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September 15, 2021

Top 3 Do-Or-Die Daily Exercises (not what you think)

Have you heard me discuss the “High Cost Of Zero?” This is a term I coined to describe the destruction caused by a total lack of certain stimuli. There are certain movements that, if completely ignored (zero), will deteriorate the human body all over (high cost).  BUT, doing just a few minutes a day is a […]
July 20, 2021

The Truth About Fasting

I’m on my 7th day without food, here are some thoughts: Fasting offers benefits. Those benefits are both physical and mental. “I fast for greater physical and mental efficiency.” -Plato Fasting is the first principle of medicine; fast and see the strength of the spirit reveal itself.” —Rumi Fasting is the greatest remedy, the physician within.  […]
June 16, 2021

The Truth About Fitness (and the Ultimate Athletic Attribute)

What does fitness actually mean? Why do people make fitness so damn complicated? What’s the best way to get fit? Fit for what exactly? I sat down with Ambition Athletics Head Coach Anders Rubini to discuss fitness from a big-picture perspective. We talked about fitness myths, what attributes we consider most valuable for fitness, and how […]
March 1, 2021

The Surprising Way your Vestibular System Rules your Strength and Movement

No one truly understands the full connection between your brain and body.We discover new aspects and connections within the human body every day.This is especially true with neuroscience, where it is constantly disproving itself, and the point where some information from only a few years ago we now know as completely false!One thing we DO know, in both practice and theory: Your […]
December 15, 2020

Physical Freedom Daily Training Checklist

You want to feel free in your body every day for the rest of your life so you can do anything your heart desires. In the past 13 years, I’ve seen many people become prisoners in their own bodies simply due to a lack of stimulus. There are certain qualities that need to be preserved over […]
October 8, 2020

3 Keys In Year 33

Why 3? Today I turn 33, and 33 lessons are just too many. You’ll read it, nod your head a few times, and then go back to story-time roulette.  So you get 3. The format of thinking in 3’s is also very useful for organizing your thoughts. You’ll see how I show you 3 concepts broken […]
June 27, 2020

Muscle Building Principles (Part 1)

Your body would rather NOT build muscle. In fact, your body wants to save energy at all costs to help you survive easier. So in order to convince your body to spend precious calories building muscle, you need… Stimulus Recovery If you nail these, you’ll build lots of muscle. A powerful physique will come to you […]
August 4, 2019

Juggling For Max Health and Performance?

Hand-eye coordination is weirdly backwards term. If you ask me, it should be eye-hand coordination—this makes a lot more sense. You have to see it before you can touch it/catch it. One of the best ways to improve your eye-hand coordination is juggling. Anyone can learn to juggle, and the benefits are numerous. People have been juggling since at […]
December 13, 2018
Cooking at home vs outsourced

Your Life – Outsourced?

We have HUGE POWER thanks to modern technology. We can outsource a lot of necessary tasks to your advantage. Score! However, no one talks about the unintended COSTS of outsourcing, and it steals our life. Let’s look at an example Delivery vs. Cooking at home In both examples, you can easily identify the costs and benefits. Delivery […]
October 29, 2018
Eyes, Ears, Nose input

The Head Holes Diet

You probably do a pretty good job of controlling what goes in your mouth. If you’ve been reading my emails, exercising regularly, and engaging in healthy habits overall, you probably eat fairly well. This is good because the food you eat has a big impact on your life. Your daily intake is more than just food, […]