Tag: motivation

Sisyphus

Sometimes I feel like sisyphus in life. I work up to where I think I’ve achieved something and life, the universe, etc says “not today”. The rock rolls down the mountain; the task begins again. Yet if someone quits (myself included) what is left to do then? Motivation comes and goes. Its the fanatic passion

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Nothing Can Withstand Relentless Aggression

Nothing in life can stand the total and all encompassing assault of relentless aggression. The sort of aggression whereupon even if one is hanging on to life by a mere thread they stand up time and time again. As long as you have at least one more breath left you can attack something with aggression.

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Hypertrophy Specific Training

The principles of HST or hypertrophy specific training are fairly simple. First of all I do not recommend this routine if you are not an intermediate or advanced lifter. For most people this means having a 135 lbs overhead press, 405 lbs deadlift, 315 lbs squat and 225 lbs bench press for 1 rep. Directions

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Thinking of Giving Up or Quitting?

Sometimes we all get caught up in life in not seeing the bigger picture. Sometimes we see the bigger picture but get lost in the details. So let’s say you have to go through something really rough and difficult. It can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Especially if

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Ebook Released: Building The Beast

New book released in PDF, EPUB and MOBI formats. Topics include bodybuilding, building strength, fat loss, bulking, supplements and example routines. All in a short and concise no nonsense manner. Buy now!

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Mastering Chin Ups

This can also apply to pull ups. I can do 22 dead hang chin ups and 5 one armed chin ups. So I know them well. 1. I cannot do 1 chin up/1 pull up First thing you do are these two movements: The Australian Pull-up. The “Negative” Chin Up. Where you put a box

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Fear of Death

Death is the biggest fear alot of people have and coming to terms with their own mortality. Some people have to face it earlier than others. Some people die so unexpectedly they don’t get time to. Life is like summer vacation. It seems so long like there is so much ahead and that it’ll never

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Home Workout With No Squat Rack, Bench or Equipment

I’m going to assume for whatever reason you have no gym access, no squat rack and no bench but you may have some adjustable dumbbells and a barbell with plates. You can still get fit and strong without it. However, if you want to get into powerlifting I recommend investing into both of these things

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Exercise Substitutes

1. Squat Some people do not want to squat or they cannot squat. If you aren’t planning to become a powerlifter, just don’t want to squat or simply can’t squat due to medical or mobility issues then you can substitute it for another movement. Instead of the squat I want you to focus on three

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What I Think Is The Healthiest Diet

The modern diet we have today has only been around for about 10,000 years. And if you look at the typical Western or American diet it’s full of processed foods, high fructose corn syrup and refined sugar and salt. And it’s become to the point where being obese or overweight is the norm. I’ve spent

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