How to Lose Weight mindset May 15, 2022

Dropping unwanted pounds is a battle.

At least two-thirds of the U.S. population is struggling with being overweight or obese.

It's especially tough if you've been overfat for a long time.

It's even more challenging when there's a global virus...

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How to Have Better Days mindset May 09, 2022

Ever notice if your day gets started off rough, it often sets the tone for the rest of the day.

However, it doesn't have to be this way.

Stop trying to be perfect. Nobody is.

Stop believing that if you don't have time for a gym workout and three...

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How to Overcome Challenges mindset May 04, 2022

I’m going to ask you to do something a little weird right now.

Ready?

I want you to imagine your favorite, most decadent thing to eat.

Maybe it’s a too-thick wedge of double-chocolate cake chased with an ice-cold cup of almond milk.

...

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Why Prevention Is Better Than Cure mindset May 03, 2022

It may seem like today was just like yesterday.

But it wasn’t. It was completely different.

You see, every day is unique.

Appearances can be deceiving—and almost always are.

There may be times when things seem to be going along...

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How to Be Present mindset Apr 25, 2022

I received an email from a client who is really struggling with anxiety and depression.

"Joe, I don’t know what I can look forward to."

Man, I could feel the hurt in their words.

I can say with full confidence that uncertainty weighs heavily...

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Are You 5 Feet From Gold? mindset Apr 22, 2022

There is one reason why most people haven’t yet reached their goals, and it’s a simple one.

It’s something that I’ve struggled with in the past, and it just may be the one thing that’s holding you back from your big...

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How to Adapt to New Things mindset Apr 22, 2022

Maybe you remember it.

I sure do.

I remember a few years back when the thought of shopping online was something my parents wouldn't even consider.

They couldn't trust putting their information into websites.

No way.

They even shredded their papers...

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How to Get Living mindset Apr 19, 2022

Get busy living or get busy dying.

In other words you can be proactive about your health or you can be reactive once your doctor discovers a problem.

When it comes to your health, it's better to be proactive.

But whatever you’re going...

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How Sarah Lost 10 Pounds #arangiohero mindset Apr 14, 2022

The sun has yet to rise; however, I'm feeling hopeful in the early-morning darkness.

With a hot cup of coffee to my left, medium roast to be exact, I began to type these words.

That’s been my routine for the better part of the last decade...

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How to Be a Faucet and Not a Drain mindset Apr 11, 2022

When stress levels are high, you must find productive ways to decompress.

So I have a suggestion.

Take a brisk 10-minute walk when you need to de-frazzle your nerves.

Here's why.

One of the most undervalued (and often times disregarded) advantages...

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How to Upgrade Your Habits mindset Mar 30, 2022

With so many folks claiming that there is "no time" for exercise, I figured it was appropriate to address the “elephant” hanging out in the back of the room:

Your habits.

Take a moment to answer these two quick questions.

Question #1:...

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What's Your Minimum? accountability mindset Mar 25, 2022

Nothing about getting lean and strong needs to be complex.

Especially since it doesn’t have to be.

Not in its most basic form.

In fact, by the time most folks get to 40 years of age… you've probably dabbled in more complicated...

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Who Is Coach Sharon Arangio? #arangiohero accountability mindset Mar 21, 2022

Pause.

I’ve written before about what Buddhists call the sacred pause.

This is also known as praying.

Choose moments throughout the day to stop what you are doing, even if it’s only for 30 seconds.

Breathe deeply and settle down just a...

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How to Take Action mindset Mar 19, 2022

Crazy times, I know.

Folks are sitting around paralyzed with indecision.

That's why today's lesson is extra important.

Lets begin.

im·ple·men·ta·tion

noun: the process of putting a decision or plan into effect;...

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How to Quit Cold Turkey mindset Mar 11, 2022

You are a sum of your habits.

I'd say that's possibly the most simplistic way to explain both success (or failure).

That's the recurring theme with all of my fitness-and-nutrition coaching clients.

Now, most clients take imperfect action and...

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What's Your Bodyfat? #arangiohero accountability mindset Mar 09, 2022

A quick lesson today if you've ever struggled to lose bodyfat.

There’s rarely a week that goes by that an over-40 man or woman doesn’t tell me how they "can't lose weight" in spite of having all the necessary components in place.

But...

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What's Your Purpose? mindset Mar 08, 2022

As the media continues its around-the-clock coverage of the coronavirus, I wanted to give you continued reassurance to manage some of the anxiety you may feel.

If you wash your hands and do the things I teach daily (smart training, mindful...

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What Are You Feeding Your Thoughts? mindset Mar 02, 2022

Ever wonder why some people are rarely negative, somehow finding a way to remain patient, optimistic, and positive in the midst of even the toughest circumstances?

Or why others are the exact opposite, having a sour outlook on life with a...

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How to Feel Fulfilled mindset Mar 01, 2022

In 2008, Swedish Scientists discovered a "weight-loss loophole."

Yes, the Swedes have discovered the power of an affinity group.

And it's the folks in this type of sportive group who will actually “do the work" for you so that you can lose...

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How to Change Your Perspective accountability mindset Feb 27, 2022

When you chase your dreams, you will fail often.

And failure strengthens you for the future.

In truth, today's challenges help you become the future version of you.

But only if you embrace failure.

Forget the past and be present today.

Life is a...

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How to Go Where You Want mindset Feb 26, 2022

Imagine if you had a dozen full-time jobs.

Each job expects you to be at an office at least 40 hours per week.

You are also required to travel on weekends.

Sounds outrageous to juggle all of that responsibility, right?

Now imagine fitting in your...

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The New Fountain of Youth #arangiohero accountability mindset Feb 25, 2022

When this magazine reached out to me and Sharon, to interview us about how we are helping folks get lean and strong, we felt very honored.

After the interview, there was a photo shoot.

Then a few weeks later the editor told us we were the feature...

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How Justin Lost 40 Pounds #arangiohero accountability mindset Feb 23, 2022

Justin knows what it means to take imperfect action.

He dropped 40 pounds of fat in 13 weeks in our Premium Fitness-and-Nutrition Coaching Program.

No pills or magical potions, just small changes each week.

In fact, he transformed by "acting...

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How to Break Free accountability mindset Feb 22, 2022

A young boy was at the circus and he saw this massive elephant tied to a stake by a thin rope.

Really, it was more like a shoelace because that's how thin it was.

He asked his dad how such a flimsy little rope could possibly hold this powerful...

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