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ADP Episode #003: Overcoming “Dad Bod” by Losing 115lbs

August 14, 2015 ● Posted in Expert Interviews, Family, Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Opinion, Parenting, podcast, Productivity

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This past week I’ve been in Richfield, OH with my family as Rozanne attends a homeschooling conference to get her prepped for the upcoming school year. We’re here with some friends and rented a house just outside of Cleveland in a nice park and conservation area so the kids had room to get outdoors and…

The #AlphaDad Podcast Episode #002 – The Origin Of The #AlphaDad

July 16, 2015 ● Posted in Expert Interviews, Family, Kettlebells, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Opinion, podcast, Stress Relief, Training

The #AlphaDad Podcast

In Part 2 of my interview with Geoff Neupert we get away from the weight training and meathead talk and get a little philosophical. I’m going to warn you now, if you’re sensitive about religion, permissive parenting or just talking straight and hearing the truth, you’re going want to skip this episode. It gets raw and…

The #AlphaDad Podcast Episode #001 – How To Increase Your Testosterone Naturally

July 01, 2015 ● Posted in Expert Interviews, Family, Kettlebells, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Opinion, podcast, Stress Relief, Training

Geoff 32kg BUP

Let’s be real, declining T levels in today’s men are reaching epidemic proportions. Horrible food choices, a high stress environment and stupid workout methods are causing men today to lose their MANHOOD at an alarming pace. Our bodies are NOT meant to be in high-stress/high-cortisol mode ALL WAKING HOURS OF THE DAY.  But with work,…

6 Essential Bodyweight Exercises

January 29, 2015 ● Posted in Fitness, Training

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Bodyweight training has seen a resurgence thanks to the awareness that CrossFit has brought to the mainstream. As a result, more and more people are realizing the benefits of bodyweight exercises as a great way to gain pound for pound strength without building puffy, unusable muscle. Here are the TOP 6 Bodyweight Exercises that you…

38 Years, 38 Lessons…

January 26, 2015 ● Posted in Family, Fitness, Journal, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Opinion, Parenting, Productivity, Stress Relief, Training

Today is my 38th Birthday. I’m sitting in the gazebo of our Costa Rican Beach/Jungle House (our home for the next 28 days) as Mikey, my 7 year old daughter, counts the grey hairs on my head. Nice. This is the first birthday that I’m spending in temperatures above freezing.  Growing up, we never went…

Chris Lopez."Slicker than your average..."

There are dudes with kids and then there are Dads.  I’m a dad. I married my high school sweetheart after we had our first child. I was 21-years-old.  Fast forward 15 years and 5 kids later (4 daughters and our youngest is the only boy) and we are a homeschooling, kettlebell swinging, hip hop listening, beach volleyball playing, bicycle riding, sustainable living family that only feels normal going against the grain. MY MISSION is to create a movement of physically & emotionally strong family men who don’t care about the “norm” and will do whatever it takes to be the HERO in their families.  Come hang out, and join the movement.

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