STRONG Life Podcast Ep. 85 with Aaron Ausmus. Aaron takes us through his journey as a high school athlete to a walk on athlete at The D1 Level and his journey to winning a D1 National Title as a shot putter. Not only does he win a National Title his Junior year, he won his National title only a few days after Squatting 600 lbs! Hello "Deload"! ha ha This STRONG Life Episode covers a lot of ground..... … [Read more...]
The Iron NEVER Lies
It was just me and my best Dude. My son. We were going out to eat that night with our friends and I remembered what kind of person I was last time I missed my workout. I wasn't the most pleasant person to be around, let's put it that way. I knew if I could get in a few deadlifts and some calisthenics I would tame my inner animal for at least the next few hours. My son was with me and we had less than 20 minutes to spare. He went into the office and turned on the TV. It reminded me of Henry … [Read more...]
10 Memories From 6 Years Old & 20 Pieces of Advice for My Son On His 6th Birthday
June 26th, 2014 Today my son turns 6 years old. Time flies too fast. I track time with my own memories. I remember being 6 years old like it was yesterday. Here I am, 38 years old and I worry about time quite often, which is why I live the way I do, take the chances and risks I do. Time is the ONE thing you can NEVER get back. I'd like to share some memories from when I was 6 and some advice for my best friend, my son, Ethan. I hope you enjoy and learn a few things :) … [Read more...]
Underground Inner Circle Inspiration WINNER & BIG SURPRISE!
I was BIG time psyched to see everyone's videos! EVERYONE'S!!! I got to see Videos from around the world, everyone speaking from the heart, passion and integrity shining through ALL the videos! I LOVE it! Thank you to ALL who stepped up, especially the international brothers who did not speak English as a first language, you guys really hit home with me! … [Read more...]
Why I Choose To Be STRONG – Inspiration From My Son
I am psyched to get this day rolling for you! I hope your weekend was amazing and you got some brutal training in. I feel GREAT after the Level 2 Underground Strength Coach Certification that we just had at the New Underground Strength Gym. We broke in the new gym with a ton of ass kicking training and now I feel more connected to the new spot. HUGE thanks to my Underground Strength Family for making the trip, we kicked ass and I couldn't be happier with how it all went down! Last … [Read more...]
Are You Stronger Than an Idiot aka Learning From Injuries?
Time to lay down the law on those who listen and especially those who are "good enough" and only listen to a select few. Remember, to achieve greater success you must acquire the mindset of "always a white belt". The Learning NEVER ends. I've been there and done that & it led to a road called injured in a town called weakness. This past week, I cranked 4 workouts this week, ALL of them stronger than the week before. Progress is running smoother than ever. Mind you, I NEVER … [Read more...]
Ethan’s 1st Birthday & Being a Better Man
Wow! Today is my son's 1st birthday. AMAZING how fast time flies, and my little homeboy is already 1 year old :) My daughter will soon be 3 years old. I am BEYOND grateful (and I got a lil gift for you down below so read this entire article :) to have such an awesome family. Having kids changes everything - funny how selfish I used to be before having kids. Now, all that runs through my mind is making sure that whatever I do is good for THEM. Making yourself happy suddenly means VERY … [Read more...]