Hardcore quotes of the day

“We are what we repeatedly do, excellence is therefore not an act, but a habit”. Aristotle


“Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other a matter of time”. Voltare

“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one”. Bruce Lee

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion”. Abraham Lincoln


Call it a hardcore thought of the day

I like to regularly boast about being hardcore in my own right, or at least trying to achieve being hardcore. It is basically the warrior philosophy under a different name, call it modernized if you will.

One thing about being a hardcore adult individual is that we can look at things from a realistic and practical view and be honest with ourselves. Even young adults should learn to develop this trait. We should not try to kid ourselves or pretend that certain things in life don’t bother us or present major problems. We tend to choose this route when the problem is so massive, so out of control that we get lost in our own feeling of ineffectiveness .

We live in a world where it appears that ignorance , greed and pure arrogance rule the day. Even the greatest of cognitive forces are swept away by this daily circus that we are bound to. A modern civilization that prides itself with an almost cult like mentality that has vast poverty,wars,corrupt power structures that steal money,genetic experimentation on the inhabitants(GMO‘s), racial & gender inequality, slavery (yes America all the cheap shit we buy is made by slaves) and massive amounts of radiation leaking into our air and oceans. Of the latter, Fukushima is literally a loaded howitzer aimed right at our heads.  The whole planets population is severely threatened by what is now the greatest ecological disaster of all time and growing worse everyday. And if you live in the northern hemisphere the chances of becoming sick grow greater everyday.

When we are forced to confront the harsh truths of the world we live in there are some who understand it. Others, as if too overwhelmed to think respond differently. They may acknowledge the bad news but then quickly say, “but there is so much good in the world too, lets not get bogged down by the bad” or they say something else like ” “Well it is out of my control, what can I do to change things, all I can do is live my life and make it the best life I can for myself and my family”.

These rationals are somehow worse than someone just plain not even caring. At least the person who doesn’t care also realizes what is going on. But these other rationals seem as if these people are on psychoactive drugs. This “tip toe through the daisys” world they create is void of a realistic approach to the insurmountable odds that are against them. It is not apathy it’s delusion.

The bottom line is that we are in big trouble. So big that it is on the level of nightmarish. We need the entire world to be on board for this. Like in the movie Independence Day with Will Smith. Before the aliens came we were at each others throats but the presence of a greater threat brought everyone together.

So what are we to do about ? I don’t know. But we better stop walking around pretending that it is not our problem.

Life Hardcore is about personal betterment through exercise,nutrition and following the warrior philosophy. If you read this post and are saying something like ” wow this is depressing” or ” whats this got to do with working out” and you are turned off, then you may want to avoid going outside for the rest of your life. Cause it’s getting ugly out there! You may not ever come back from that depression.

Many people stand up and speak out against what is wrong and thats great, but its not enough. We need everyone to speak up.

Hard or EZ . Hardcore thought of the day

The couch or the squat rack? The grilled chicken and broccoli or the the quick slice of pizza? Wake up at 4 am or sleep in? Add weight or do the same weight? Drag your tired body till it burns with lactic acid or sit and rest? Eat egg whites or eat ice cream? Go to bed early or stay up to watch t.v.?

The hard way or the easy?


Hardcore Thought of the Day

• Make a decision to do something
• Prepare like your life depends on it
• Show up confident that your preparation gives you the best chance at victory
You can apply this to everything you will ever do in your life.



Benjamin Franklin with your Hardcore thought of the day

Well done is better than well said. ~ Ben Franklin 

Benjamin Franklin 1767

Benjamin Franklin 1767 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Hardcore Thought Of The Day- A way of life

The gym isn’t an escape from life’s problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.

Quote from Dave Tate