How to Nail the Basics accountability mindset Jan 31, 2023

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 the Right Team Will Set You Free accountability mindset Jan 27, 2023

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 26, 2023

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 Make Big Progress accountability mindset Jan 24, 2023

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 23, 2023

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 Show Up for Yourself mindset Jan 22, 2023

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, 2023

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, 2023

"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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The Truth About Failure mindset Jan 18, 2023

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,...

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How to Live Your Best Life mindset Jan 17, 2023

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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How to Accomplish Your Plan mindset Jan 16, 2023

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...

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The Truth About Hard Work mindset Jan 13, 2023

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 12, 2023

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, 2023

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 Complain Less mindset Dec 19, 2022

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 Overcome Fear mindset Dec 16, 2022

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 Overcome Your Struggle mindset Dec 14, 2022

One of the most common things I've seen in my 25+ years of coaching is what I call the internal struggle.

See, I encounter people all the time who succeed for a while, then they start to fight the very approach that allowed them to be successful.

...
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Who's On Your Team? accountability mindset Dec 13, 2022

The most difficult part of getting healthy is not the goblet squats or the planks.

The toughest part is not whether you do strength training or metabolic conditioning.

Do you know the hardest part?

If you can master this area, you’re pretty...

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How to Live With No Regrets mindset Dec 10, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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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Don't Boil the Ocean mindset Nov 29, 2022

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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Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Recipe mindset nutrition recipes Nov 28, 2022

What do you call a pancake after it does sit-ups? A waffle.

Try this fun pancake recipe as a free meal.

But first, if you've ever skipped a workout or started the day without your meals prepared ahead of time, continue reading.

I’ve got a...

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