The acid test of fitness – and FLAB!
- This test doesn't lie!

Dear Reader,

Had another great workout this morning – and a bit of a different one in that I mixed in pull-ups and dips along with some core 0 Excuses Fitness stuff – which is something I haven’t been doing as of late, preferring to focusing on the former exclusively.

That doesn’t mean I don’t mix in pushups and pull-ups regularly of course.

I’ve often maintained that doing both pushups and pull-ups in ONE workout – either one after the other in “rapid fire” style without much of a break – or doing all your pull-ups at one go and then the pushups – or vice versa – is one of the VERY BEST ways there is to train your entire upper body.

And the very ultimate in upper body training?

Well, as I’ve written about before it’s a handstand pushup – pull-up combo – done RIGHT – and if all you did for the next year was this one combo – well – let me just say this – if you did this combo and STUCK to it – religiously – you’ll be buying shirts three times as large around the shoulder and traps next year as you are now!

But what if you cant do a single one of these movements?

What if you’re currently way too overweight – or out of shape – to even contemplate doing these movements, let alone actually doing ’em?

What if your joints aren’t up to it?

What if you’re been pounding the weights for years, but have ended up neglecting your tendons – and connective tissues – and thus aren’t able to complete the above movements safely?

Well, there IS one exercise – or many, actually that you can still do and get  a cracker of an upper body workout in.

But we’ll focus on one today – and this one exercise is not only a great OVERALL body movements – but it’s also one of the ultimate and most ignored tests of how fit you are – and how much BODY FAT your carrying.

And that being the much vaunted “table” pushup which you see me doing in the System, and which I’ve written about galore.

Which I do for high reps – and which I sometimes do with my daughter on my stomach – and an exercise that most gym goers and average adults are unable to do in any sort of form.

As for how this exercise tells you if you’ve got excess flabbage – especially around the waist and hips – and butt?

Well, simply GET in the “table” position on all fours as I teach you in 0 Excuses Fitness (yes, I’m talking FITNESS!!) – and simply HOLD the position for time.

If you are overweight – – even a bit – – you’ll likely shake like a maple leaf in Toronto upon just GETTING into position – if you can even do so successfully – let alone holding it for any length of time.

Your lower back will cramp. You’ll feel it all along the sides and FRONT of your stomach – and your thighs will start to shake uncontrollably.

All this from just a few seconds of holding the position, so you can well imagine the world of good it’ll do to your body if you were to actually hold the position a while – and DO the pushup!

And as for doing the actual pushup – well – even if you’re not that overweight, the movement will be a real challenge for you.

Most adults fail to hold this position for more than a few seconds when they first start – and their form is way off.

But the good news is this – this one exercise can very quickly improve not only your core strength – – but also strengthens your legs and back beyond belief – – way more so than the regular pushups do.

But you have to do this exercise in the right WAY.

That means NO “slouching” in the lower back when in the “up” position of the movement. That means your neck needs to be ALL the way back during this phase as well (something that is nigh impossible for many afflicted with “smartphone neck” to do).

It means doing it at the right cadence, and doing it in all the different ways it can be done.

And many other tips – – all explained in 0 Excuses Fitness, my friend.

And if you’re already in shape – or THINK you are, well, this one movement is a great one to add into your routine every so often to spice things up – and just give you a break from the other more advanced stuff I’ve mentioned above.

I should know – I did it today – and do so quite regularly!

Anyway, thats it for now. Take the acid test of fitness today if you so would – and report back on how you do!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – There is another style of pushup that most people don’t even call a pushup when they see me doing it – and one which is even more difficult for most people to do – and one that benefits you so much that I’d be hard pressed to put a price tag on it. And no, it’s not the Hindu pushup, though thats a great great, exercise. It’s the REVERSE pushup – and for more on this excellent exercise, crack open the System right here – – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

Do what works for YOU
- .... and has in the PAST!

Dear Reader,

A bit strapped for time today, so this one is going to be brief.

