Act Now To Achieve Your Goals!
Zach Even Esh wants you to act now to achieve your goals! Even Esh is the founder of the Underground Strength Gyms in Manasquan and Edison, NJ. He’s also one of the strength coaches who I’ve followed for years because of his holistic approach to training. As you can see from the video, Zach doesn’t allow himself to be limited by anyone’s idea of the proper way to train and has built a successful business turning young athletes into beasts and ordinary people into gladiators ready for whatever comes. Check out why he says, “Setting goals is great but waiting for a certain date to start is WEAK!” Don’t forget to check out his online coaching program specifically for garage gym athletes.
Sleep More, Gain Muscle, Lose Fat Podcast Interview with Dr. Kirk Parsley
Everything? Everything! Dr. Kirk Parsley is a former Navy SEAL (BUD/s class 164) who spent his time in the Navy improving the operational efficiency of elite Special Warfare operators. He found that sleep deprivation was the number one thing holding back their performance. This is an excellent podcast that I’ve listened to multiple times. You can watch it on YouTube or go here to get the link to the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher.
Patrick “P. Diesel” Raquet is an Animal Pak sponsored strongman competitor who is known for his determination in the face of adversity. He’s defied injury multiple times to come back stronger than before. He challenges you to get in the gym early enough to wake the bugs and revel in the quiet chaos of iron vs flesh. Read more
The 100 Reps Challenge
100 reps a day? Our ancestors were in better general shape than us partially because every task took more effort twenty years ago than it does now. Their NEPA (Non Exercise Related Physical Activity) was higher than ours. No need to start drawing water from your local stream for bathing though. Rannoch of Simple Strength has a simple way to increase our NEPA. Pick an activity and do 100 reps of it. Cardio doesn’t count. Yes, do that everyday ALONG WITH your current exercise program. Read more at simplestrength.com
Reduce Shoulder Pain When Lifting
Getting stronger is great but shoulder pain with heavy lifting sucks. Barngym owner and CrossFit/BeachBody coach Anna Woods of Shestrength.com has some simple ways to reduce your shoulder pain to let you lift more in the gym and enjoy life out of it!