The 15 most important questions a man needs to ask himself and find the answer to in his life

The 15 most important questions a man needs to ask himself and find the answer to in his life

As men we sometimes believe we are meant to have have everything figured out, that we are somehow immune to not having the answer.

The truth is, we don’t have the answers to a lot of questions.

The problem is that most men, don’t try and find the answer, or even ask the questions.

Whichever it is, this article is meant to help you start asking the right questions, and to find the answers if they need finding out.

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Creatine: My experience using it and all of the myths I believed about it

Creatine: My experience using it and all of the myths I believed about it

I wasn’t always convinced that creatine was a good choice and in fact believed all the lies about it, and told others the same. Now I’m eating my own feedback.

I have only had positive results using it that I will share with you at the end, and exactly what I use every single day.

I wanted to write this for people who, like me, are on the fence about creatine, and I want to cover as much as I can about it:

  • What is Creatine?

  • Should I use Creatine?

  • How Does Creatine Work?

  • What are the side effects of creatine?

  • If I was to take creatine, how much should I use?

  • What time of day is best for taking creatine?

  • What are some of the best creatine supplements on the market?

  • All of the common questions about Creatine Answered.

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Weekly Workout For Men: Learn the Power Clean, one of the best movements for your traps muscles

Weekly Workout For Men: Learn the Power Clean, one of the best movements for your traps muscles

I first learned of Power Cleans, Hang Cleans and CrossFit when I had stumbled across a video of Annie Thorisdottir performing a workout called DT.

“DT” is by definition:

5 Rounds For Time

This workout is a Hero WOD (“Workout of the Day”), done in memory of a fallen soldier, Law Enforcement or Fireman. DT is done in honor of US Air Force SSgt Timothy P. Davis, 28, who was killed on Feburary, 20 2009 supporting operations in OEF when his vehicle was struck by an IED. 

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The best way to be a man is to not be afraid to be the one you were made to be

The best way to be a man is to not be afraid to be the one you were made to be

Growing up my Dad taught me that it was OK to be a man.

More specifically, he taught me:

  • It’s ok to speak my mind

  • It’s ok to get in a fight

  • It’s ok to get in trouble

  • It’s ok to fail or lose

  • I don’t have to apologize

  • Sometimes things suck, learn to work through it

  • Don’t listen and do what others tell you to do just because they told you

  • Question everything

  • ……

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The 5 biggest regrets every man must learn to avoid

The 5 biggest regrets every man must learn to avoid

My car recently broke down on the side of the road.

I tried to call a couple people to come and get me, but it’s pretty typical that when you really need someone they aren’t available.

It’s Murphy’s law.

Instead of waiting it out, or going through my phone contacts, I popped open the trunk, grabbed my boots and my rucksack, and walked home.

It was only about 2.5 miles, but it was a great time to get a workout in, and also think about my life, as I often do. Us introverts love to think, internalize and self-reflect. It’s what we do best.

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How to be a better man in a world that always wants a quick fix or some form of medication

How to be a better man in a world that always wants a quick fix or some form of medication

Most people want a quick fix.

They want a fabricated version of themselves.

Not only that, but they want, processed food, microwaveable snack dinners, Keurig coffee, on demand streaming movies, fast-lane checkouts, grocery pick-up in a car.

We like things how we want them, when we want them, and in the best quality possible. We are a highly consumerist culture, and we are driven by our "We want it now, mentality." It's really kind of sad.

We no longer know the term patience, or wait, we just don't have time in our lives for it. 

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Warrior Virtues: The simple characteristics that separate the ordinary man from the uncommon man

Warrior Virtues: The simple characteristics that separate the ordinary man from the uncommon man

In episode 7 of the Podcast I talked about the thief and the warrior.

We all have these two opposing forces inside of us every day.  One of them is the warrior or the man we are made to be, and the other is the thief or the man that wants to keep us from being the warrior.

We should all now realize that we are in a battle and be taking action to combat the thief.

However, what kinds of virtues or character traits should we be seeking to possess, develop and hone?

I wanted to do some research on what other warrior cultures throughout history had for their virtues, and what I found was mostly the same across all of them.

Which leads me to believe that we are all looking to the same thing.

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Virtus: Manliness, Excellence and the restoration of the Ancient Roman Virtues

Virtus: Manliness, Excellence and the restoration of the Ancient Roman Virtues

There is a word that describes manliness, the Romans and the Greeks used it. It has long since been forgotten by modern man.

Virtue or "Virtus", is a latin term used to describe the ideal actions and qualities of a Roman. Originally the term was applied to men, but has covered women also meaning prudence.

For men it means manliness or excellence and can also be viewed as courage.

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