You are a King

viking_warrior_by_jaywong001-d71meq1You are a king.

Your body, your kingdom.

Your limbs, it’s warriors.

They will do as you say, but only if you give the command. If your body is too weak it is your failure as king to keep your kingdom strong.

I learned this through training. My deadlift had stalled because my grip could not support holding the barbell any longer. My warriors were too weak to serve.

So I trained them. Over the course of a single weekend I trained my grip heavily, primarily through the use of some very strong hand grippers. In training with the grippers, there were multiple times where it felt as though my muscles ceased to be muscles and were instead another entity, blindly following commands coming from elsewhere. When I reached a point that I thought my hands couldn’t squeeze harder, there would be a disconnect. Suddenly I wouldn’t be closing my hand, I would be ordering my hand to close, speaking the command in my mind, and my hand would close. It felt as though a robot were closing my hand for me. The king issued the order, and the warrior obeyed. And the warrior grew strong.

When I lifted the bar again that Monday, it was effortless. My grip was so tight on the bar, my concentration so intense, that I surprised myself with the ease with which I lifted it. Now, weeks later, my progress is stalling because other areas of my body are too weak, but not my grip. My grip still has further to go. My warriors have grown stronger, so when I give my hand the command to crush, it will crush.

This is why you must train the body. If you are too weak as a person to train and overcome your own personal weaknesses, you are unfit to have authority over anyone else. Begin with yourself.

This is why I have a hard time respecting people who don’t take care of themselves and yet attempt to forcefully exert authority over me. If they can’t even rule over their own body, and leave it weak and sick instead, why should they try to rule over me?

Is this pride? Maybe.

Do I care? No.

Present me someone who has spent years training his mind and body to be healthy and strong, and I will listen. That discipline is something everyone respects.

As king you must be strong enough to rule your kingdom, and your warriors strong enough to defend it.

As a man, you must be strong enough to take care of yourself before you have the strength to take care of anyone else. Only after you have gone through the pain of training, only after you have battled your weakness and met first hand the pain of failure and eventually forged victory, then you are strong enough lead others.

Before you, as king, may help anyone else you must help yourself.

This is not selfish. This is life.

A strong king has the power to help others and make them strong, but only if he begins with himself. A weak king abuses power and is hated by others, or best case is simply incapable of helping those he cares about.

It takes a strong king to rule over mighty warriors. A weak king is only fit to serve the weak.

There are people in your life who need you to be strong. Strong of body, mind and spirit.

But if you are a weak king, you are of no good.

Give no excuses for your failures, but see them as an opportunity to grow stronger.

Someone will need this strength to lead them.

You could be that king.

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Power of Tenacity

216356-bigthumbnailWhen I was a kid, I lived in the high desert of California. We lived down a dirt road, and we had no fence around the six acres we lived on, nor any of the surrounding neighbors. Animals could walk freely along our property.

One day, I was standing in the kitchen and right outside our window were two coyotes fighting. The look in their eyes was ferocious. Angry. Aggressive. Ugly. Dangerous. Vibrant.

As they were rolling around right outside the window, biting and clawing each other, they weren’t trying to persevere. Perseverance is just a nice, gentle and fancy word. “Keep on keeping on”, they say. But this soft language hides the harsh reality of what those words truly mean.

In reality, this perseverance is ugly, angry, and aggressive. True perseverance, real tenacity, is obsessed with survival in order to make it through the hardest times.

Those coyotes were living a much harsher reality then we are willing to recognize. In order to live, they needed something much nastier and uglier than our pretty word “perseverance”.

After they finished their fight, I heard them howling wounded for several hours, out of sight. On a normal day, I was allowed to roam the desert without question. On this day, I was told not to go outside. Why? A wounded animal is much more dangerous than a healthy one. An animal that has just been on the edge of death is the most dangerous. Why? He has most tenacity after such a close brush with death.

The majority of stories told, be it movies or books, feature an underdog who manages to overcome. Our culture loves that story. Someone who has the odds stacked against them, is repeatedly beaten down, and stands victorious at the end. Often times, the character that overcame started out weak, yet forged ahead regardless. The hero isn’t always the strongest, fastest, smartest, or most gifted. Or even if he is the “Chosen One”, he still has the odds stacked against him. How does our hero always win? Tenacity.