Yeah. Right. Though I try and get most of my blog posts written in under 15 minutes (that alone is a mind bender for those that have been “raised” to believe “more is better), I’m going to try and get this one done in less.

Yeah. Right. Again!

Knowing me I will likely stop WAY past that mark … but anyway, on to the post itself!

Lots of things to say here, and the first thing  I want to say is this – when most people talk about their goals – fitness related or life related – the FIRST thing I tell them to do is focus upon what they DO want – as opposed to what they don’t.

As opposed to the problems. The zillion reasons why it can’t be done. The Bubba’s claiming that “it’s never been done before”.  And so forth.

And though this is an area where most people don’t “get it right” the first time around – there is another area which is equally as critical to NOTE – and one which is oft ignored.

That being, once you do focus upon what you DO want – and have a clear picture of your goal in mind – HOW do you get there.

And in terms of the how, it’s critical to focus upon what has WORKED for you in the past. 

I’ve often talked before about picturing your past SUCCESSES when visualizing, and with damned good reason.

And while you picture your past successes, and draw upon that emotion to make your current goal a reality … you also focus upon what exactly you DID in the past in terms of your successes, and you focus upon doing THAT SAME THING in the future with regard to your current goal!

You do NOT focus upon doing what person A said works – or what the “pundits” say works – or what Joe Blow from XYZ city said “might” work.

NO – you do what has worked for you in the past, and keep repeating doing that same thing – or doing things that same WAY – until you succeed at your current goal!

When I was trying to lose weight, and get the leanest, meanest, baddest and fittest I’ve ever been – I did NOT eat eight small meals a day.

I did NOT follow ANY diet – or any special diet.

I did NOT give up meat – or alcohol – or starches – or carbs.

I did NOT eat breakfast first thing in the morning.

In fact, what I did was the diametric OPPOSITE – something I’ve detailed in the Simple and Effective Diet, (GRATIS with your purchase of the 0 Excuses Fitness System) and yet, this brought me results – and HOW!

I got in the best shape of my life – and lest you think that is just a one off, think again.

This morning while doing my pull-ups I did them in “ladder” fashion – something I do NOT advocate in my books – despite most of the experts advocating it.

A ladder is basically a sequence of numbers where you start low – perhaps 1 or 2 – and go up to 10 or more -and then return back to 2 or 1.

Though this is a great way to do pull-ups, I personally do not believe it’s the best. I’ve outlined the best ways in my book, of course, but this morning I did my pull-ups in a ladder fashion – even though this is NOT how I do ’em the vast majority of the time, and why?

Because at a certain point during the training week, a ladder works best for me!

It’s NOT the best way to learn how to do pull-ups in high reps despite what the pundits say, but it IS good for a change, and I did this today – and had the best workout of the week thus far!

So it’s key, my friend – both in terms of  LIFE and fitness – to focus upon doing what has worked for you in the past – and apply this to your current goals.

When it comes to pull-ups, you may find that doing them in sets of 5 works best.

You may find that doing 25 a day works just best for you as opposed to a 100 a day. Though I advocate doing pushups daily, you might find that doing them every other day – along with running sprints on your days off works a lot better.

And so forth.

You find out what works for you – within certain “sane” guidelines – and you keep doing it until you reach your goal. It’s just that simple!

Last, but not least, for those of you that I hear asking “Hey, but you’re the one that says 0 Excuses Fitness works for bazillions of people and it’ll work for you too!”

“You’re the one that says pushups are the best darn exercise, and they’ll work for YOU too!”

And so forth.

Well, I do say that – and I’m not backing out now – and what do I mean? 

Well, if you wanted to fly from China to the U.S. , for instance, I don’t think you’d walk, would you?

You’d take a plane – in other words, you’d do what most people do.

But you might not take the same airline as your buddies do.

You might, as I prefer, choose an aisle seat when flying as opposed to center.

And so forth!

You do what works – within reasonable limits – and modify it per YOUR unique requirements – and that is how you make things happen!

And that’s precisely why I do not advocate any one workout as being the “best” in 0 Excuses Fitness. Neither do I claim that you have to do the exact same number of reps/movements that I do on a regular basis.

