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FIRED UP Monday Motivation #2 | Record the Good Stuff in Life!

FIRED UP Monday Motivation #2 Record the Good Stuff in Life! The weekend's over! And I know you feel inspired. If not, then I got you.... let's talk about how to come back to feeling good. Too often we remember all of the bad shit when really, we are in search of balance. Balance is natural but for most of us, feels too mundane to matter. But truly, this is how we want to exist! For us to feel like our efforts matter and that our hard work is worth IT, we have to remember to record our...


#17 Get Back UP! | How to make a comeback!

1:35 Trip ups happen among your fitness and physical journey - it's natural. Especially when you travel for work frequently. 4:00 We do things to keep us moving which betrays our reasons to get in shape like smoking, overeating, having too much coffee. 5:42 "You have to go away to come back." Take a breath sometimes, would you??! With my trainees, I make them do bodyweight exercises which make them use their bodies rather than lifting weight constantly. 8:00 Here's how to set up a...


Let's Talk Rap #3 | Eminem "KAMIKAZE" | The Shady Masterclass rap album impressions

Eminem "KAMIKAZE" | The Shady Masterclass rap album impressions Yo guys, remember these are impressions and not reviews. We focus on the feel and vibes of the art as it happens and so it's stream of consciousness. With that preamble out the way. Let's listen to some real music! We have 5 main sections to our rap impressions -Intro, I introduce the artist to you -Topical/trends the artist talks about -General thoughts on the art -Overall meta breakdown of the work and how it fits in...


#16 FItness as We Age | Based on Ninja Warrior, Who are the Fittest Humans????

3:35 Imagery and imagining the moment of victory 5:07 The History of American Ninja Warrior 8:05 Who are the Fittest People on the Planet????? is it these competitors? CLimbing and bouldering HAS TO be involved in the makeup of the most fit people on Earth. Power - explosive moves, some anareobic endurance and mobility, and being able to climb stuff make for the most strong and fit people around. 16:37 Older folks have to stay in shape too because Father Time, that fucker, is undefeated!...


#15 How Working Hard Can KILL Us | Stop with the Stress Already

You're Working Way Too Hard, Aren't You? 7:22 My Trainee Tyson works hard for his family 9:45 The a la carte perks of working in big companies 14:00 Companies are able to put more pressure on employees because of tech and the number 1 stressors... bad food, bad sleep, poor lifestyle.. yuck. 15:00 Tyson and his journey to freedom. the hormones of stress 17:35 "Fat and complacent" 21:26 HOW WORK KILLS US from by KNC of the Economist. FULL ARTICLE 24:00 The process of how oeverworking...


LET'S TALK RAP #2 | Eligh "LAST HOUSE ON THE BLOCK" | E.L.I.G.H. , Remember the Name!

Let's Talk Rap is Back so let's chop it up a bit. Eligh's "Last House on the Block" knocks - here's my impressions. Yo guys, remember these are impressions and not reviews. We focus on the feel and vibes of the art as it happens and so it's stream of consciousness. With that preamble out the way. Let's listen to some real music! We have 4 main sections -Intro, I introduce the artist to you -Topical/trends the artist talks about -General thoughts on the art -Overall meta breakdown of...


#13 AKA: The Best MMA School in the World | Cormier's Fighter Spirit

Let's Talk Fights Here's our first ever Let's Talk Fights as we recap DC's victory, and why AKA is the best MMA Gym on Earth! 1:20 Fighters are Born 3:10 Bisping is relentless 6:05 DC is the definition of a champion 10:35 Fighter BACKSTORIES - we need way way more 11:50 AKA is the greatest MMA School on the planet. Period. 13:10 Hard sparring isn't bad, any quality gym does it


#12 How to Workout HARD with NO MACHINES | OLD SCHOOL is the way to go

Exercise Machines Suck So stop doing them so much. It's part of the gym culture to rotate about these machines which do not mimic real life movements, after your real workig sets. Today I detail how to get a a clean workout without the use of useless machines. 2:45 I meet a gym OG 6:50 Why heavy lifting is to be done sparingly and why to put good stuff in your body 10:24 The best way to attack leg day 14:45 MACHINES ARE NEARLY USELESS 17:05 Compound lifting stories and why heavy SHRUGS...


#11 The President hates Fitness...or what?? | Does Trump actually represent our fitness ideals?

