It has been a LONG time since I've done a BONUS episode of REAL Talk with my bro, Jonas. This is a great chat where we dig into LIFE. Here's just some of the topics we talk about: … [Read more...]
5 Power Tips to Live The STRONG Life
I was the weakest kid on the block. I didn't get beat up often, but if I was ever in a fight, I never won. I had little if any confidence in myself. But things changed when I started doing push ups every day in 7th grade. Things changed more when I began lifting weights in June, 1989. Then, my confidence REALLY grew when I broke free of the demons holding me down in life. That was the Summer of 1994. I came across "mentors" perhaps you can say...... I trained with Joe, who … [Read more...]
Life, Love & Laughter
Hey, Undergrounders..... With all this talk of always being intense, pushing the envelope and being mentally tough we gotta remember to enjoy life, spend time with friends and family, tell your special friends and those you care about that you respect them & love them..... Time goes too fast and sometime we forget to do these things amidst all our hustling, grinding and working day and night. This week has been a very intense week for me emotionally, some ups and some downs. I caught … [Read more...]
Passion, Got Some?
If you let your passion slide then you might as well be dead. Question for YOU: Have you let go of something that you were once passionate about because of some Bull Shit excuse? Step UP & get it rolling again. Be accountable, drop a comment, tell the world what you're gonna do to bring your passion back to life again! Peace! --Z-- PS: When I was 13 I KNEW I was gonna open a gym.... a hardcore gym..... I NEVER let the dream go. When I was in elementary and middle school I was die hard for my … [Read more...]
The Soul Lifter, The Iron Man – Where are You?
I started lifting weights back when I was 13, it was 2 weeks before 8th grade was over. I used the weights my older bro had in his room down stairs on an old school Weider Bench. Some of those weights were sand filled and I still remember doing dumbbell benching and sand would fall in my eyes and mouth - ahhhhhhhhh, those were the days :) … [Read more...]
6 Feet 5 Inches SOUL Lifter
Laird Hamilton is a beast of a man. He surfs waves that would sink huge cruise liners, he defies the odds and might be seen as a God in the ocean. Ironically, we have ourselves a modern day Laird Hamilton tearing it up at The Underground Strength Gym. At 6 feet 5 inches, Kurt Gregory started out as a super skinny guy just looking to dedicate himself to the shape he was once in. A devout surfer and a regular on the Basketball court, Kurt's body was already in impressive shape. His strength … [Read more...]