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Are You Making This Depression-Causing Training Mistake?


Let’s assume you’re sitting on the couch on a Sunday in November. You’re watching the Indianapolis Colts but during commercials you flip over to the Oklahoma Thunder game. On one channel you’ve got the 5’9”, 228 pound Trent Richardson. On the other channel you’ve got the 6’9” Kevin Durant. You, we’ll assume, are a genetically […]

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67 Tips on Happiness, Fulfillment & Life


“The meaning of life is that it is to be lived.”- Bruce Lee 1) Always have a quest. 2) Don’t feel the need to justify your opinion. 3) Cut your expenses in half. Then cut them again. 4) Don’t die without any scars. Like Tyler Durden advised. 5) Remember that everyone wants to feel important. […]

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Monday Morning


The cold, harsh reality of Monday morning. Potential unfilled, promises broken, dreams unlived. The lack of control, the lack of discipline, the lack of structure. Wants, hopes, desires. Self doubt slowly becoming self-loathing. Check email, check status updates, check feeds. Comparisons, envy, jealousy. Stay busy, blend in, play it safe. Swimming in mediocrity. In an […]

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My Morning Ritual


@JasonFerruggia what are some crucial habits a morning routine should contain in order to get your body & mind ready for the day? — Rob Sanders (@Huskergrappler) January 8, 2014   Rob, Great question. I am a huge proponent of having morning rituals and believe it sets the tone for a productive, happy, successful day. […]

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How the “Busy Trap” is Sucking Your Soul & Ruining Your Life


You’re not “too busy.” Get over that lie. We keep ourselves eternally “busy” by checking email and Facebook, obsessively over-measuring and over-analyzing everything, second-guessing, waiting for perfect, asking too many opinions and essentially “working” round the clock while getting very little done. We all fall victim to it. It crippled me for years. While getting […]

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The Marshall Mathers School of Strength Training


Eminem dropped the most anticipated rap album in years yesterday. My early review is that it’s freaking awesome. So in honor of his new record being released here are a few training lessons based on the titles of 37 Eminem songs (in bold italics). A lot of people start training and they’re all gung ho […]

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10 Renegade Rules for Being a Badass


I am not a badass. But I aspire to be, one day. When most people think of the word “badass” they think of Harley Davidson, the old Oakland Raiders, Iron Mike Tyson in his prime, Rambo, Charles Bronson and Bruce Lee. But there’s more to being a badass than just being the type of mofo […]

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