This is about setting an example, being confident, and approaching life with less stress. Pick the one or two of the items in this article that are important to you and write them down or share them in the comments. We'd love to see what's driving you. For me its setting a good example for my kids and stress reduction.Read More
Today, I'd like to offer you a 7 day meal plan. I want to get this into your hands today so that you can plan out next week's menu and head to the store to get your supplies. Your challenge is to commit to following this meal plan-or one similar to it, all next week. I promise this won't be as bad as you think, from buying to cooking, I've kept it simple and tasty.Read More
Humans are hard wired to be outside. Scientific studies have shown that just getting outside for a few minutes every day gives you a boost mentally and physically. Check out this article to read more on these seven benefitsRead More
Fitness takes on a whole new meaning, when viewed in an authentic manner. Authentic fitness connects your mind to individual parts of your body through conscious movement patterns that energize you, repair and strengthen your body, and help you take control of your life. It recharges your ‘inner battery’ through conscious communication between your mind, body, and spirit, and promotes mastery of your inner self.
When you understand fitness in this context - total integration of mind, body, and spirit - it takes on a whole new meaning. Fitness becomes a way-of-life instead of something you have to do.Read More
Exercise has an enormous effect on metabolism. Over time your body will adapt to changes caused by exercise and this is fundamental to be able to provide the energy required for everything from muscle contraction to basic functions of your vital tissues, (like your heart).Read More
You are the culmination of many parts. Body-Mind-Soul. This week we'll be hitting it all. Tuesday may seem like a joke but it will push your brain to form new neural pathways, (the last action will help build resiliency). Take a look, enjoy. If you like what you're seeing help spread the wordRead More
Are you stressed and overwhelmed? Does your mind race with a million things to do, but you can’t seem to focus? Do you feel like life is passing you by? Meditation can help. I’m sure you’ve heard people extol the virtues of meditation. You may be skeptical of the claims that it helps with all aspects of life. But, the truth is, it does. Sitting every day, for at least 15-30 minutes, makes a huge difference in how you approach life, how personally you take things and how you interact with others. It enhances compassion, allows you to see things more clearly (including yourself) and creates a sense of calm and centeredness that is indescribable. There really is no substitute.Read More
When we engage our breathe, either by slowing it down, or focusing on deeper breathes; there are a whole slew of impacts down stream that we can benefit from.
To really get this it is important to understand that there really are two types of breathing. Well, two that we'll concern with here.Read More
In case you can't tell I love old school workouts. Putting your body and mind to the test. Seeing what you're really made of. Are you enough to make it happen? To own it? To put in the work?
Come on in and find out.Read More
Can you build muscle with a body weight workout? And even if you can, why would you want to?
The answer is absolutely yes and because you want to be an absolute bad ass, that's why. Open up and grab this workout to push yourself to the next levelRead More
I hope your ready for a killer week. The workouts I've designed for you this week will absolutely test you and push you beyond what you think you're capable of.
Working out is absolutely a mental activity. You need to tell your body what to do, not the other way around. You own it. You build it. You control it. Your body is yours. Command it and it will obey. There is no other option.Read More
here’s no question that body weight exercises are a fantastic way to go when trying to get into shape. Some of the best, actually, because they involve both cardiovascular and muscular conditioning.Read More
Along with exploring authenticity we here at the Humble Gents, try to offer ideas to inspire your best. If you like what you see why not subscribe or pass it on? I don't set resolutions, I set goals. And as such goals can be implemented, tracked and the success can be quantified. One of the first goals that I would highly recommend you implement in is to meditate daily. Meditating is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned to do. Amazingly, it’s also simple, it can be done anywhere, anytime and you'll experience immediate results. How many things can you say that about?Read More
This is a 10 exercise circuit. Each exercise is performed for 40 seconds on, 20 second off. In other words, you perform exercise one for 40 seconds, rest 20 seconds, perform exercise two for 40 seconds, rest 20 seconds, etc., and all the way through exercise ten. You then rest 1 minute before starting again for 2 to 3 total rounds.Read More
It's that time of year, well I suppose almost that time of year, when people start planning out a fitness plan for the new year.
Whatever your goals are, losing weight, or building muscle, it's not as hard as you think it might be. Just like everything else, tracking progress is key.