How to Perform a Heavy Lift

Posted By on May 11, 2019

Proper form is especially important when you are performing lifts with lots weight.  Examples of heavy lifts include deadlifts, bench press, the clean and press, clean, squats, front squats, and split jerks. Start by firmly positioning yourself in the starting position of the lift whether it be lying underneath the bar (bench press), with the bar on the front of your shoulders (front squat and split jerk), with the bar resting on the...

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Be Engaged

Posted By on Apr 10, 2019

Don’t strive to be entertained in life, strive to be engaged. Being engaged and being entertained might sound like similar concepts but they are very different. Being entertained is how very young children experience the world. They are constantly in a state of being pleased or dissatisfied with different stimulus. This produces a roller coaster of emotion filled with elated highs and temper tantrum lows.  Being entertained doesn’t...

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When to push yourself and when to rest?

Posted By on Mar 14, 2019

An important skill in life is knowing when to push yourself and went to rest. So the question is “How do you know when to do which one?” The key is to make sure you are pushing yourself to begin with.   Giving yourself a break can be an excuse to not improve or to just feel comfortable with not doing anything; maybe for fear of failure.  It takes zero effort to say you NEED a break from (fill in the blank).  But that one statement can...

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Your Bed is Your Vessel for Life

Posted By on Oct 17, 2018

There is no place you will spend more time than your bed. That means your bed should be one of the first things you consider when designing your optimal life.   Not only is your bed the place you will spend 1/3 of your life, but, after food and water, it is also the vehicle for the next most important thing for your survival and performance; SLEEP. The quantity and quality of your sleep affects everything you do. From how much...

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Choose Your Words Wisely

Posted By on Oct 4, 2018

The words you say have an effect on YOU.  You not only choose the words you say but you hear them as well.  When you hear what you say it reinforces that thought, whether it is positive or negative.  Try thinking something and then saying it out loud.  You’ll notice the thought becomes more concrete when it is voiced.  Try repeating nice things about yourself. You’ll notice you feel better.  Now try repeating negative things...

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Health Will Bring you Wealth

Posted By on Sep 13, 2018

Having great health will help you amass great wealth by improving you discipline, focus, and energy.   To achieve great physical health you need discipline.  It takes discipline to eat the right amount of food and exercise 5-6 days a week.  This discipline is no different than the discipline needed to amass great wealth.  It takes discipline to save money, create and stick to a budget, pay down debt, and invest for your future. ...

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