No – it’s about finding out what works for you – and then doing it – and sticking to a routine – and at the end of the day, that is what will bring you the best results, my friend.

Alright, that’s it. I’m at my 15 minute limit now with a few secs to go, so I’ll sign off for today. Off to school to pick up my daughter – back again later!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – Be on the outlook for another email on the “acid test of fitness” – and an email that will truly shake you to your CORE – I mean that – in terms of your thoughts on how fit you currently are – and more importantly, how much FLAB you currently have.

P.S # 2- And in the meantime, don’t forget to pick up the 0 Excuses Fitness System – that – YES – has been working for folks for ages now, and will do wonders for you too if you just drop the excuses and DO the thing. Here is where you can grab the little monster – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

Animal kingdom fitness
- Yesterday's unique workout!

Dear Reader,

While I’ve been pounding out pull-ups and dips galore over the past few weeks or so – and sprints – and achieving great results in general, ’twas time for a change yesterday – albeit an UNPLANNED one.

It was a great, great winter afternoon yesterday here in New Delhi – where I currently am. Although I do not plan to be here for too much longer – I’m enjoying it the best I can at the moment – and most of all, I’m enjoying the time spent with my daughter – some of the most valuable time I’ve spent in recent times.

Some things CANNOT be measured in money, my friend! 

Anyway, so as I picked up my little girl from school yesterday afternoon, the sun was out in full force – and it was a warm, warm winter afternoon.

And of course, the first thing she wanted to do was head on to the park.

Now, being I had a workout planned and being she’s only 5 and needs a “round eye” on her at all times, I figured I’d postpone it a bit.

“Sweetie, not today. Maybe tomorrow? I don’t have my phone on me anyway – and can’t inform Mommy”.

Which was true – I didn’t have the dumbphone on me at the time anyway, hehe.

Nothing doing, of course. When kids want something, they want it – and usually get it – and as adults, we have a LOT to learn from the persistence kids show in getting what they want!

“I want to go anyway!”

“But Mom’s dishing up a nice lunch for you at home, and … ”

“Waah!”

“Ok, maybe we’ll pack it and … ”

“Yay! Picnic!!!!!”

And so it was – off to the park – after lunch at home, and packed biscuits etc for a picnic.

A 2 km or so walk to the park – which I’m proud to report my 5 year old does on her OWN now – as opposed to before where I either carried her or went in a car.

And in the park, of course, after the picnic my daughter started to get “bored” – and that is where I got the idea.

“Why not do some fun stuff, sweetie?”

“What, Dad?”

“Well, like bear crawls. Let’s race like a bear on that hill and see who gets to the top!”

And while this might sound infantile – believe you me – the SAME guy that wrote Eat More – Weigh Less – a course that contains ADVANCED training methods done on hills (though you can do ’em just as easily on terra firma too and achieve much the same results) – and the same guy that does bear crawls by the DOZEN on hills out there in China couldn’t beat his daughter at doing ’em in a race – and as for the workout part of it?

Believe me, there is a huge, huge difference between bi-pedal sprints – and doing them in the bear crawl position!

Your shoulders, wrists and forearms will start to get the workout of your LIVES almost as soon as you start out in this movement – and so will your core – and you’ll find yourself getting out of breath – QUICK.

And it won’t be the “pounding the pavement” out of breath.

It’ll be deep breathing galore that you do – because you’ll be winded, and fast – and this deep breathing is really what burns the fat off at record speeds as I’ve noted in the manual above!

You’ll have to crack open the book for the exact routines and the exact STYLE you should be bear crawling in  – believe me, there is MORE than one way to skin this particular cat – and how!

In addition to this, there are several other more advanced movements in the book that’ll achieve exactly the same effect – except perhaps in lesser time.

One of these is the duck waddle. This puppy done right will have you flat on your ass in no time – and your thighs will be getting the workout of your lives as well if you do it right.

