Weekly workout for men: The difference between what you want now and what you really want

Weekly workout for men: The difference between what you want now and what you really want

We like to go about things all wrong.

Instead of doing the work. We like to read about how to do it, or make a plan how to do it, but never actually do it.

In fact, if we could pay someone to do it, we would do it.

Lots of people want to get in great shape, and become physically fit. So they pay someone else to try and do it for them. Personal trainers know how to get you into shape, but you still have to do the work.

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Weekly Workout For Men: CrossFit can change your life, and how to do 100 pull-ups in under 3 minutes

Weekly Workout For Men: CrossFit can change your life, and how to do 100 pull-ups in under 3 minutes

One year ago I started CrossFit, competed in the CrossFit open and learned how to do muscle-ups, Olympic lifts and double-unders among other things.

I still struggle with certain movements but have gained 13 pounds of muscle, gotten stronger, more agile and feel a better sense of overall health and wellness.

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How to improve grip strength: 5 exercises that you can do to have a GI Joe Kung-Fu Grip

How to improve grip strength: 5 exercises that you can do to have a GI Joe Kung-Fu Grip

Watching this I can't help it that my hands start to perspire, my stomach gets a little tense, and I start to have a sense of impending doom. 

I recently watched another movie called "nerve", and this kid has to hang from a crane by one hand as he stares down at the city below.

I don't know that I have the grip strength or the guts to do something like that, but what I do know is how to increase grip strength, thus increasing my chances of survival should I ever be caught in either of these situations.

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Weekly Workout for Men: A grueling test of physical and mental endurance, plus some gymnastics

Weekly Workout for Men: A grueling test of physical and mental endurance, plus some gymnastics

A thruster uses the entire body to move a barbell from the bottom of a squat to shooting it overhead, it is impossible to do without using your legs, hence "Thrust".

Why am I telling you all of this, and why should you care?

Well, it is quite possibly one of the best workouts to do. You simply finish it, when you finish it. However, when the body pushes at 90-95% of it's total capacity, something crazy happens. You start to produce HGH or Human Growth Hormone, when this occurs you start burning fat and building muscle, and that is why this workout and almost all Cross Fit workouts are better for you than anything you can do at the run of the mill gym.

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Weekly Workout for Men: Making Fitness a part of your life doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice something, instead, you will have time for so much more.

Weekly Workout for Men: Making Fitness a part of your life doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice something, instead, you will have time for so much more.

When I first started exercising consistently about 7 years ago, I didn't think that I had time to do it. I'm sure that I am not alone.

In fact, it seems to be one of the biggest reasons why most people do not continue with a workout routine for any length of time. There are other contributing factors, but this seems to be the one that comes up mostly in conversation.

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Weekly Workout: Kettlebells, Rucking, and just generally slaying the giants in your way

Weekly Workout: Kettlebells, Rucking, and just generally slaying the giants in your way

On Wednesday morning, I didn't want to get out of bed. 

The alarm clock went off at 4:05 am, which is what I set it at every day. I lay there in my bed thinking about how tired I was, and how I could get 2 more hours of sleep before I had to get ready to leave for work if I wanted to.

Then, my inner voice took over. It said that I needed to get up because I was only cheating myself. It was telling me that I was going to feel miserable all day if I didn't get up and get my workout in, and do my morning routine. I knew this inner voice was right. Who was I trying to fool?

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Weekly Workout: A couple women, Rucking, Bench Press, Double under and Hang Cleans.

Weekly Workout: A couple women, Rucking, Bench Press, Double under and Hang Cleans.

Most people make fitness far more difficult than it needs to be. It’s a lifestyle, a marathon so to speak. Unfortunately, a lot of people have turned it into something it isn’t, and they prey on peoples insecurities to sell them a product.

The truth is that if you do something every day, and do it in a progressively more challenging format you will inevitably reach your goals. Consistency and discipline are the keys to everything.

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Weekly Workout: For men who want to be excellent at everything (“Virtus”)

Weekly Workout: For men who want to be excellent at everything (“Virtus”)

This week was a fun one, I had a lot of time to work on getting stronger, and I am sure that you are all doing your best to become better, stronger and more aware of yourself as a man.

This is something that I have decided to do every Friday from now on, and that is to give you a weekly Workout, and weekend challenge,  Roundup Article, in case you are looking for ways to improve yourself physically, or prepare workouts for your local F3 group, or workout group.

Maybe you are training for an event that requires you to be stronger or tougher. Whatever it is these workouts will help you.

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