The Power of Dreams, and Changing The World By Thinking Big

You wouldn’t guess Tom Fabbri’s background, or why he’s referred to as The Life Wrangler, just by looking at him. It’s not that Tom is in any way unimpressive. Though Tom Fabbri is now in his early 60s, he looks no older than 45. A lifetime athlete turned extreme adventurer, Tom’s body has aged well, in that it has hardly aged at all.

The reason you couldn’t guess his background is because you couldn’t guess such a story by looking at anyone.

Over the course of his life, Tom has stepped from jailhouse days to the heights of private helicopter and jet pilot. …


This is my process to get daily actionable results that lead to the long-term goals I’ve envisioned — step-by-step.

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A person holding a smoke device looks toward the red sky while standing at the seashore.
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I love self-improvement. Ever since I homeschooled instead of attending the 8th grade, I’ve been obsessed with guiding my own future. From studying Buddhist philosophy to facing odd discomforts (like laying down on the floor in a crowded coffee shop), I love anything that challenges me to grow. Hell, my only tattoo is the Japanese word: Kaizen, which translates to “constant improvement”, or more literally, “good change”.

Over the years, I’ve been exposed to all sorts of material about self-discipline, habits, focus, and goal-setting. Even so, most of them were too immediate. They were so often focused on the tools rather than the reasons for using them. This is one of many reasons I love philosophy. I have always felt the greatest growth from material that asks questions like “what is your purpose?” …


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If you’re an athlete, I bet you’ve heard of inflammation. We can all remember our coach telling us to ice that painful joint to reduce swelling and inflammation, but what if I told you inflammation goes far beyond the pain of an injury?

You see, inflammation is base level biology. Any time there is damage, inflammation occurs. This inflammation signals our body to repair the damage, and often we improve as a result. Ever heard of exercise? Inflammation from the exercise is what signals your body to make bigger muscles and improve.

The problem is inflammation is when it gets excessive or doesn’t stop. Chronic inflammation sits near the base of nearly every condition you can think of, from autoimmune disease to brain fog to poor recovery and sleep to full-blown mental disorders. …


This Article Was Originally Published on the HRD2KILL blog by Dave Morrow. For more awesome content like this, please visit www.davemorrow.net/hrd2killblog

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Plain and simple: This article is about why you should meditate to get fit.

I’ve been training since age 14 in all manner of sports. Martial arts, swimming, water polo, rock climbing, cross country, discus, backpacking, and finally, CrossFit.

However, I also studied Buddhism extensively the same year I began martial arts. Believe it or not, mindfulness is my single greatest tool for better training. This is because mindfulness, or awareness, cultivates your ability to train. …


This article was originally written for Dr. Kelly & Juliet Starrett’s The Ready State Blog. You can find it and other similarly awesome content at www.thereadystate.com/blog

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In the past decades, testosterone levels in men have declined drastically. The reason? It seems like everything. More toxic environments, blue light exposure, cheap dopamine access through media and porn, not to mention diet and lifestyle.

Yet while this occurs, testosterone is barely monitored in the medical community. Possibly due to sport-related stigmas against testosterone therapy, or the fact T is classified as a schedule 1 drug if used without a prescription. …


And Making It Accessible For Everyone

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In 2008, my life completely changed. Though I always had a knack for athleticism, the hobbies of then 13-year-old me mainly involved video games.

This all changed when my Dad signed me up for mixed martial arts. It kicked off an obsession with fitness, and over the course of that year, I went from being a scrawny kid to having a physique that looked more appropriate on the cover of a Men’s Health magazine than a 14 year old boy.

When it comes to fitness programs and sports, my curriculum vitae includes P90X, P90X2, P90X3, Insanity, Insanity Max Thirty, Insanity Asylum, Taekwondo (blackbelt earned,) Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, varsity swim team, state qualifying water polo team, cross country, varsity discus throw, rock-climbing, and competitive crossfit. …


The Most Powerful Way To Truly Protect Yourself From Not Only Covid, But The Majority Of Modern Disease

This article was originally published on David Morrow’s HRD2KILL Blog. For More Awesome Articles, Go Visit www.davidmorrow.net

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Hey guys. Let me start by saying I LOVE writing for HRD2KILL. This is an awesome community of go-getters. With that said, the info I’m here to provide can and should be used by anyone.

Here’s the gist: BMI (body-mass index) and metabolic health are strongly linked to your risk of dangerous Covid symptoms. Right now, mainstream media doesn’t just avoid these topics, they’re hardly being discussed at all.

While mass testing drives promote McDonalds and offer free Coca-cola as incentive, avoiding these foods would be more effective than a mask any day of the week. …


Deleting cheap distractions is an easy way to reclaim the superpower of boredom.

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I’ve done a lot to improve my mind — from meditation to sleep biohacking. I’ve tried supplements, gear, and tactics galore.

Yet it often seems the biggest improvements come from removing things from my life rather than adding them.

In the words of Meister Eckhart: “God is not found in the soul by adding anything but by a process of subtraction.”

And while I’m not here to find my religion, the statement certainly strikes a chord.

I stopped using my phone in the bedroom and set guidelines for myself that electronics aren’t allowed after 9:30 p.m. …


This article was written for Dr. Kelly Starrett’s The Ready State Blog. You can read it as well as many other great articles at www.thereadystate.com/blog.

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In today’s world, burnout is an all-too-familiar feeling for athletes and non-athletes alike. You might not consider yourself Type-A, but modern stressors and the complexity of leading a stable life can easily have you acting like it.

Fortunately, we have hormones to deal with just such stressors. Cortisol, also known as the stress homone, is our first line of defense against such things. …


This article was written for Veteran David Morrow’s HRD2KILL Blog. You can read it there alongside many other great articles, as well as find training programs and an awesome community. David’s work specializes in addressing mental health via fitness, especially within the Veteran and LEO communities.

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Hello HRD2KILL community. It is an honor to be writing this article for my friend and fellow health coach David Morrow. I am a health and fitness writer with a long background in sports and athletics. At age 22 I crashed hard, and spent the next two years recovering from complex chronic disease.

Now I write about the ways I got my health back, from improving energy to gaining muscle. For 2 years I couldn’t tolerate exercise without having heart palpitations or a major energy crash. Now, it’s a bit different. …

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Founder: www.keenanerikssonfitness.com ISSA Certified Trainer, Ziglar Legacy Certified Speaker, Biohacker, Perspectivist, Conscious Carnivore

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