Late in the Summer I got together with my videographer to film for my YouTube. I asked the people of the earth what questions they had for me and so we answered the questions while going on an ANABOLIC Egg Hunt. The questions were great and all about Life and Business. Naturally, I shared my "advices" and want to be transparent, sharing with you the struggles of growing a business. I also share some changes to my eating along with lessons learned from past friends and mentors. Get some … [Read more...]
254: Alan Thrall on Strength Training, Gym Business & Growth Mindset
STRONG Life Podcast ep 254 with Alan Thrall. This was a LOG overdue podcast with Alan. I've been following Alan's training and online presence for a while now and it's been awesome to watch him and his business grow. Alan is the owner of Untamed Strength in Sacramento, Ca. His gym caters to powerlifting, strongman and all around strength training. He is the sole owner / operator and has NO employees. He edits his own videos, runs his gym and is about to expand his gym for the 3rd … [Read more...]
Running A Part Time Strength Coach Business
From the first week I opened The Underground Strength Gym warehouse gym, I got MORE phone calls from aspiring Strength Coaches than I did from parents of athletes. THAT was scary! I'm out here trying to build savages and I've got Lawyers and Accountants calling me & leaving me voice mails like this: "I hate this suit and tie shit, I wanna do what you're doing, flipping tires and building beasts!" OK, so that was 10 years ago! So was this earlier … [Read more...]
What It Takes. MANY Talk About It. Few ARE About It.
Above, The LAST Crew for The USC Cert. I Gifted 2 of My Favorite Books / Influencers: Gary Vaynerchuk & Steven Pressfield. I was 13 years old. It was the Summer before entering high school. My friends weren't doing what I was doing. My older brother convinced me to join the wrestling team as a freshman. I didn't really know what I was in for. - The Intensity - The Mental Toughness - The Desire to Fight - Learning How to Harness my Fear Into Strength These were … [Read more...]
Being A Simple Man VS A Great Man, Same Difference?
I came across a great post by Jim Wendler on Instagram and then I elaborated on how these words from actor, Tom Hardy hit home for me. Now, I don't know anything about Tom Hardy. But, these words inspired me and I love to write. Writing for me has always been something I love to do, even if no one is reading. It's a therapy of sorts so I just put this out there.... From Tom Hardy: … [Read more...]