This has to be the most jacked-up title for any post on this site so far!

You probably think I’m joking but Yoda has kind of been a mentor for me. I’m not a complete Star Wars Dork…well I don’t own any Star Wars action figures (used to when I was 7 years old)…I’m not a Star Wars Dork, just more of a well-rounded dork.

There is a scene in Empire Strikes Back that probably had a bigger impact on my life than any scene in any movie ever. I’m not kidding!

I’d like to share that scene with you and then let’s discuss it a bit.

(Listen to the words of wisdom…this scene still gives me chills!)

“Do Or Do Not…There Is No Try!”

These are actually words to live by when it comes to ANY goal. [click to continue…]


I am a believer in using both machines and free weights. In the last post, Giving Exercise Machines the Respect They Deserve,

I talk about how machine exercises can compensate for some of the flaws in free weight lifts. However, Free weight lifts do have some advantages.

free weights exercise machines

The Benefits of Free Weight Exercises

When you do a free weight exercise, you have to control the weight in a 3 dimensional space. [click to continue…]


So Why is a Site on Fitness Talking About Partying?

Here’s the deal…I believe in staying extremely fit while enjoying life to the fullest! I’m not an advocate of excessive drinking, but I am realistic. I know there is a large group of young people who not only want to look sexy…they want to party like crazy for a few years…they are also known as “College Students”.

Partying in College
(Don’t Become “Frank the Tank”)

Why Do College Students Feel the Need to Party in the First Place?

I have been out of college for 15 years, but I remember those days like it was yesterday. I always went to parties with the idea of meeting girls. [click to continue…]


Is Gaining Muscle Mass a Good Strategy for Fat Loss?

There is a huge myth going around that gaining muscle is the best way to burn body fat and stay lean in the long run. This is a really trendy thing to say right now. Go into almost any gym and you will hear a personal trainer tell their client “You have to work on building more muscle, because then your body will burn more calories each day…leading to fat loss”.

attractive body

(Just two attractive people to “draw you into” the article…”Read more so you can look like us!”…LOL!)
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I am going to give you a quick tip that will make a world of difference in your quest to burn fat. You can thank me later when you are “lean and mean”!

First I want you to take a look at this picture…I want to give you a visual…it will make sense in a second.

burn body fat

What the heck does a gas tank have to do with losing fat? [click to continue…]