So what would have been a regular workout for me turned into an extra special, extra fun workout – – and as I sit here writing to you, my shoulders and traps are “talking to me” in that way they often do after a hard, hard workout.

And from the guy that pounds out hundreds of pull-ups daily – and does at least 250 pushups a day – that’s saying something!

You too, my friend, can get much the same training effect … if you know HOW. Pick up a copy of Eat More – Weight Less right HERE – – https://0excusesfitness.com/eatmore-weighless/

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – Along with that, don’t forget to pick up a copy of the one fitness System the world has been RAVING about – a System that will get you the fittest you’ve ever been in quick and dirty 10-15 minute (or less!) bursts – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

Long vs short workouts
- One man's is indeed another man's poison!

Dear Reader,

So, I’ve been getting in some great, great workouts as of late – workouts that I’ve written to you about.

Workouts that include pull-ups, pushups (of varying natures as I include in the System) – and of course, plenty of other movements that are shown in “Eat More – Weigh Less” – movements that take less than a minute or so if done correctly.

Movements that start to fry the fat off your body within a few SECONDS of starting the movement if you’re new to it – and if you don’t believe me?

Well – just crack open the book and DO the thing – and as Emerson so rightly says, you’ll not only have the power by doing the thing – but you’ll be sweating from head to toe within a few minutes and will be getting the workout of your LIVES.

I know this – it’s cold where I’m at right now – and I was sweating like a fat man at a free dance after just THREE minutes of a routine I did the other day!

Anyway, thats not a long workout, is it?

Three minute workouts – or EIGHT minute workouts – that tax the entire body – and build strength, muscle and fitness in an all in one combo package. Not a bad deal, methinks!

On the other hand, what about my other “150 pull-up – 100 handstand pushup workouts”  – – or a variant of these – – or a variant of what I mention in Battletank Shoulders, for instance?

I’d be lying to tell you that THOSE workouts took less than 10 minutes. In fact, there have been times I’ve worked out for hours on just a few of these variations, and come back at the end of it all feeling like a trillion bucks.

And I continue to do these type of workouts today, of course!

A reader who was impressed by some of the numbers I post about wrote back with an interesting question.

Rahul,

How long do your current workouts actually take? In the 0 Excuses Fitness System (a great product by the way, thanks) your workouts are short and leave you perspiring fairly quickly. I couldn’t even do some of the exercises you mention in the System, but will be working upon them for sure!

You write about doing pull-ups these days. I’m currently unable to do a single pull-up – but when I am – how long would these workouts take? Are long workouts actually better than short workouts and can I benefit MORE from these type of workouts?

I’m curious to know more about it all.

Thanks,

Rostan

Well – Rostan – thats a great question indeed, and I’ve answered part of it above already – but I’ll give you the “full scoop” now!

First off, my current workouts include both LONG and short workouts.

If I’m pressed for time and need a quick workout that burns fat off my body like crazy – – and gives me a solid upper body and core workout while I’m at it, then my eight minute workouts – -or my 0 Excuses workouts – – or even my Eat More – Weigh Less workouts are what I go for.

However, to me working out – and time spent exercising is more than just physical activity.

It is my zone out time. It is my “MY” time – it is, in other words, a time and space where I retreat into every day – when NO-ONE and nothing can disturb me – and this holds true for external thoughts as well.

Sort of like a meditative state as it were if that makes sense – and for those of you that know what I’m talking about – well – hats off – – that is exactly what working out should be about – whether long or short!

And if I’m doing pull-ups etc – and especially handstand pushups – then it becomes hard to fit in BIG numbers in small times.

Do you HAVE to crank out 100 pull-ups a day like I do?

No – but it sure is nice to be able to do ’em if you want – and to do ’em, you’ll have to TRAIN for them and that will naturally take time.

Ditto for the exercises in the 0 Excuses Fitness System. When you first start, you’ll have to train for them – and that’ll naturally take some time.

The key thing is this – don’t get too hung up on numbers or time at the get -go – and certainly do NOT focus on the “three hour long” pump’n’tone routines the trainers at the gym advise.

