The Reality of Lower Level Living

Have you ever lived someplace you absolutely hated?  You know like crappy little back room “bachelor” apartment or just above a Chinese restaurant? We’ve all been there. For years one of my

[VIDEO] How to Expose and Conquer Temptation

You’re on the path to success, focused, on task and driven by intention when suddenly, out of the blue you find yourself screwing up big time. It's happened more than once.

5 Steps for Choosing Confidence

To thrive in an often painful and unpredictable world confidence is a necessary element. Confidence typically comes with age and experience...and is gained not given.  However, as you gradually grow

Top 3 Most Important Benefits of Failure

Sure, we’re all about success. There’s little point in trying anything new (other than just for fun) if success were not the desired outcome or at least a possibility. But

Lessons From Iron Man: The Courage To Be You

During an interview I once told Muscle and Fitness Magazine that “being in shape and contest ready was like wearing bullet proof armor on stage… I felt invincible like no

[Video] How to Start and Stick With Anything

Twice a month I contribute to Muscle and Fitness online; my take on how to maximize your attitude, inner language, psychology and perspective for empowering greater levels of success in

Why You Must Push Past Your Pain Barrier

I often call the gym or workout environment "the strength of will proving ground" because we have an opportunity while in that environment to not only test our will but develop