Rocky gives a pretty good summary of what it means to have tenacity:

“But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward”

Having tenacity doesn’t mean you are the biggest, strongest, fastest, smartest, bravest, handsomest, richest, or most gifted one out there. It means you’re the one that no one can beat down. Your safety net is knowing you can only fall so far, because you’ve fallen before. Rock bottom is your solid ground. The mighty fear the tenacious, because they fight on long after they should have been defeated.

You learn your strengths when you are weak.

As long as you are alive, you will be given another opportunity to succeed.

However, that opportunity may be hidden behind hunger, rejection, pain, and even blood.

The struggle will awaken a very brave and powerful part of you. The wounded animal within will heal to become a mighty lion.

Do not settle with normal and safe. Grow to be a stronger man.

A man who takes the hits.

Break the Addiction: Comfort

Medieval_wallpapers_47The strongest sword and the most beautiful golden crown have one thing in common, they were birthed in fire. At one point, the gold and the iron were nothing but a dirty rock with a little valuable ore within. From there, the rock was torn apart and melted down into a boiling liquid that could eat the flesh off bones. From there, the molten metal would be poured into a mold to form an ingot after cooling. This ingot would then be repeatedly heated up and beaten with a hammer, for hours on end, until the desired shape took place. After reaching the desired shape, the crown must finally be polished and the blade sharpened. At this point is the metal cool and strong, ready to be used or worn. Ready to serve it’s purpose. Ready to to conquer and rule over empires.

But all this only after being consumed in fire, beaten with a hammer, drowned in oil, and ground against a stone.

Before the sword may rest peacefully yet powerfully in it’s sheath, or the crown sit gloriously on the head of a king, it must be put through a force strong enough to break the bonds between metal that are too small for us to see.

You are too comfortable. You are nothing more than a chunk of ore, and that is all you will be unless you surrender your comfort.

You will never be able to grow and become successful if your top priority is comfort. At that point, just like any addiction, you will become nothing.

Regardless of your ultimate goal, if it is a worthy goal at all, in order to achieve it you will be challenged. Challenges are not comfortable. Growth is not comfortable. It is only comfortable when we arrive.

Remember, the only guarantee life provides is that it ends. You don’t have forever. An opportunity to change your life could be presented to you today, but it may be disguised in mud, blood, sleepless nights, hunger, pain, loss, risk, mockery, rejection, sickness, and discomfort.

But if you stay a useless rock your whole life, you have no one to blame but yourself. Give up your comfort, cease your constant striving for safety and stability, and find out what is really inside of you.

Break the addiction of being comfortable, and be free to forge your future. Let’s see what you can really do.

Why I Don’t Want Life To Be Fair

142445-004-A64614A7People seem to think that the word “fair” means you get what you want because some how you’ve earned it or deserved it. Occasionally, they try to imagine a world that was “fair”. Well guess what, that world would suck.

Here are two hypothetical examples of two hypothetical children:

Kid one grows up in a poor family, never goes to school because his dad died when he was six and he works every day to take care of his family, didn’t learn to read until he was fifteen, his oldest sister gets pregnant and can’t work, leaving him to take care of his dying mother and three younger siblings all by himself until he is found stealing food and sent to prison leaving his family uncared for.

Kid two grows up in a rich family, goes to college without paying a dime, gets a “great education”, gets a job as a lawyer, then his grandparents die leaving him with a huge inheritance so he stops working and lives an easy life until he dies of old age.

My question to you is, which is unfair? Most would quickly point out that the kid from the first story had the unfair life. Now, which is fair? You can’t really say the second story is fair, because sure didn’t work for any of that money. He didn’t earn/deserve the status he was born into, he didn’t earn/deserve his education (it was paid for), he didn’t earn/deserve his inheritance (someone else just died and left him money). What did he do for it all?

Same with the first story, that kid didn’t earn/deserve the poor family he was born into, didn’t earn/deserve his dad dying while he was a kid, he didn’t earn/deserve his only working sister to get pregnant and stop working. The only thing the second kid “earned” or “deserved” was being sent to jail for stealing. So if anything, the first story is more fair. Sucks, doesn’t it?

What is fair in life?

Being fed as a baby? You didn’t earn that food, you did nothing to deserve that care.

Being sent to school as a kid? You didn’t build your school or train the teachers.

Being able to read? You didn’t invent language or writing.

You didn’t earn the civilization you live in, you didn’t earn your country, your family, your genes, anything. Those were all outside of your control and given to you. That is unfair.

