Tag: Discipline

How Weight Creeps Up (and What to Do About It)

Look, I'm almost too embarrassed to admit it... ...but over the past few months, I've had first-hand experience of how weight creeps up. Yep, I'm looking at 15-20 pounds of weight gain since last summer. Now, this was very different to my insane weight-gain experiment back in 2014. (That's when I piled on 55 lbs in just over a year, then lost 61 lbs [...]

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Holiday Weight Gain? Here’s Why it’s Not a Big Deal

You're starting to make some decent headway, then - BOOM, BOOM, BOOM. They come at you like a rapid-fire three-punch combo: • Thanksgiving • Christmas • New Year The scale confirms your worst fears - your bodyweight is back to what it was a month ago! All that hard-won progress annihilated in just a few days of [...]

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Kiai Master Yanagi Ryuken vs an MMA Fighter: The $5000 Lesson

You have to feel sorry for Yanagi Ryuken... ...even though the kiai master had an incredible 200 – 0 record. That’s 200 fights with a grand total of zero losses. Let's put that into perspective: Floyd Mayweather (one of the greatest boxers of all time) retired in 2015 with a mere 49-0 record over a 19-year career. So [...]

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How to Make Awesome New Habits (Without Driving Yourself Nuts)

OK, if you read the article about the habit loop (check it out here), you'll know that making awesome new habits really isn't so hard. After all, we're only talking about three words and three arrows, right? Sure, that sounds almost too simple but here's what it boils down to. So, first off there's some kind of cue, for [...]

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Treating Your Body Like a 60s Mustang

The guy was wealthy, smart (Cambridge and Harvard) and a best-selling author. But the cluelessness of his answer just blew me away. Interviewer: What kind of fitness program do you have? Guy: I don’t do anything bad for my body, so I don’t need to do anything good for it Face, meet palm. Unfortunately, Mother Nature [...]

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I Can’t Believe I’m Committing to This…

I was doing an easy run while on vacation down in Nagoya last week when suddenly, it dawned on me. (Side note - for me, there’s no such thing as an “easy” run, no matter how short or slow it is because I absolutely suck at running) Anyhow, I realized that I've been drifting these past few weeks. [...]

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How to Conquer Self-sabotage for Good

It usually goes something like this: Tim, I really want to get in shape but I always end up eating and drinking too much. What can I do to stop this self-sabotage? My response is always the same, "How do you know it's self-sabotage?" Look, I'm not denying that self-sabotage exists - it does - but [...]

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