Archive for January, 2009

The 7 Virtues of My Reluctant Success

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

More and more people seem to be interested in how I managed to go from an impoverished, "no hope retard" institutionalized in the psychiatric hospital as a child to becoming a hall of fame award winning producer, keynote speaker for MENSA, and celebrity trainer with my franchise now in the ...

The Gift of Pain: Last to Arrive - First to Go

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

I lived in a straight-jacket of agony for much of my childhood and young adulthood, due to a joint disease doctors called osteochondrosis. As a coach of many thousands of athletes over the years, I've had the distinct displeasure of discovering how many people endure daily chronic and aches... unnecessarily. After ...

Yoga Sucks!

Friday, January 30th, 2009

When people walk in my door, to my workshops, my presentations, they're not met with what they expect. They expect the incense, the chanting and the hugs. Sure, they may get these things, but what they don't expect... what only my private students relish... is the schadenfreude: a German expression ...

Self-Delusion is the New Confidence

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

This insightful contribution by one of my RMAX faculty coaches, Brandon Jones: "Yesterday on my local news, I saw a story about a local high school basketball coach who was recently fired. While this alone couldn’t be less interesting, the reason he was fired peaked my interest. He was fired as ...

Circular Strength Training®… a System Overview

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

An excellent overview on the CST System by one of my mates in Australia - and a great representative of the system: Scott Sonnon's CIRCULAR STRENGTH TRAINING® System "Beyond systems, beyond limitation I am still on my quest for true creative expression. Using my body as the voice for my pursuit I ...

Be the Flow You Want to See in the World!

Monday, January 26th, 2009

I've spent my entire life seeking out great mentors across the globe. Oh, I found them... and studied at their feet. Teachers remain a necessity, but I've discovered that the necessity isn't for the reason I thought as a young man. As a young man, I sought out teachers so ...

The Hell Pushup: FREE Clubbell Video!

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

The Hell Push-Up was designed by CST Head Coach Alberto Gallazzi, the "bodyguard to the stars" (including Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, George Clooney and Gwyneth Paltrow.) When I work with Alberto, it's a rapid and concentrated exchange. In the martial art world, we say it's due to the "intrusion of reality." ...

CEU/CEC in the Science of Circular Strength Training

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

It has taken many years, over a decade, for the industry to come to its senses and awaken from its health-first slumber. But now, more and more personal training certification bodies are contacting RMAX International for educational assistance, as we have led the wellness revolution since 1996... I've been asked to ...

Smoking Joints to Build Muscle

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Although weight lifting is a mainstream fad where once it was restricted to a small genetic population, the dangers of weight lifting run from chronic pain, to debilitating injury to death. Let's just get the worst out of the way, since it isn't as frequent (but once is enough when ...

Master of Ceremony for the Arnold Classic Active Aging Festival!

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

I'm very honored to accept the position of Master of Ceremonies for the Arnold Fitness Classic Active Aging Festival this March! Here's a brief overview on our event: Arnold Active Aging Festival Feel Better, Move Better, Be Better 3rd Arnold Active Aging festival March 6, 2009 Fitness gives you freedom to do the things ...