A Lesson From Michael Jordan

Categories: Gettin The Mind Right

We all like to assume that Michael Jordan was born the greatest basketball player of all times….this however is a complete fabrication. Michael Jordan got cut from his high school basketball team …. wasn’t even recruited by his top school(he wanted to go to North Carolina State) or drafted number one! Sure he has natural …

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Body Pain Part II

Categories: Trainnig

Hey whats up, In Body Pain Part I, I made a reference never stopping to workout with an asterisk and here’s why: If you consistently (every week) train three or more times a week for six months straight at a high intensity, your body needs a week of recovery without working out. Any thing less …

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Dealing with Body PAIN Part 1

Categories: Trainnig

Hey whats up,  As a former athlete who had three ACL reconstructions and chronic back pain due to irresponsible squatting as a youth, my body hates me at times. Crushing a high intensity leg workout with plyometrics and dancing my face off last weekend at my friends wedding don’t help either. Typing thousands of words and …

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Self-Gratitude

Categories: Gettin The Mind Right

Last week I was talking to one of my mentors Dave Jack, Men’s Health advisor, international Reebok consultant and fellow Fitness Entrepreneur about self-gratitude. What’s self-gratitude? Acknowledging small and large accomplishments you have achieved.  Dave reminded me of how important this is as sometimes I personally struggle with expressing self-gratitude. I’m so focused on moving …

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What to Have Pre Workout

Categories: Eats, Trainnig

Hey Whats up, Today is Wednesday and every wednesday I address an awesome question from one of my subscribers…to get your question answered either reply back with it, post it on my facebook or tweet @joecarabase. This week’s question comes from Italy: ..i have a question for you…can you make a video where you explain how to …

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The Fear of Effort

Categories: Gettin The Mind Right

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg was a child prodigy. She made her violin debut at the age of 10 with the Philadelphia Orchestra. However when she went to one of the top schools to get coaching on her skills, she wouldn’t allow it. Nadja had immense natural talent but also a lot of bad habits that she was …

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An Under the Radar – Awesome Snack

Categories: Eats

Hey Whats up, I often hear clients tell me how hard it is to eat healthy but it’s really not all that hard if you have the right approach. 3 Ways to Stay Engaged to Eating Healthy 1.     Plan: Grocery shop weekly, block out 1-2 hours on Sundays getting food ready and/or 15 minutes each night …

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The “moment”

Categories: Gettin The Mind Right, Trainnig

Hey whats up, Yesterday I was doing a reverse pillar today (an uncomfortable yet effective exercise) and as I was focusing on my breathing, I started to feel my elbows slide further from under me… My heels started to slip forward… My glutes contraction started to soften… My breath became abnormal…rather then breathing in and …

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