It isn’t so much about the time spent – it’s more about what you GET out of the time – and how you USE the time you have available to you.

And your goals, of course. If you’re looking to get into the sort of “Zen like” meditative state I sometimes get into while doing Hindu pushups, for instance, then this can be accomplished in as less as 3 minutes – and you can go on up to half an hour (I kid you NOT) in this same movement.

BOTH workouts have their benefits. BOTH fry fat off your body at record speeds. BOTH give you a tune up from the inside out …and BOTH work, my friend.

At the end of the day, ’tis all up to your goals – and that’s all it really boils down to!

Thanks again for asking – – and being this is a question others have asked, I figured I’d answer it here!

Well, my friend, that’s IT for now. Make sure to get your workout in this Monday – I care not if it’s long – or short – or in the middle. It’s about working SMART – not necessarily LONG – and that applies to those of you stuck in a cube as well!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. –  I posted once about certain things EVERY man (there is a REASON I’m  underling “man”!!) should be able to do (as said by old time strongman and fitness pioneer Earlie Liederman) – and chinning yourself 25 times in succession was one of these. Most people can’t even hold on to a chinning bar for any  length of time –  let alone complete ONE pull-up – or chin -up – and as for reps??

“In my dreams”, as one reader so adroitly put it!

The good news is I’ve got just the remedy right here – – and it’s a remedy that has worked for tons of folks before – – and a remedy that will work for YOU too . Here it is – – https://0excusesfitness.com/pull-ups-from-dud-to-stud-within-a-matter-of-weeks/

Never bring a KNIFE to a gunfight
- More on eating more ... and truly weighing LESS!

Dear Reader,

Well, first off, happy thanksgiving to everyone on this list – or should I say happy POST thanksgiving, hehe.

Black Friday is on in FULL swing as I write this –  -and as for yours truly – – well, I’m sitting at home in my “PJ’s” as I type this to you.

Not for me the craziness and madness of queuing up for hours in line in front of Wally World – or Sam’s club – or Target (those stores that still ARE in operation) or whatever. None of the crazy punching and kicking that goes on over “deals” – on things you wouldn’t normally buy anyway!

I’d rather do my shopping online – from the comfort of home – with the click of a button, and so can YOU, my friend – and really, so SHOULD you!

The best gift is one that benefits you not just for the short term – but long term as well – and YES, while I’m unabashedly promoting my products here, it’s for good reason – and it’s TRUE as well.

You’ll grow out  (and back in, hehe) of clothes. You’ll get through the box of chocolates before you know it. The tee vee on “sale” ain’t gonna benefit you anyway. And so forth!

Anyway, back to bringing (or not) a knife to a gunfight.

Last year I went on vacation to Khajjiar, a lovely little hamlet tucked away in the Himalayas – and one of my favorite  places to visit by far in the whole world.

I’ve written before, of course, about how I enjoy the Himalayas more than almost anything in the world.

And I’ve written galore about Qi Feng, and the stories I’ve accumulated working out in that mountain park as well!

If there were truly two places that define what sort of lifestyle I LIKE – it is these two, but anyway, every time I went on vacation Khajiiar – I’d end up gaining more than a few pounds.

Sure, I’m genetically disadvantaged in that regard. Sure, Indian food, while spicy and TASTY can be extremely fattening (just look at the capital New Delhi and all the “tubbos” walking around if you don’t believe me) … but get this.

I was hiking hills for hours while on holiday. None of the “romping around in a car” holiday while on vacation for me.

I’ve never really understood the reason behind traveling to the mountains – and spending most, or ALL of the trip either in a car or ensconced in a hotel room. Beats the entire point to me – which is to get out in the fresh air and enjoy NATURE for what it is, but that doesn’t seem to be what the majority of folks believe in doing these days – sadly.

Anyway, every time I’d return from this sort of a vacation, my waistline would show signs of duress, to put it one way.

The bulging belly. The “gurgling tummy”. The rolls of fat on the lower back and so forth …a nd yet, here’s the best part – within a week, all of this was GONE – and then some.