Our president might hate fitness But can you blame a septagenarian who's eaten fast food most of his life for having little regard for a fitness lifestyle? Really. Trump never explains how he came to the conclusion that fitness might be lethal and yet was elected president at 70. In fact, he might make some intresting, though reductionist, points about the nature of nutrition and fitness. Does he actually represent Americans' eating habits? With KFC and McDonalds lying around in photos...


#10 PED's Are Really Just not Horrible | "Cheating" VS. Work Ethic

PED's mean increase Performance....right? Not in the least. Think about it - your prescrition for asthma or ADHD is classified as a performance enhancer in the gym and in sport. What the hell? Let's have a sit-down and speak on this, dicussing the nuances of PED use. I include a story about a lady who took a cocktail of PED's, without receiving the P or the E. 5:00 (Windows 10 ranting) 12:30 My first PED using trainee; why the hush about steroids in the gym - the bodybuilders will...


#9 SIX Rules of Junk Food to Live (or die) By | 5 Hr Energy is the Worst "food" product on the market

So when can we eat junk food, truly, and be guilt-free?? I present my "Junk Food" Rules in 6. Remember, these are occasional, guilt-free times to eat. Make your guilt your begrudging guide. 9:01 Before a workout, high sugar 14:10 After starving all day *which is all bad! 17:53 Post workout as protein powder 21:21 When you have little financial means and your family needs to eat 27:25 Fast food isn't helpful in gaining quality mass due to lack of nutrients... no shit right? 35:43 5 Hr...


FIRED UP #1 | Always ask "What the (fill in the blank) is Next?!"

"What's Next!?" answers the reason you're getting out of bed in morning. Which helps you decide where you put your energy. This is a new series, "Fired Up" where I get you all juiced so you can get after IT. We'll talk fitness motivation and get ready to make moves. 7:45 change up your cardio/workouts This week, join me and change up your workout and space out your effort so you get the most out of your fitness. Use your energy to get the best from...


#8 Get Out of YOUR Way | Great Talent Doesn't have to Fail!

Even Great Talents... Flop Truly talentened athletes have to keep working hard and appreciate the power of an ironclad work ethic. In fact, any talent must be buoyed by a sense of pride and hard work otherwise our talents are wasted and we become defeated. While this is very human, we always have the means to DO BETTER. So answer this: What's Next? Answering this easy question gives us a reason to get up in the morning and attack the day with a sense of pride about our work. And, more...


#7 3 Tips for Badass Women in the Gym | Female Bodybuilding discussion | Girls who Lift Episode

Women in the Gym used to be just Bodybuilders, now they do it all Women who workout hard develop the gym culture, enhance the gym experience and redefine #gymlife. When once, every female who lifted was a competitive bodybuilder or former one, times have conceded to welcome badass women who lift! In fact, women participating in mma & fighting, modern bodybuilding and traditional sports have finally become more a welcome norm instead of some impressive curiosity. Female Bodybuilding died...


#6 The Millennials in the Gym Episode | Orange Theory is Brilliant for Fitness

Millennials workout differently in the gym According to lots of worthy articles, this generation is more likely to pay hundreds per month for elite-level fitness. We talk about my surprise when my hyper-"millennial" trainees require, not weight loss or muscle growth - those fromerly desirable anachronisms of fitness - but Oly technique and kettlebell flows. Times have changed plently with regards to fitness and gym life thanks to this generation's wide latitude of influence. (Opening -...


#5 How to Quit Smoking! (the Easy/Hard way) | Bad diets recap

Stop Smoking Cigarettes the Easy/Challenging Way - (at least know what it takes) One of my trainees told me the best remedy for cigarette addiction is shame. Shame, that powerful troglodidytic emotion related to disgust and self-loathing, is her suggestion for change. And, in part, she is right. Nothing inspires change better than accepting this: "What I'm doing today, sucks - I can do better." Follow these steps to quit smoking cigarettes the easy/challenging way. 1. After learning my...


#4 Super Bowl fall from Grace??? | Why we still (or never will) watch Football ft. Danielle Duffy

Baseless halftime shows, intermittent gameplay which can lack flow for viewers, waning popularity in Pop Warner and less parody self-mutilate American tradition... and the Super Bowl, still with over 70 million viewers isn't for everyone. Danielle and I chop up Super Bowl commercials, Superbowl fanfare and football history. Not everyone I know is gonna watch the Super Bowl, but will probably end up at a couple hi-level Super Bowl parties. I played 10 years of football and Ill admit the...