest" and you'll do this for the next seven days.
Always maintain excellent technique for the recommended repetitions or...
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.”
The most difficult part of getting healthy is not the goblet squats or the planks.
The toughest part is not whether you do strength training or metabolic conditioning.
Do you know the hardest part?
If you can master this area, you’re pretty...
Do you love Arangio?
Do you find yourself constantly telling all your friends about how we are helping men and women, over 40 years, get leaner, stronger, and happier?
Have you ever wanted to work with us by sharing in the mission of Arangio that...
When you do this week's training sessions you have one job.
To beat your previous best numbers.
For example, do another rep on the metabolic conditioning or add some weight to a resistance-training exercise.
That's how you make progress and get a...
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...
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....
Not every guy, over the age of 40, 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...
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...
Lot's of "holiday" parties equals boozy temptations.
In truth, even though I no longer drink, it's a challenge for me to avoid alcohol during this time of year.
Sometimes it feels weird to be at a party drinking water when everyone else is, to...
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.
It has been a few years since my abdominal surgery.
Man, I'm happy that's over.
Specifically I had laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. It's a robotic procedure with less cutting and, as a result, less downtime.
The picture at the top of the page...