It is unfair for the prey to be eaten when it has tried to survive.

It is fair for the predator to eat what it has hunted.

You will be be given things in life you did not earn, and will not be given things you did earn. Accept it. Move on.

You don’t deserve to be strong.

You don’t deserve to be successful.

You don’t deserve to have a good girlfriend.

You don’t deserve to be loved.

You don’t deserve to be smart.

You don’t deserve to be healthy.

You don’t deserve to have friends.

You don’t deserve to be great.

You don’t deserve to live.

You have earned no right to any of this. To possess these things would be unfair.

Life sure would be terrible if it were fair.

The Art of Surrender

Bruce Lee QuoteWhat do you fear? What holds you back? What do you want? Why aren’t you better? Why aren’t you stronger? Why aren’t you smarter? There is so much more you are capable of, yet you linger here, weak and afraid. You know what you want, whether you realize it or not. There is a passion inside of you for something greater. What do you fear?

The world is before you, and yet here you remain. Is it failure you fear? Loneliness? Change? The unknown? Rejection? Pain? What holds you back? What are you holding on to? What is your excuse?

You can never move forward if you hold onto what you are now. You can never step into the future if you linger in the past.

Why is a wounded animal the most dangerous? Why is a hungry lion the one to fear? Because they are weak. Their weakness makes them fierce, it grants them a hunger for survival. Their comfort has been stripped from them, and they must fight to reattain it.

Why did the Persians fear the Spartans after the battle of Thermopylae? Because the Spartans surrendered their right to life and victory in order to destroy as many as possible. They did not fight to win, they simply fought. They surrendered everything that held them back from ferosity, even victory, in order fight. They fought until their weapons failed them and they were left with their teeth and nails as weapons.

What holds you back? What satisfies you? What comforts you? This is what keeps you from growing.

What do you fear? This is what you should embrace.

A man who wishes to grow strong yet also wishes to be comfortable cannot have both. When he stands in front of the barbell, he must surrender his right to comfort or his longing for strength.

A hero is not great because he is strong, he is great because when he was weak he surrendered his right to himself. Doing so allowed him to hold onto his courage.

You cannot hold onto who you are now and who you wish to become. To do so will destroy you, will make you mediocre. You must let go of one so you may hold onto the other.

Surrender everything that holds you back, and you are free. Free to grow, free to change, free to succeed, free to fail.

Surrender who you are now, and you are free to follow the quiet and steady passion in your heart. This is the art of surrender. Surrender the things that make you weak, and you are only left with what makes you strong.

The hungry, wounded dog is more dangerous than the satisfied lion.

The more you surrender, the less you have to take. The less you have to destroy. The less you have to lose. This makes you strong. This allows you to hold on to what matters.

Become weak. Become hungry. Become thirsty. When you have nothing left to surrender, then you are ready. Then you are fierce. Then you are brave.

When you have surrendered even your hope of victory and instead hold onto your courage, no amount of failure may stop you.

When you have surrendered your contentment, you are left with only a hunger for growth.

When you have surrenered who you are now, you are free to discover who you may become.

What do you fear? Surely not failure, for failure prepares you for success. Could it be rejection? Surely no, for this makes your examine you motives and actions. Or is it danger of the unknown you fear? Fearing this merely means you are alive and wise, for a fool fears not and a dead man cannot fear at all.

Instead you should fear yourself. Not as you are now, but what you may become. The greatest fire began as a single spark. What does your future hold? Remain who you are now, and you will never know what you could have been.

Fear change, or fear stagnation.

Hold onto comfort, or hold onto growth.

Surrender your present, or surrender your potential.

Proclaim this among the nations:
“Prepare for war!
Wake up the mighty men,
Let all the men of war draw near,
Let them come up.
Beat your plowshares into swords
And your pruning hooks into spears;
Let the weak say, ‘I am strong.’”
Joel 3:9-10

Fear who you will become, and pray your heart is not misguided.

This is the art of surrender.

The Secret of Motivation

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When most aren’t happy with their lives, they blame it on a lack of motivation. When the motivation does come to improve their lives, they’ll jump up and start happily. However, the motivation fades and they are back to normal, or worse after seeing themself lose the motivation again.

This can be seen with someone who is briefly motivated to lose weight. They will start going to the gym and trying to eat healthy. They will do fine for the first week or two, then they will begin dropping fast food places again “just this one time”, and a month later they are back when they started.

