Entries by Chad

10 WAYS TO GO FROM VICTIM TO VICTORY

“I just don’t have the time…” “They can do it because they don’t have children.” “I’d love to start my own business but I’m already working 50 hours per week.” These, my friend, are all bullshit excuses that you give yourself for not taking action. In a world where social media and meetings take up […]

ARE WE REALLY RAISING A BUNCH OF PUSSIES?

I live in a bubble. Many years ago I read a book that explained the notion of a person being a collection of the 5 people you hang out with the most. What I realized is that from a young age I’ve gravitated toward other humans who have like interests, be it sports and competition, […]

The 1 Thing You Can Do To Boost Testosterone

What’s your one thing? HIGH ESTROGEN LEVELS High Body Fat Cut your fat levels down! Check this out for both diet and training: www.fixyourfatlosshormones.com Estrogens Remove soy and flax from your diet No plastics Limit or reduce beer intake HIGH CORTISOL LEVELS Stress Books Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot  Man’s Search for Meaning  Sleep […]

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 […]

EDUCATION IS A REFUGE IN ADVERSITY

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. ~ Aristotle Always striving for education is the best insurance against losing your bearings, your perspective, in the face of disaster, in the face of failure. ~ Jim Stockdale Our society has split the learned man from the physical man. We’ve pushed the nerd […]

Man Up! Episode #15: You Can’t Win With This Wordlview

How you see the world can determine your degree of happiness, success, and pride toward the end of your life. Most, however, see the world as somehow owing them something, as success as something dependent on circumstance and not on the man. If you think that circumstance dictates who you are and what you accomplish […]

OUR SCHOOLS TEACH OUR BOYS TO BE PUSSIES

the difference between the old and the new education being] in a word, the old was a kind of propagation—men transmitting manhood to men; the new is merely propaganda. –C.S. Lewis When warring and farming and leading were our main occupations within a culture, clan, or society, we needed mentoring from other men who’d survived and […]

YOU’RE FUCKED IF THIS IS YOUR WORLDVIEW…

The notion that human beings are always victims to their circumstances is an affront to those bold spirits who throughout history have spent their lives prevailing over adversity. ~ Jim Stockdale Where many fail to act like men is in the belief that their actions aren’t a result of their choices. Many feel that they […]

HOW TO BE A MAN, BY JOHN WAYNE

Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor. ~ Norman Mailer One of my favorite John Wayne movies is The Cowboys. In the film, John Wayne plays an old cowboy named Wil Anderson. He’s stuck in his ways, stubborn, and tough. He’s […]