How I Lost 60lbs To Save My Life

In August 2014 I was 261lbs. That’s the heaviest I have ever been in my life, I wasn’t very strong, and I had the composition of that pastry strudel your grandma buys from the local bakery. I had just ended a 5 year relationship and was about to start fire school, so it was time…

A Test of Integrity

What does integrity mean to you? By definition, integrity is “The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.” or “The state of being whole and undivided.” A man’s integrity should never be compromised by the adverse opinion or feeling of another man. He should remain true and whole to what he…

The Price You Pay

When I was in 7th grade, I remember my teacher Mrs. Borton requested a meeting with my parents one night. As I’m freaking out because I think I’m about to get in trouble, my parents were pretty cool on the ride home, not yelling, didn’t seem angry, just normal. It was strange. Usually you only…

Do you even grind bro?

Ok this one tickled my sack a little more than it normally does today. Scrolling through a sea of @JohnDoe_fitness and @BasicBetty_fit pages on Instagram, I’m sure you’ve, along with myself, seen a mirror #swolfie at Planet Gayness with a caption letting everyone know how “hardcore” they are or how “alpha” they are or my…

Gym Etiquette: Creating the Environment

I’m going to try and keep this as G-Rated as possible, but some of these things get me pretty worked up that I’m even having to write about it and let’s face it, I’m an angry prick. Now I’m sure most of you badass muhfuckas can relate to how I’m feeling, but this is just…

Dreaming Reality

Last night I was setting up to squat 700lbs. I was wrapped up, belted up, and gripping the bar. I could feel the iron tearing through my hands. As I felt the bar on my back the weight felt like nothing. I took a deep breath and unracked it with the force of God. Took…

What is a Man?

For years I’ve tried to define this word for myself, whether it be things I’ve learned from my father or other male figures in my life, things I’ve read or seen, or lessons I’ve learned on my own. The world has a really good way of making you reevaluate just how much of a “man”…

5 TIPS FOR 2K17

  1. New Year’s Resolutions are bullshit. Coming from Taylor Swift..the same girl who’s always heartbroken and all of her songs sound the same…I foresee quite the change there, anyways…. I see it every year. The ball drops, 3…2…1…HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! And then social media is flooded with new years pictures kissing Bae with a…