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Grilling The Perfect Steak

Steak, It’s What’s For Dinner Living in Phoenix I can grill 12 months out of the year. I guess that’s one of the perks of not living in a snow covered city where grilling comes around 6 months out of the year. Instead of going to steak shop, which is usually a solid choice, I wanted to make the perfect steak on my …

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How To Get Into Fitness Modeling

Getting Published Is Cool. Here’s How… Let this be your little black book on how to become a fitness model. For obvious reasons I figured this would be an interesting topic for you to develop a better understanding of how to get published as a fitness model. Everyone is probably going to have their own definition of what Fitness Modeling …

Your Setback Is Just An Illusion

I heard this quote a while back. “Life is the hardest teacher, it gives you the test first and the lesson after.” Piggybacking off my last blog, this couldn’t be more true when it comes to opportunity. As human beings we tend to judge events on the basis of their immediate impact. What life usually teaches us is far different from …

Early Bird Gets the Worm

As I’m writing this it’s 4:45 am. If you told me 3 years ago that I would be up before the butt crack of dawn daily, I would have laughed my ass off and told you to get lost. I absolutely HATED getting up early. There was nothing good about feeling tired and waking up before most of the population. …

The One Thing you MUST DO in 2014

It’s pretty safe to say you had a successful 2013. When you were able to reflect back the past few weeks I’m sure you found a handful of things you were grateful for. The one thing you must do in 2014 to make it the BEST YEAR EVER is to get really really good at setting deadlines for yourself. There …

Do You Suffer From This Disease

I’m flying out to Minnesota here in a bit and I’m looking forward to celebrating a white Christmas. There’s some sort of sentimental attachment to it, you know what I’m saying? Anyways, I was grabbing a coffee this morning and started talking with the barista. She mentioned she wanted to move to New York and there was really nothing holding …

Photo Shoot Visualization

Best visual image of a Photo Shoot I’ve done a handful of photo shoots over the last couple of years. I’ve also mentioned that I’m far from being big time in the industry. Guys have thousands of more hours perfecting this craft compared to me. However I have been asked by a couple of people what a photo shoot looks …

7 Habits of Highly Successful People

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle The goal of creating habits is to create long-lasting behavioral changes that move you towards big goals.  Habits are simply behaviors wired so deeply in our brains that we perform them automatically. Certain actions are so engrained in these individuals that they simply “do” without much thought. …