Category Archives: Fitness

Eric Guttmann Interview

What do you consider the greatest lesson learned? One of the greatest lessons learned is that nothing is what it seems. My world changes every 2-5 years and when I look at the way I thought the world worked and my place in it five years ago and compare it to today there is a

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Success is for all who make themselves worthy of it. – R. Swinburne Clymer

Success is not going to happen by itself. You must become worthy of what it is you seek to achieve. If you have a goal of losing 20lbs there is no amount of wishing, hoping or repeating affirmations that will take the place of making yourself worthy of having a leaner and healthier body. I

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How to Turn Any Strength Exercise into a Longevity Exercise

The other day I was having a conversation with one of my youthing friends and while he commented on one of the How to Have Optimal Hormone Level articles, particularly the one about strength training for Testosterone and High Intensity Training for Growth Hormone, he mentioned he wanted to say something to me for some

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How to Get Your Hormones to Optimal Levels Part 4

In the last three articles we have talked about making changes to your diet, workouts, and supplement strategy to get your hormones to optimal levels, because if your hormones are at optimal levels you are ALMOST immune to disease. CORTISOL In this article we are going to talk about stress management and cortisol.  While we

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How Get Your Hormones to Optimal Levels Part 2

On the last article we talked about nutrition for Optimal Hormone Levels and how important it is to have the correct ratio of healthy proteins, carbs, and fats in your diet.  Today we are going to cover one of my favorite subjects: exercises that boost Testosterone (Test) and Growth Hormone (GH).   EXERCISES TO BOOST

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My Heavy Metal Strength Meditation Part 4 – THE RESULTS: Leaner, Stronger, Faster.

For 8 weeks prior to my Navy Physical Readiness Test (PRT) I developed a program focused exclusively on Tire Flipping.  If you have been following these articles then you know that the main goal was to achieve 100 consecutive tire flips with the 300lb tire with an emphasis on tying the breath to the movement. 

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“Are you happy with your life?”

I recently went back home to Puerto Rico and spent some time with my father. He told me some of the latest events in the family and recounted a lot of what has happened in our family.  I could see a man of 76 years who was taking the long view and evaluating his life. 

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Repeated Practice of the Movement Will TEACH You the Movement

There is a great emphasis on all seminars and books that teach any type of exercise in doing it RIGHT.  This makes perfect sense as doing it wrong can lead to injuries and the end of your training career.  However, even with the best of instruction you will probably be far from doing it right

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What Bothers You the Most = Your Life Purpose

I was listening to a CD while driving and it mentioned that if you can identify what bothers you in the world then you are closer to knowing what your life’s purpose is.  I thought about it and the one thing that really bothers me is the UNNECESSARY pain, suffering, and lack of quality of

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My “Heavy Metal Strength Meditation” Part 3

How I trained to achieve 100 consecutive tire flips It is amazing what the MIND and body can do when you focus on ONE thing to develop.  As I have written in the previous two articles in these series, the goal of this strength meditation was to accomplish 100 consecutive tire flips with a 300lb

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