New Year, New You? Why Your Resolutions are BS and WILL FAIL.

So ya got ya some "Resolutions" Resolutions Defined: a firm decision to do or not to do something. Things like: Eat better Exercise more Read more Listen more Be a better (insert: father, husband, wife, friend) Sleep more Sleep less Be more present But lets face it, it's all bullsh@t and you know it. I don't want to be the buzzkill in the room but your resolutions are gonna fail. Don't get mad at me, get mad at all the failed resolutions made each year. Why Do We Fail Ourselves? It's really pretty simple. Does the calendar turning to Jan 1 fundamentally change who you are? It Doesn't. And that's why you fail. "it's … [Read more...]

One is Greater than Zero

As I've said before, I think, we have developed into an excuse based culture. Instead of finding a way, we've learned to look for a way out. In that vain.. We're one month into the new year. Hows that Exercise and Eat better resolution working for ya? If you're like a lot of people, it's not. You probably started strong but fell into the perfection trap. <---I made that term up, I think. Personally, I think the "perfection trap" is an excuse veiled as an actual reason. Kinda like the false sacrifice.. Here's how this works: "I'm going to work out for 60 minutes 5 times a week." And while motivation is high and you're prioritizing exercise, it works … [Read more...]

On Gym Etiquette and not Being “That Guy”.

You're Gonna Do It This Year. You're going to stop spending 25% of your day ingesting worthless, no low value infotainment at he the price of your health and wellbeing. [Tweet "It's ok, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney won't even know you're gone and they can keep up with themselves."] Hell, you made a New Years Resolution. Like that means anything.  But sarcasm aside, this is what you're dealing with: It gets rough. Mostly cause it's like 10lbs of sh@t in a 5lbs bag, but partly cause there are lots of total A-holes out there. Here's your, New to the Whole Fitness Thing, survival guide. Lets start things off with the basics: Don't curl in the squat rack. This … [Read more...]

How Not to Be a Fat Ass in 2013

"I'll Eat better after the New Year" "My new years resolution is to eat better" "I really need to lose some weight next year" "I'll start my diet after the new year" Year after year after year the same people tell themselves the same lie story, always with the same ending.... and it's not this: or this: It's more like this: Oh hey, I couldn't find Tomorrow on my calendar, when is that exactly? But when you do decide to get your sh@t together and clean up your diet he's some quick and easy guidelines to follow.   Step One: Stop Making Excuses: Take ACTION...make things happen. Things don't change by thinking about them, they … [Read more...]

New Year, New (Jacked Up) You!

New Years resolutions gotta love em. They say number one is to lose weight and number two is to exercise more....they kinda go together but I digress... Lot's of new people in the gym today, the regulars are pissed and the newbies seem to be either A. Frustrated (they have no clue whats going on) or.... B. Here way too long doing waaaaaayyyy too much...somebody is going to be really sore tomorrow. and there was a guy doing "CrossFit" or so he said. It looked more like a 10 minute long spasm with a dumbbell in his hand. PEOPLE, WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYY? It's great people want to get in shape but seriously, do you really think it's good to go from zero … [Read more...]