Why does this happen? Because that is not how motivation works. Motivation is not a constant happy feeling about doing what you want to do. Motivation comes and goes. It gives you a push. It ignites a spark. It gets the ball rolling.

Motivation can’t be relied upon. It will leave you. Instead, motivation must give way to discipline. When the motivation to continue eating right, shutting off the games, saying no the parties, and lifting weights has long left you, then what will you do?

Become Disciplined.

That’s the secret to motivation. Use it to jumpstart your life. It will keep you going for awhile, just as kindling keeps a small fire going for a moment. However, more fuel is soon required for a fire to grow.

This additional fuel is discipline. Making yourself continue to do what you did while motivated, until it’s a habit. When it’s a habit you will no longer have to try.

When you give a small fire more and more fuel, eventually you will no longer have to. The fire will become self sufficient, a roaring inferno.

This is what you must do with your motivation. Do not long for another spark, for more kindling, for more motivation. Use what you already have, and start a fire. Take responsibility and discipline yourself.

But what if you do not have motivation in the first place?

Then you never really wanted it. If you want a better body, the motivation will come, and when it does it is up to you to take hold of it and use it to begin your journey of motivation. The motivation will make it easy for a short time, but then it will leave. If you have not begun to strictly discipline yourself that is all you will see of your progress.

If the motivation never comes, it means you never truly wanted it. Motivation comes from you. Others can makey you feel good, or help you find motivation for something you already want to do, or make you decide you want something, but ultimately you must want something for the motivation to come.

I do not feel motivated to learn an instrument. Why is that? Because I do not want to. One day that may change, but for now no motivation will come because I do not want it.

I do not feel motivated to write a post right now. Why is that? Because my motivation was the spark that caused me to start this website years ago, and it is because of discipline I am writing. Not because I feel like it, but because I know I need to. Because I truly want it.

If you want to find motivation for something, you must first truly want it. Not a simple “oh, that’d be nice to have”, but a deep seated decision within your consciousness. A decision that is very deliberate.

You must first want the spark. Then when the spark comes, you must be ready for it. Ready for discipline. You will then have a long battle of keeping the fire going as it grows.

But if you continue, one day the fire will consume you. What was once a spark, a small change in your life, could become the driving force behind it.

That is the secret to motivation.

You Have No Problems

It’s Tradition Now to Complain About Our Problems.

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About how terrible Mondays are.

How terrible kids are.

How boring work is.

How hard exercise is.

How you got dumped.

How sick you feel.

How bad the economy is.

The list goes on. I hear people complain about almost everything. It’s a game, a competition, an ice breaker! People are more than willing to discuss their problems, talk about how unfair life is, and too look for something to complain about then they are too actually try and fix the problem or find something positive to talk about. And friendly gossip doesn’t count.

Well guess what. That’s exactly why they are in that mess. They focus on the problem. They complain. Since when has that honestly solved anything? Life isn’t about filling out a complaint form and waiting for someone else to fix the issue while you sit back and whine about it. At least… it isn’t for someone who has no problems. Someone without any problems takes action to solve them, he doesn’t waste energy complaining about it.

I am about to share with you how to solve all your problems.

And I’m even sharing it for free. I use this “secret” myself, and it causes people to become uncomfortable with how positive of an outlook I have. It takes practice and discipline to keep it up, but it is possible. And very rewarding.

Here it is.

All you must do is ask yourself one question:

Can I fix the problem?

There are only two answers to this, YES or NO.

If YES, then stop complaining about the problem and start fixing it! Wasting energy complaining about it sure won’t change it, so use that energy to find a solution. Feel sick? Find out why and fix it. Too tired to focus on work or studies? Get more sleep. Don’t like the way the world is? Change it.

If NO, then stop complaining and use it to your advantage! Wasting energy complaining sure won’t change it, so instead use that energy to no longer see the problem as a problem, but an opportunity. Got in an accident and just lost years of hard work training your body? Well guess what, you’ve just been given a clean slate to start over and do better. Got dumped by a crush you’ve had for years? Looks like someone needed a kick to get moving in life. Got laid off for some unpredictable reason? Go get a better job, or even create your own!

