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."
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...