Monthly Archives: January 2011

Motivation Monday: The Critic Does Not Count

Yussif Hussane circa 1915 (source) “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: 5 Lessons I Learned From Jack Lalanne, RIP

LaLanne receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award on September 3, 2007 during a ceremony at Muscle Beach (source) Just the other day it was announced that fitness icon, Jack Lalanne, had passed away due complications from pneumonia. While a sad day … Continue reading

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Am I Really Helping People Get Better Results in the Gym and Life?

Bit by bit, the pyramids were built (source) As I was reading the follow up comments to Frankie’s post An Open Letter to Member of The Movement (if are easily offended, don’t read it and complain to me; you have been warned), … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Cash the Check

Check for the Purchase of Alaska, October 12, 1868 (source) Motivation Monday coming to you a bit late today. I’ve been holed up for the past 2 days planning and organizing for 2011. I like to sit down at the end … Continue reading

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3 Random Topics: Red Bull Banned in France, Lunk Alarms, and Metroflex Gym

There is a lot of crazyness going out there in the world.  Red Bull being banned in France, lunk alarms in an actual gym (I seriously thought this was made up when I first heard it) and a look inside … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Tom Platz and Insane Squats

Truly insane human performance on squats. I love how every rep looks the same, all of them had great speed and he kept smiling the entire time (with the exception of just a couple reps). He made it LOOK insanely … Continue reading

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How Do We Measure Movement for More Muscle, Strength and Less Pain?

Just a heads up on a great article below.  I will have much more on the blog soon, but I have been swamped under some deadlines this week; so hang in there. In the meantime, my good buddy Frankie Faires … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: 2011 Is Here, What Are You Going To Do?

2011 is here and time to make a difference! The video above is not new, but it’s message is timeless. Don’t always assume there is a tomorrow.  Hopefully there will be for many of you, but it is not gauranteed. … Continue reading

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