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5 Reasons Why Real Men Train for Strength

Being strong is about far more than heavy bench pressing. And although it’s nice to be able to deadlift 4 plates for multiple repetitions, it’s much nicer go to bed at night knowing that you’re able to protect your family. (Read This: The Code of Manhood) That’s why it’s odd to me when guys ask […]

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BODYWEIGHT TRAINING FOR MAXIMAL STRENGTH

Training Calisthenics For  Strength The best way to train for strength involves low rep sets with high resistance. Hitting around 2-6 tough reps per set causes the highest strength gains. If you do a bodyweight squat right now, you’ll quickly realize that those won’t cut it for strength work, since 6 reps doesn’t even feel […]

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TRAIN LIKE A MAN, NOT A BODYBUILDER

Just because someone is big and jacked doesn’t mean they’re in good shape. Furthermore, having more muscles doesn’t necessarily mean you’re strong or make you more effective in a fight. In fact, if you train like a bodybuilder, chances are you’re less healthy than the health-conscious dad who doesn’t lift weights; and probably slower too. […]

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20 Minute Bodyweight Workout for Size and Strength

When most people think of bodyweight training, they think of fat loss and conditioning. Fair enough – for the first decade or so of my training career, that’s how I thought of bodyweight exercise too. In my college and pro football days, we focused primarily on the big barbell lifts – squats, bench presses, power […]

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5 BEYOND FAILURE SETS FOR BIG GAINS WITH SMALL LIFTS

Face it, you’ll probably never single-arm curl a 75 pound dumbbell with strict form for 4 sets of 12. (Read This: 5 Reasons Real Men Train for Strength) Lucky for you, though, you won’t need to. Look, believing that you’re “not progressing” with your biceps curls because your bench has gone up 10 pounds in […]

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MAN UP! PODCAST: MAKE MEN STRONG

You don’t make society safe by making men weak. They’ll stab you in the back. You make them strong. And you make them disciplined. We see weakness in male feminists. We see their cunning ways. The only way they can have relationships with women is if they act like women. They’re deceitful. They’re weak. They’re […]

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THE 4 SIMPLE STEPS TO LIVING A GREAT LIFE EVERY DAY

The more I live, the more I realize what’s important and what isn’t. …The more I’m aware of my emotions, which are worth paying attention to and which ones to ignore. The more I live the more I realize that we can all live a truly GREAT LIFE, most of us just lack the clarity, […]

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7 PRINCIPLES EVERY MAN MUST LIVE BY

The call to ‘man up’ is a wonderful call to action to live manfully. The Roman’s saw manliness as a virtue, as excellence in all things. Is there a better quest? Is there a more worthy quest? (Read This: How to Acquire Virtues of Manliness) Every day we should be waking up, attempting to be […]

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7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD TELL YOUR SON TO MAN UP!

A couple months ago I went on a hike with my buddy and his son, my godson. The kid’s a great kid, but the hike was pretty damn long for a 4 year old. We’d rotate between carrying him and allowing him to trek on his own. When he’d get tired, close to quitting or […]