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MY RETURN TO ACTUAL PROGRESS

MY RETURN TO ACTUAL PROGRESS

GEARDUpPodcast December 10, 2015 0

I have entrenched myself with my goal. I feel like this gets overlooked by many. So how do I stay on track? I surround myself with like-minded individuals that take their improvements,

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Realizations of an Asshole: Life Lessons by Adam McVey

Realizations of an Asshole: Life Lessons by Adam McVey

GEARDUpPodcast November 12, 2015 1

Here is a list of some of the lessonRs I’ve learned over the last few years. These lessons pertain to my business with GEAR’D Up, my training and diet, and life in general.

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IT’S GO TIME – by Adam McVey

IT’S GO TIME – by Adam McVey

GEARDUpPodcast October 25, 2015 0

So here I sit at 37 years old, and I’m finally doing what most guys do when they’re 25. Oh well. I’m not going to be that insecure guy I was at

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My Redemption: Epilouge

My Redemption: Epilouge

GEARDUpPodcast April 23, 2014 0

Pose down. Rush the front of the stage. My daughter Raven and my mother are sitting far right, 8 rows back. I’m here for them. Off to the right side of the stage. Posing

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My Redemption: The 2014 NPC Metropolitan

My Redemption: The 2014 NPC Metropolitan

GEARDUpPodcast April 10, 2014 0

We all have those skeletons in our closet, the thoughts and memories of what we shoulda, coulda, woulda done differently, given the chance and given what we know now. We all have that chip

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Waking the Warrior Within

Waking the Warrior Within

GEARDUpPodcast April 7, 2014 0

Uh-oh. Shit. I’ve been here before. I didn’t notice it at first, but this is a familiar feeling—the feeling of crumbling, of losing resolve and starting to backslide. The feeling

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Are You Meant To Compete?

Are You Meant To Compete?

GEARDUpPodcast March 5, 2014 1

Do you like being miserable, hungry, tired, exhausted? Then you are a prime candidate for physique competition. Same with tired and exhausted. Chances are your sleep schedule will go to hell,

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5 Beliefs That Will Make You a Better Competitor

5 Beliefs That Will Make You a Better Competitor

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 1

It’s all the rage these days: just write an article on “5 easy tips” to whatever—specifically as pertains to fitness—and everybody is sure to gobble up your info, garbage or not.  See, putting a bunch

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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 0

“It takes a village to raise a child”. So goes the proverb that (purportedly) originated in Africa, and was immortalized by Hillary Clinton to advance her political agenda. In a nutshell, the

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By What Are You Driven?

By What Are You Driven?

GEARDUpPodcast February 3, 2014 1

I have long been interested in the psychology of bodybuilding. What drives somebody to pursue a goal endlessly, despite immediate pain, despite fatigue, despite a Spartan diet that the mind rebels at?

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