5 Tips for Reclaiming Your Masculinity

Masculinity has gotten a bad rap. Often associated with toxic behavior, the old-school dad strength has devolved into dad bods. Testosterone levels are dropping across the country and we’re losing the positive sides of masculinity that’s been around for ages.

Here are 5 steps to reclaim your masculinity so you can

Get Back In The Gym

Let’s be real. Everything else in life seems important until you’re sick. When you’re sick – all you care about is being healthy.

So instead of waiting for things to catch up to you – get ahead of it. Physical activity, muscle mass and grip strength are some of the best indicators of longevity and healthy living long term.

Don’t wait until it’s too late. Get ahead of the game and get back in the gym. Yes, it’s going to be hard. Just it’s going to be sore for a while, but a little pain now will make sure you’re around for a long time and can be a good example to your family of health and longevity.

Clean Up Your Diet

Let’s be real. It’s cool to talk about grilling and drinking whiskey as “man activities”, but in reality – nothing compares with your fitness.

If you’ve got a “dad bod” – that’s all well and good, but if you want to plan to be around for your kids’ long term and be able to plan activities with them down the road, you need to be taking care of your health.

Look up a challenge like 75 hard. Pick a diet – any diet – and stick to it. If you need help – there’s no shortage of meal planning apps out there to help you pick a diet and stick to it.

You’re not 8 anymore. Eating whatever you feel like it isn’t going to cut it unless you have the metabolism of a god. Track your food and make a game plan. Then, eat for your goals and splurge when you need to but make sure you have a plan and stick with it.

Step Up Your Supplement Game

Let’s be real – most supplements are overrated, but the right ones can dramatically help you hit your goals – especially when it comes to getting back into fighting shape.

Novel compounds like turkesterone supplements are part of a growing family of ecdysteroids that may help promote muscle growth and strength and can get you back in the gym.

Supplements are just that – supplements (not replacements). They’re no substitute for hard work, but if you’re going to be doing the work – you might as well squeeze the very most out of them.

Embrace Hard Things

Stop avoiding the hard things in life.

Taking a cold plunge every morning can do quite a bit to wake you up and make you “eat the frog” every morning.

Once you do the hardest thing in the day and just embrace it – everything else – from doing the client invoice to taxes to planning out your week doesn’t seem so bad.

When you take a few minutes to reset your brain and start yourself out. You’ll be on better footing for the rest of the day and be ready to go when the really hard things come up unexpectedly.

Get Back to Nature

When you’re surrounded by honking cars on a commute, a buzzing phone, and endless pinging from every device in your house – it’s no wonder that you’re stressed out to the max.

Get back to nature. Do a weekend getaway or just go on a walk through a neighborhood park. You’ll be amazed at how it resets your central nervous system. This in turn lowers your overall stress and cortisol.

This leads to better, clearer thinking and better management over tough decisions.

The old mantra – slow is smooth, smooth is fast – applies here and slowing down to get back into nature can actually help you speed back up and get

In a world that’s getting more and more digitized, it can somehow be harder to be a strong man every day. However, by embracing fitness and the values of traditional masculinity, men can still cultivate their strength and resilience.

Get back in the gym, clean up your diet, and build a supplement regimen. Embrace (and enjoy) difficult things while getting back into nature and resetting your entire body and central nervous system.

Most importantly, by connecting with other men who share these values, men can build strong communities that provide support, encouragement, and camaraderie. This kind of support network can be invaluable in times of stress or hardship and can help men to maintain their resilience in the face of adversity.

In short, by embracing fitness and traditional masculine values, men can cultivate their physical and mental strength and maintain their resilience in today’s demanding world.

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