Every moment is an opportunity. An opportunity to learn, to grow, to become better, to change the world. Don’t waste the next one complaining. Choose instead to take responsibility of your life and get moving. If something’s broke, fix it. If you can’t fix it, move on or find a way to use it. Ever heard of improvising? That’s a fancy word for a simple concept, use what you can to do what you can.

Remember, I have now given you the secret to solve any problem, ever. If you continue to have problems, that’s your fault. I’ve done what I can to help you.

Here’s a recap in case you’ve forgotten:

Can you fix the problem? Shut up and fix it.

Can’t fix the problem? Exploit it and learn from it.

Now go enjoy life.

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End of Year Resolution

Every year millions of people make New Year’s Resolutions. Every year millions of people fail to keep their New Year’s resolutions. It’s become tradition now to make and then break your resolution. After all, everyone does it. I have a new proposition; an End of the Year Resolution.

Look at yourself now. Look at what shape you’re in, your position in life, your relationships, your intelligence, whatever you choose. Look at how you are now, and decide how you want to be. Then decide to spend the rest of the year achieving that goal.

Since no one else you meet will likely have an End of Year Resolution, you won’t have people failing them all around you. You can set a new standard, for yourself and others.

For myself, I want to weigh in at 200lbs with 12% bodyfat, and have my entreprenuel pursuits at least equal my current paycheck. As it is now I weigh approximately 180lbs while at most 14% bodyfat (haven’t measured either in awhile) and am recieving no money from my entreprenuel pursuits (including this blog).

Will you join me in making an End of Year Resolution?

Let’s see what we can change by December 31st.

Inspiration Series Part 6: Firewall

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Learning to be yourself is a subject I touch on quite often. It’s a challenge, because it is so easy to do what is expected and normal. But doing so leads to a dull life. However, discussing why we aren’t ourselves and why we should be isn’t the point of this post. I have discovered a song that describes the idea and act of being unique itself. It is from a song called Firewall, by Les Friction.

 

In particular, it is the second verse that inspires me, here are the lyrics:

This force is in love with you
It wants you safe
It wants you well
This force knows what you can do
And what you can make
With your tattered shell
Faith in your device
So quiet and precise
Just when, not how
You can feel it now
Deep beneath the light
A spark will now ignite
And you will see me now
This is our world now

Although I don’t care to analyze the entire song and it’s original meaning, I will analyze this section.

First of, the words “this force” and “it”, I interpret as meaning the real you. Deep within the shell we all think is us. It is your potential. Who you could be… and yet who you really are.

So when the song says “this force is in love with you/it wants you safe/it wants you well”,

I hear it meaning that You (capitalized You will stand for the inner you, normal you stands for… the normal you) want you to succeed. To survive and thrive.

“This force knows what you can do/what you can make/with your tattered shell”

Now this is your instincts, your goals, your desires, all derived from your potential that inside You know you can do. This is David growing angry at the mocking spirit of Goliath. This is Tyler Durden. This is you wanting to take a life changing risks. You know what you can do, even with whatever weak “shell” (the you that you know and everyone else knows) you’ve given yourself. This force, You, are urging yourself forward. Begging, demanding.

“Faith in your device/so quiet and precise/just when now how/you can feel it now”

When you finally give into what You know you can do, and let go of the inhibitions that we have been trained to have, things change. You become productive, energetic, creative, powerful, and world changing. This is where you must have faith, and get out of Your own way.

“Deep beneath the light/a spark will now ignite/and you will see me now/this is our world now”

This is probably my favorite line in the entire song. It describes the first moments of discovering who you really are. Underneath the shell you think you are, a little spark is lit which begins to shed light on your potential. Ignore it, and you will continue to be just like everyone else. Feed it… and you will change the world.

But there is a catch.

There is one line in particular that describes this catch so well.

“Everyone has to fall to the firewall”

In order to “become yourself”, that is, to no longer be the you everyone knows now, but who You could be, you must be put through the fire. The old you must pass away, leaving only the new You behind. This is why so many people struggle with being them self, with feeling unique. They have not yet fallen to the firewall.

The entire reason this site exists is because I am learning to step out of My way. I make people uncomfortable. They don’t know what to do. It’s even made some of my friendships challenging. Yet I continue.

We all have to fight for our lives.

Everyone hear the call to the firewall.

Everyone has to fall at the firewall.

