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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
Super proud of our clients, Ray & Alison Benedetto.
I talk about them a lot because they're leading by example.
I'm not sure most of us think of things this way, but today is really just your life.
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...
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...
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...
The key to building lasting habits is focusing on creating a new "identity" first.
Let me explain.
Your current behaviors are simply a reflection of your current identity.
What you do now is a mirror image of the type of person you believe that...
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...
Why is it so hard to stick to good habits?
It seems to be remarkably easy to fall into unhealthy routines...
Eating junk food mindlessly. Watching TV instead of doing your workout. Showing up to a job that brings you no joy. Biting your nails....
It's a sunny Saturday morning and I'm at the local playground with my seven-year-old son, George, and his nine-year-old sister, Giavanna.
So far it's been a busy day of bike rides and seeing who can swing the highest on the swing set.
"Dad, see if...
Ever stop to think? And forget to start again? It might be stress.
You see, stress affects all of us at some point.
Health, relationships, and money problems are often the root cause of worries.
You choose the unhealthy habits that could be...
The idea that "change is hard" is an age-old myth about human behavior.
The truth is, you change effortlessly and all the time.
Your brain's job is to adjust your behavior based on your environment.
If you create a better environment for yourself,...
Asparagus is high in vitamin A, folic acid and dietary fiber, which are all thought to play a vital role in fighting cancer.
It also contains high levels of potassium, which may help control blood pressure.
Better yet, asparagus is rich in rutin...