46 Principles for an Optimized Body & Relentless Mind

Take 100% ownership for your life. STOP complaining. Don’t ever do it again. It robs you of your power. “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom”. ~Viktor Frankl. Your mind can be your greatest enemy […] Read More

37 Ways to Implement Discipline in Your Life

  This Article is part of my 30 Days of Muscle Intelligence series… >>> CLICK HERE FOR ALL 30 DAYS! CLICK HERE FOR 30 DAYS OF MUSCLE INTELLIGENCE! Read More

My Secret to Success

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MY SECRET TO SUCCESS The “right” exercises, done halfway correct is going to warrant half results. The idea of wasted time, sets, and reps is for lesser men who lack the focus and determination that it takes to OWN LIFE. A quick story…. You may or may not know that I recently set a goal […] Read More

Morning Discipline Routine for Productivity, Focus, and a Better Body

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The calming chime of my alarm clock is set to ring every morning at 4:30.   As I roll over, the urge to hit the snooze button and go back to sleep feels as strong as the gravitational pull on Jupiter. It was a late night and those extra 8 minutes would feel so good. […] Read More

Muscle Building, Simplified (Part 1)

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Is your goal to challenge a muscle, or to lift a weight?   If muscle building is the goal, think about challenging the muscle, not just completing reps.   Think about it. We attach to a particular number of reps because a textbook somewhere said that 8 reps was better for building muscle.   But […] Read More

Muscle Building, Simplified (Part 2)

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Now that you understand exactly how to select exercises that best fit your body and your goals. (If you don’t, click HERE now) There are TWO more vital steps to get you on your way to building maximum muscle in half the time. 1) The next step is to understand how to APPLY:  “S.S.I.”   […] Read More

How Meditation Builds Muscle

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A young bodybuilder made his way from his one room apartment on Venice Blvd toward the boardwalk on Venice Beach.   He lived so close that he could hear the waves of the pacific ocean from his bedroom window each morning as he woke, and each night as he prepared for sleep.   After a […] Read More

28 Key Things I Learned in 2017

As many of you know, my life has taken a massive shift in the last 12-14 months. I officially retired from professional bodybuilding as of Oct 2016 and at first received a lot of negative feedback. A lot of people feel as though I didn’t complete my mission, I didn’t fulfill my full potential. Here’s […] Read More

I Want to Teach You Something Today

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I want to teach you something today. I want to teach you how to use every workout to not only build your greatest body, but also build your greatest life. If you want to live a happy, fulfilling, and successful life, the most valuable skill you can ever acquire is that of becoming more conscious. […] Read More

Coaching Call (04th Dec ’17): Mastering Internal Focus – Part 1

Coaching Call: 04th Dec ’17 Mastering Internal Focus! – Part 1 (00:00 to 07:55)         Hey, Here we break down part 1 of Monday’s webinar. Since leaving bodybuilding, I’ve had this amazing opportunity to step away from the daily need / necessity to attach to an outcome. For example, I was so […] Read More

Execution Over Everything

Execution – the carrying out of a plan, order, or course of action. What overarching mantras do you like to follow when it comes to diet and training? Is it intensity? Going “Beast Mode” in the gym? Is it being part of ‘team no days off’? What about ‘getting it done no matter what’?   […] Read More

The Brutal Secret to Building Muscle

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Building muscle is a process that requires quality execution, consistency, patience, and constant questioning/refining of methods used. Everyone has been guilty of falling victim to the latest trend that promises ungodly amounts of muscle in the shortest time imaginable – this type of thing plays to our need for instant gratification which, in current times, […] Read More