Music: The Anabolic, The Catabolic and the Bio-Energetic

More than a year ago I posted a brief article about a new concept I had stumbled upon, about music and it’s possible anabolic and catabolic effects. Looking back it was highly inadequate, especially now that I’ve heavily refined the idea. Here’s the original, if you wish to look back.

I’m going into more detail today, so let me define a few terms I will be using:

  • Anabolic: Building up of energy or using energy to make complex objects out of simple ones (building up)
  • Catabolic: Unleashing/usage of energy or breaking complex objects down into simple ones (tearing down)
  • Bio-energetic: A balance between anabolic and catabolic.
  • Potential energy: The… potential energy… something has to use. It’s so simple I don’t know how to explain it. Think of a bomb that hasn’t exploded. It has lots of potential energy. There you go.

I expect you to act smart with me today, so hold on.

Music has very powerful effects on the mind and body.

We all have some music we love, and others we hate. Personally, I think whatever I like is the best and what I don’t like is the worst, and if you don’t agree with me your opinion is wrong. Now moving on.

For years I was perplexed trying to understand why certain people react certain ways to certain music. That question was pushed even harder on me when at 15 and 16 my dad asked me why I blasted stuff like Linkin Park and Breaking Benjamin while doing chores. Well here’s the answer.

Younger people have more potential energy. That is why they get into so much mischief (at age 2) and trouble (at age 20). There is more possible energy to be used, and more intense music is often desired because it unleashes that energy. It facilitates in the expression of the aggressive emotion all humans have, but younger ones naturally have more of.

This doesn’t mean it makes us break stuff. If anything, the music burns up that energy and passion, lessening the possible damage (unless they damage stuff while the energy is being released). This is also why hard music is popular when lifting weights. It unleashes energy to be used in exercise.

In short, catabolic music taken to it’s utmost is aggressive, explosive, and destructive.

Very much male energy (that’s a completely different concept to explain which I picked up from Elliott Hulse).

Anabolic music, on the other hand, is obviously very different. It is popular amongst the older crowd who’s already had their days being stupid and expelling such high level of energy. They have lower potential energy, and tend to favor the gentle, empowering and graceful feel of music expressing more anabolism.

It helps to express deep, powerful emotions we all have, such as sadness and passion. Not passion as in the roaring inferno we feel from catabolic music, but as in the massive energy held at the bottom of even the calmest ocean. Where catabolic energy is physically high (loud noises, jumping, etc.) anabolic energy is low (deep resonating noises, sleep, etc.)

Anabolic music is empowering, calming, and nurturing.

It is the female energy.

Where heavily catabolic music can be archetypically seen in a heavy metal or screamo concert with thousands of raving kids, anabolic music can be archetypically seen in a concert hull with a full symphony in process.

Both side have their legitimate uses. Especially when combined.

Right in the middle we have bio-energetic music. The stuff that makes you feel like you own the world. Not that makes you feel you can conquer the world, or makes you feel like the whole world gives you energy, but the stuff right in the middle.

If catabolic music is fire and anabolic music is water, bio-energetic music would be the Avatar

Awesome show. I wish they made a movie about it.

For a long time I actually had trouble labeling the stuff near the middle, because I didn’t understand the term bio-energetic. I recognized that many of my favorite songs had lots of dramatic contrast between anabolic and catabolic in the same piece, but didn’t know what to call it. Until I took biology and studied the metabolism. Then all my weird ideas made sense, so I  could make them weirder.

Now what’s the significance of this? I don’t know. I’ll just tell you what I do with this knowledge. Then you can go do something with. Change the world, grow a beard, adopt a gorilla. I don’t care.

With Anabolic Music:

  • I listen to this after very intense workouts where my mind is to tired to hear anything catabolic. I also listen to it when I am in a very calm, peaceful mood or am emotionally drained. It builds my energy back up and allows me to recovery very quickly.

With Catabolic Music:

  • I use it to get psyched up for something or when I’m really angry and just need that energy to get burned up doing something. Also since I’m still young, I tend to lean more in this direction anyway (though surprising less than most).

With Bio-energetic music:

  • This is my favorite area to be in. My favorite band, Red, feels very balanced and bio-energetic to me. Also I’ve been listening to lots of neo-classical music, which has orchestras plus dubsteb, or electric guitar, or other modern/catabolic amenities to the classic anabolism. Here’s a playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDisK5c9JSmPD6S8C1ZCP3ohnjJvprpYb

Well that’s all folks. Now go do something!