How the Right Team Will Set You Free accountability mindset Jan 27, 2022

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, 2022

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 Show Up for Yourself mindset Jan 22, 2022

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, 2022

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 Be Weird mindset Jan 20, 2022

"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 Live Your Best Life mindset Jan 17, 2022

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 mindset Jan 14, 2022

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, 2022

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 10, 2022

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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The Truth About Failure mindset Dec 16, 2021

Fear will paralyze to roll over in bed and hit the snooze on your alarm clock when it's time for an early-morning training session.

As a result, fear will squash your dreams of being strong, lean, and happy.

Sure everyone gets scared.

Everyone...

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How to Overcome Fear mindset Dec 16, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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...

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5 Lessons From Abdominal Surgery mindset Dec 02, 2021

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...

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Who's On Your Team? accountability mindset Dec 01, 2021

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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Don't Boil the Ocean mindset Nov 28, 2021

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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How to Change Your Behavior mindset Nov 23, 2021

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...

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How to Avoid This Common Mistake mindset Nov 20, 2021

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....

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How to Handle Tough Times mindset Nov 16, 2021

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,...

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How to Win "The Long Game" mindset Nov 13, 2021

One of the most powerful things you can do, to dramatically lose weight and slow aging, is to play "The Long Game."

It's the way I teach my personal training clients to approach everything in life and it goes something like this...

Consistently...

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How to Feel Better Right Now mindset Nov 12, 2021

Most often, the fastest way to move forward is by subtracting something.

Sounds odd, right? It goes against the popular theme of more, more, and even more.

Boozing too much. Eating way too much. Feeling sad and guilty and tired for days afterward,...

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