The Ultimate Guide to Stretching for Flexibility (Plus 15 Videos)

The Ultimate Guide to Stretching for Flexibility (Plus 15 Videos)

I’ve NEVER been flexible. Hamstrings, quads, hips, back, calves, glutes – my muscles and joints are in a constant state of stiffness. I’ve dealt with on-and-off hip and lower back flare ups for 12-18 months, probably related to lifting weights 4-5x a week for the last decade. However, in recent months, I have made a conscious effort to stretch more when …

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5 Terrible Excuses Hurting Your Success

5 Terrible Phrases You Need to Avoid

In today’s society, there is a clear divide between the motivated and those content with an average life path. The average person is almost always weak-minded and takes what he can get. They avoid “rocking the boat” and taking risks. “GOOD ENOUGH” is the goal. Pessimistic due to their life choices; these people will always try to dampen your mood …

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How To Stay Healthy Sitting at a Desk All Day

How to Stay Healthy Sitting at a Desk All Day

It was 3PM. I stood up, slightly agitated that I had sat at my desk for 1.5 hours without moving.back th As I walked down the hallway towards the bathroom, I glanced to my right into the 10 or so offices I passed, noticing that everyone was still in their offices just the same as they were hours ago. Same …

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Reflecting on the Death of My Father

death of my father

It has been exactly 9 months… It was Sunday afternoon, October 26th. It was a moment I had played in my mind over and over… How would I react? Where would I be? Would it be instant or prolonged? It was around 4pm. It was a lazy Sunday – I was on my 3rd hour of watching the NFL Redzone …

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5 Signs You’re In a Toxic Relationship

Most people enter relationships thinking it will last forever. The first few months are the well-known honeymoon phase. Neither person can do no wrong and the newness of the relationship keeps everything exciting. However, as time passes – you could be left with someone whom you are not compatible with. Worse yet – you might sacrifice your values, standards and sense of …

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Three Leg Exercises That Will Break You

The muscles in the legs have long been underdeveloped by many self-proclaimed “gym rats.” I see countless guys in my gym with impressive, developed upper bodies on top of a very average lower bodies. Leg exercises are just not the popular thing to do in the gym. However, development of the calves, hamstrings, glutes, and quads are vital for  having …

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Society, Technology, and the Downfalls of Conformity

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” John F. Kennedy The desire to “fit in”with the masses is the predominant reasoning that governs why people often lose their sense of individuality. What follows is often a risk averse life and in turn little to no variance in one’s day-to-day existence. By following the crowd and never challenging …

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A Simple Exercise for a Monster Chest Workout!

For anyone who regularly hits the gym – having a monster chest is usually a goal. Everyone is familiar with the three more popular variations of the bench press (flat, incline, decline). While these are great exercises to build a bigger chest – I want to focus on a less used exercise that will absolutely help you blast through plateau’s …

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Realize What Matters in Life

My father passed away on Halloween. Its been a grueling, two-week stretch. After a week in the hospital, unconscious and no hope for recovery, we decided to pull the life support. The trivial things in life are put into perspective when you watch a parent take their last breath. It was a surreal experience, and it has further strengthened my …

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How to Deal with Rejection in a Casual Relationship

We all want to be wanted. Especially by women. The fear of rejection is the #1 hindrance for men, and can be blamed for the lack of success for many. Those who do well with women attributed it to the “outcome independence” theory – where we go into each and every interaction with zero expectations. If rejection occurs, it is …

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