You Need Fat to Stay Alive

People often ask me what my body fat percentage was when I became Mr. Universe. The answer is 3 percent, but that was probably for no more than a couple of days, after which it went back to somewhere between 5 and 7 percent. Assuming you’re not a professional...

Always Be Ready To Workout

When I was a professional athlete, competing and working out was always a priority. Today, like the rest of us, I have 28 million other things to think about, which means that I need to make exercising as convenient as possible. So I joined a gym close to home, and...

Basal Mass Index (BMI): Should You Trust It?

Adolphe Quetelet, a Belgian mathematician born in 1796, invented the BMI formula. It was then and still is now the favorite and flawed tool to measure a person healthy weight. Based on the formula, myself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, and Sylvester Stallone are...

The Power of Loving Yourself

I have noticed that almost everyone I worked with, including top celebrities, business moguls, politicians and regular folks, had what I call “a loose wire.” Almost everyone had an issue with self. Almost every one of them tried to fix their “self” issue by listening...

Be Ready to Make Adjustments

It’s important to make a plan and put it into action because every step you take will put you that much closer to achieving your heart’s desire. That said, however, you may need to adjust your initial plan, just as I did when I thought I could become a gymnast...

The Pressure to Do

If you are feeling overwhelmed and stressed out of your mind, please read this poem by Steve Taylor, Author of The Calm Center, and then meditate on it. If it resonates with you, I suggest you join me and Tonja Waring for an amazing world-class retreat called Create...

Love Yourself to Wellness

“Love is happy when it’s able to give something. The ego is happy when it’s able to take something. – Osho Ego is not love, although it likes to pose as love, it’s not. That brings me to the following understanding; if you love yourself, you shouldn’t be...

Happiness, Health & Wellness

The Key To Health & Wellness Happiness is the absence of fear and the presence of love. It is the main ingredient for long-lasting positive outcomes in all areas of life but it is especially important when it comes to your health and wellness. Finding your heart’s...