Women, talk amongst yourselves while we men have a heart to heart.
Jayne and I generally eat healthy (high fats, quality grass-fed beef and lamb, free-range eggs, colorful vegetables, very few fruits, grains, or desserts). It’s our physical work that is typically lacking.
I’ve been trying to toss off my lack of winter exercise to prepare for this summer out here in the sticks. Erecting fences, gardening, wrangling chickens, and tackling this huge yard is a chore. I didn’t want to begin the summer a 6-month weakling so I’ve been doing some interval cardio and weight training to prepare for the work ahead.
I’m getting far more benefits than physical ones. I’m far more focused and more productive. My “happy hormones” (serotonin & dopamine) are obviously higher and I believe my man chemicals are dramatically boosted as well. All of that adds to my productivity, well-being, focus, and ultimately our income’s bottom line.
I too-often let myself go over the winters and it’s embarrassing. I wouldn’t be correcting that even now if it weren’t for some kick-in-the-pants podcasts and websites I’ve been following the past few months.
I used to write for a now-dormant site called The Proper Villains. Lots of sites now exist in the new “manosphere” such as Return of Kings . Some are great, some are weak, but many have something a man can benefit from once in a while.
Want Motivation? Some Amazing Bold and Determined Quotes
I don’t want to sound like a new, ex-smoker who bashes smokers. Still, I do want you men reading this to get motivated to take better care of yourself and that does mean some weight-bearing exercises. Real Men are not physical or mental weaklings (again, I have been more of a failure at the physical part than I care to admit over the years). But the past is meaningless: what we do now is what matters most.
If for no other reason than strong motivation to start taking care of yourself ASAP, here are some quotes from Bold and Determined email (most of my friends will dig these!):
“[M]en with upper body strength are less likely to support wealth redistribution and men without upper body strength tend to favor the nanny state.”
“…weak bodies tend to have weak minds.”
“I know it’s true because I used to be a skinny twig and I used to self-identify as a liberal. When I started getting strong and started making more money I changed almost instantly and started to despise liberal nancy-boys for what they are, Rats.”
“…being provided for is for women and high estrogen males only.”
“When you are a weakling you get spit on and that’s why you like and identify with the nanny state so much,…”
Aren’t those great quotes?
Physical, Mental, Emotional
As most of you know, RightNerve.com focuses mostly on spiritual matters. Well… spiritual matters and guns, but for most of my friends, guns almost reach the pinnacle of “spiritual.” (Example: God Prefers You Carry a .45 Caliber.)
But he who is spiritual judges all things according to Paul’s inspired words. This means we are to judge weak males and feminists who are destroying our society. We are to also judge ourselves because we let it all happen.
We must fix ourselves and fix what we’ve allowed to be done to the world. As men, we have no other option because nobody else on earth is capable.