Real talk

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Lifestyle, Motivation

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If you’re ever scrolling through Instagram and you see a fitness model hashtag #RealTalk… Immediately un-follow that person. Unless you wanna read a 7,000-word diatribe about how they don’t always have visible abs. The comments are always about how brave they are. I’m guessing veterans who lost limbs in battle might disagree. We’ve really lowered […]

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Do You Have to Train Heavy?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Motivation

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Frank K. is a 48-year-old guy who messaged me about Thursday’s email. He told me that he had some nagging injuries from his years playing football. Because of that, he couldn’t lift heavy if he wanted to. I told him I didn’t want him to. When I say you have to get stronger people often […]

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Are You Up For This Shit?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Lifestyle

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Twenty plus years ago I had one of the original hardcore, underground, warehouse-style training facilities. Renegade Gym. The music was loud and angry. The attitude was pure ruthless aggression. The floor, covered with chalk. The walls with blood. The closet doors had holes in them. Some from a headbutt before a new PR attempt. Others […]

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You’re Lost?

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Recovery

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Friday night Jen and I finally finished watching the TV show, Lost. Man, did that ending suck. I’d heard about it for years from everyone. They were even still joking about it on the Oscars a couple months back. I said to Jen, “we put in all that time for that?!” I was so disappointed. […]

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Leaner, Stronger, Healthier with Chris Bell

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Lifestyle, Podcast

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Wanna learn how to manage pain and addiction without resorting to dangerous pills that wreck your health? I discuss those topics and more with Chris Bell on the new #RenegadeRadioPodcast. Chris is an accomplished filmmaker and the director of the outstanding documentaries including Bigger, Stronger, Faster, Prescription Thugs and Trophy Kids.  In this episode, we discuss […]

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Never Do This for Shoulders

Written by Jason Ferruggia Topics: Fitness, Recovery

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As a young meathead, I did a lot of stupid stuff in the gym. I mean really f’n stupid. But I was in my twenties and thought I was invincible. Not to mention charming and handsome with the bloat of youth filling my puffy face. Oh, where have ye gone? Father time, you’re a cruel […]

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