In the language of the Westside Barbell boys, you should know the difference between a “contest max” and a “circa max”. It’s a metaphor for life that works not just with the competitive lifts, but with all things. Staying at a solid 85% in all things is good. It keeps you within striking distance… [More…]
Everything from the desk you’re at to the computer you’re banging on to you yourself; waves, particles and open space. But if that’s not enough, try to imagine the tune that all those particles and waves are dancing to. Who — or what — in the hell is conducting this symphony? And how!?
Photo by Henry Hustava on Unsplash Turn the other cheek? Let’s make no mistake: weakness is not a virtue. The inability to retaliate against an oppressive force is not a virtue. No matter how we may romanticise and anthropomorphize animals, they cannot be virtuous. A mama bear defending her cub is acting out of instinct, not choice…. [More…]
People are fat and out of shape for a myriad of reasons. But those who are fit, lean and vibrant are so for ONE reason and one reason only: they consistently follow a species-appropriate diet and lifestyle.
A frank discussion on going from heroin addict to owning every aspect of your life. Diet, exercise, lifestyle, entrepreneurship… everything!
In a short 250-ish years, we’ve gone from refreshing the tree of liberty “with the blood of patriots and tyrants”, to wussified complacency…
Tales from the trenches. Whether it’s sugar or opioids, smoking or exercise, everyone is faced at some point with the need to crack an addiction.
Each total life transformation is unique in its own way. Proper navigation of the particulars can make or break the process.
Treating the 80/20 (Pareto) rule as a shortcut rather than a prioritization tool is a mistake. There is no shortcut to mastery.
Every aspect of this kid’s life is in a state of change. So far we’re down 12 lbs, with a significant increase in muscle mass. And an entrepreneur is being born. Check out the progress!