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Principles of War: 4 Strategies to Conquer Life

Principles of War: 4 Strategies to Conquer Life

Life lessons litter history. In studying the past, we learn from the experiences of other people; an exercise designed to help us avoid pitfalls and setbacks in our own life. Next to nothing we see in our lifetimes is unique; nothing more than a re-occurrence of something that’s happened over and again in the past. However, our time is limited …

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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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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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Avoiding the Road to Nowhere

The goal is simple. It is to avoid the road to nowhere. “The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.” ― Johann Wolfgang von …

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The Downfalls of Escapism

Escapism: The tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy. Today’s world bombards us with unlimited forms of escapism. As technology continues to advance, so does the ways in which we can “get away” from our lives. Television, movies, video games, e-mails and smart phones are just a few of the ways people …

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25 Badass Workout Quotes

After a long day at work, working out is the last thing you want to do…. Next time you are feeling tired or lazy and do not want to go exercise – read some of my favorite workout quotes below to fire you up!! “Everyone has the ability to accomplish unique feats, everyone. You choose this. Become someone great in one …

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Theodore Roosevelt: Masculine Icon

Welcome to the first installment of “The Alpha Men Series”. Periodically, I will be profiling a man of history; who he was, what he accomplished, and how his story can motivate us today. Men who are the ultimate definition of alpha males. In today’s society, history is basically neglected. Children grow into adults with a complete lack of understanding or …

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Why Uncertainty is a Good Thing

Most people live a fear-based existence, constantly worrying about the uncertainty of the future. Thoughts around death, lack of money and family consume the average person. Everyone is obsessed with positive outcomes. Society is obsessed with uncertainty and the result is anxiety, unhappiness, and a fear of the unknown. The only certainty is that the future is an unscripted journey …

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Top 10 Motivational Videos That You Need

Top 10 Motivational Videos That You Need

Updated: June 6, 2021 =========== It’s Wednesday and you just got home from work. You are utterly exhausted, but you NEED to go to the gym. What’s your move? I’ve been there and the struggle can be immense. For those days I am struggling the most, I fire up my favorite YouTube motivational videos. 90% of information transmitted to the …

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