How To Get Into Fighting Shape: An MMA Inspired Workout

How To Get Into Fighting Shape: An MMA Inspired Workout It’s Time! What does it take to go 5 rounds in the octagon? Every time I watch a UFC Title Fight or Main Event, I ask myself that same question. What does it take both mentally and physically to “go the distance” as Mike Goldberg Read More …

Adversity Breeds Opportunity (my #WEDOHARDSTUFF September debrief)

Adversity Breeds Opportunity “Adversity breeds opportunity” was the mantra for September.  Another favorite quote of mine is “problems are opportunity.”  That one I learned from Grant Cardone.  It’s from a sales book and while there are obvious business connotations, this is also a major life lesson.  It would, even though it sounds contrary to what Read More …

#ReadingList My 3 Favorite Books

My 3 Favorite Books Jesse Itzler wants to know what my 3 favorite books are!  This is part of the #WeDoHardStuff challenge for July.  This month, in addition to some pretty intense physical challenges, there will be a few academic ones.  Why?  Well, to catch you up real quick, Itzler’s dropping challenges, complete the challenges, Read More …

Pain and suffering is noble

#2017ofEverything The MAY Challenge has begun https://www.facebook.com/groups/jesseitzler/permalink/1874503099490049/ The #2017ofEverything May challenge is not just underway, but almost half way done.  If you follow the link up there, you can join the Facebook Group and participate in the challenges. THE NUTSHELL:  Jesse Itzler of Living With A SEAL fame is posting physical (and mental) challenges each month and Read More …

Walk for 24 hours: What happens to your body?

What happens to your body when you walk for 24 hours straight? Death March vs Life March:  Rich Man’s Gym founder David Bradley talks with Jason Chambers about his experience with a 24 hour death march. Jason walked for 24 hours non stop. He learned many lessons and gained a whole new awareness of self. Read More …

#YouVsYou Lessons Learned

#YouVsYou Lessons Learned What happens when it’s #YouVsYou?  This is one of those workouts that while hard, proves that 99.9% of the time, this whole thing is really just a mental game.  Jesse Itzler’s book, Living With A SEAL, delivers powerful lessons from the life experience of David Goggins.  One of which is when you Read More …

Do Hard Stuff: #2017ofEverything Part Two

  #DoHardStuff Jesse Iztler strikes again!  For my second workout from the #2017ofEverything April Challenge (get caught up here) I got to do hard stuff.  Like 50 squat jacks.  WTF is a squat jack????  As I’m looking at the list of drills, it sounds like it might be a squat/jumping jack hybrid.  Sounds awkward… A Read More …

Hot Mess: A Rich Man’s Gym WOD

Hot Mess:  A Rich Man’s Gym WOD Quick Points: 10 Hill Sprints (50 yards) Battle Ropes and Push Ups (alternating for time 30 seconds work / 30 seconds rest ) 10 rounds Total Time:  30 minutes or less I’m calling this one “hot mess” because that’s what you are going to be when you’re done Read More …

Stair Running Programs for Maximum Fat Loss and Muscularity

Three Stair Running Programs for Maximum Fat Loss and Muscularity Are you a stair runner?  Look, I’ll be the first one to tell you, if you want, you can cancel your gym membership and workout anywhere.  It doesn’t take much to get in the best shape of your life.  If you have a kettlebell, you’re essentially set. Read More …