Why You Should Stop Making Friends accountability mindset Feb 08, 2021

Some days you get the bear. Some days the bear gets you.

And while many challenges seem nearly impossible to overcome, especially in the midst of the struggle, there are always lessons to be learned.

Lessons like "don't poke the bear."

Oftentimes...

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How to Get Healthy from Anywhere accountability mindset Feb 07, 2021

Is this year the year you turn things around and finally get healthy?

Maybe you are looking to lose weight (aka bodyfat) from your waistline.

Or perhaps you want to feel happier and less depressed.

If you are looking to rebuild your body, the time...

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How to Make Healthy Meals In Less Time Feb 05, 2021

You've probably heard that bodyfat is burned in the kitchen.

This is true; however, many over-40 men and women are so busy that they do "not have time" to cook.

In this article I wrote, Quick and Healthy Cooking Hacks, Josh Hingst, former...

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How to Stick with What Works accountability mindset Feb 04, 2021

The medical field (as we know it) wasn’t always the strict scientific, research-backed community that it is today.

Because up until the late 1700s, it was based mostly on myth, folklore, and knowledge from people such as chiefs, priests, and...

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How to Commit accountability mindset Feb 03, 2021

You're at a pivotal moment.

Maybe you're frustrated with the progress you've made with your goals.

Perhaps you haven't even started yet.

Truth is, what you do right now determines your future success.

Do you reboot your brain and move forward?

Or...

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How Alison Got Better #arangiohero Feb 02, 2021

Do you work with women over 40 years, Coach Joe?

Short answer is yes.

Dr. Alison Benedetto is in the best shape she's ever been in her entire life.

She's lean and strong. Sculpted shoulders. "Toned" arms (without one "arm curl").

How Alison Got...

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How to Nail the Basics accountability mindset Feb 01, 2021

Did you know that African elephants have the longest gestation period in the entire animal kingdom?

It’s true.

It takes a whopping 645 days for a mother elephant to produce a baby elephant.

Compare that to an animal like the opossum, which...

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How to Make Big Progress accountability mindset Jan 31, 2021

A blacksmith creates beautiful objects from wrought iron or steel.

He uses extreme heat to and brute force to forge the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut.

It takes work and it's tough but worth it. 

Similarly, you grow most when the...

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How to Get More Done accountability mindset Jan 29, 2021

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...

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How to Lose 40 Pounds #arangiohero accountability Jan 28, 2021

DISCLAIMER: Real before-and-after pics.

(No photoshopping here.)

Brittany Azzolina renovated her body, her health, and her life.

The pictures are only eight months apart.

Brittany is an awesome example of what is possible.

As a Premium...

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How the Right Team Will Set You Free accountability mindset Jan 27, 2021

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, 2021

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 Be Weird mindset Jan 23, 2021

"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 Show Up for Yourself mindset Jan 22, 2021

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, 2021

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 Live Your Best Life mindset Jan 18, 2021

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 Jan 14, 2021

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, 2021

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 12, 2021

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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How to Stick to Your Meal Plan nutrition Jan 07, 2021

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...

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How to Be Mindful of Portion Size nutrition Jan 05, 2021

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...

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How to Overcome Fear mindset Dec 16, 2020

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, 2020

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, 2020

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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