Did you hear about Elon Musk’s recipe for global domination?
Is it revolutionizing transportation both on Earth, through electric cars - and in space, via new-and-improved rockets?
Nope, it's 80-hour workweeks.
Elon Musk said that a person...
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, myself and I."
"I am my biggest barrier."
I know that many of you...
If you're over the age of 40 and feel like you are struggling with your health, it may be time for a change.
Quit the high-intensity "insanity" workouts that are destroying your joints.
Ditch the extremely low carb diets that make you feel...
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...
"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...
I don't know about you, but so many clients tell me they don't sleep very well.
Can you remember the last time you woke up after a full night's sleep feeling so refreshed that you didn't need coffee?
When I ask this, folks will say something...
Fear will paralyze you when it's time for an early-morning training session.
As a result you'll roll over in bed, hit the snooze on your alarm clock, and miss your workout.
In the long term, fear will squash your dreams of being strong,...
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...
Overthinking things may be keeping you overweight, out of shape, and unhappy.
Let me explain with a story.
Recently I gave a 55-year-old guy, married with kids, a simple blueprint for losing five pounds of bodyfat per month.
I'll call him...
Are you frustrated or disappointed with your progress?
If yes, answer this question: "What are you doing differently?"
If your response is silence or a quiet "nothing," consider the root of the problem.
The real issue is that you can't expect...
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...
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...
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.”