How, you ask?

Well, I could of course “pimp” my 0 Excuses Fitness System here – and truth be told, if you’re just starting out, that System will have much the same effect on YOU as I’ve just mentioned above.

But when you’re tackling a big problem – that you gotta solve NOW – you don’t bring a knife to a gunfight!

If you want to lose weight – and oodles of it – and do so at WARP speed – or light speed, hehe – then you BRING the ONE TOOL into your training regiment that will allow you to do so.

That being the “AK-47” of fitness, if I might say so – and in this case, that one product is Eat More – Weigh less.

The situation I’ve described above, of course, is probably one that sounds familiar to y’all as  you recover from the Thanksgiving  binging that most of y’all probably indulged in.

All good. Hey, ’twas a joyous, festive occasion and it happens – happened to me earlier this year during Chinese New Year as well – – and that was actually when I came up with the idea of Eat More – Weigh Less – after I walked into a restaurant and weighed myself – and saw that despite the merriment of the night before, I was literally weighing LESS!

I think it was like 0.4 kgs lost within the space of a few hours.

Multiply that by 24 – 48 – or even 96 … as I did before putting out this course, and you get the drift.

So for those of you that are currently battling the post thanksgiving BULGE – and gearing up for the Christmas festivities, there is NO better day than NOW to invest in Eat More – Weigh Less.

Not only will the pounds fly off almost as quickly as they appeared – but you’ll also be in prime shape for Christmas – and the associated “stuffings” etc, hehe.

The information in this course is SO valuable and  so potent are the exercise combos that I could literally offer this for more than a couple hundred bucks – or more – but I’m not. I’m offering it to you for less than a hundred bucks – a throwaway price if there ever was one.

Grab it now while stocks last – and while I’m offering it at the price I am – and write back about your tales of fat burning and waist whittling. I’ll share ’em with the world!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – Along with that, we’ve got several other products lined up for you at 0 Excuses Fitness headquarters. All of these make perfect gifts  – – and if you’re like me, and prefer to avoid the madness outdoors, well, get your holiday shopping done right HERE – – https://0excusesfitness.com/products/

My secret weight loss “potion”
- .. Grab it while stocks LAST! ...

Dear Reader,

So, many a “freeloader” sends me an email … or many emails, actually – and ALL of them have  a similar theme.

It’s either about “why my products are expensive” (a topic addressed GALORE – UGH!) – or “why I don’t simply part with the “complete scoop” in my emails” (in other words, give away the house for FREEEEE – and then some).

And today’s email will probably be manna from heaven if you’re one of that very large group indeed – – or then again, maybe not – we’ll see!

Anyway, in the last email I wrote about giving you a special weight loss SECRET – something you likely do NOT know about as of now, and if you do – well – you aren’t using it the right way.

Something I’ve mentioned in the hugely popular “The Simple and Effective Diet” (which by the way is GRATIS – more manna from heaven for you “freeloaders” out there, hehe – with a purchase of the 0 Excuses Fitness System) – and that something is something I drank pots and pots of back when I first started to do so in China  – and do until this day.

It’s something that made instantly give up coffee – forever. Sure, I still have the occasional cup of black coffee, but and unlike the vast majority of folks out there the coffee machine is NOT the first thing I head for upon waking up in the mornings.

I no longer need the caffeine buzz. I no longer need to piss like a racehorse 10 times or more a day. And so forth.

And I get health – and WEIGHT loss benefits that coffee can never even start to provide you with.

OK, so what IS it then?

Well – it’s Chinese green tea, my friend. Not oolong, not jasmine, not red, not “puh er” – although all of these GREAT teas HAVE their benefits, nothing comes close to the benefits you get from imbibing GENUINE (as in, straight from China) green tea on a regular basis.

When it comes to tea, folks often associate India with it – and yet the green tea in India (at least all of those I’ve had) pales in comparison to that in China – a very low grade if I might say so.

If you’re into milk tea – a highly unhealthy practice by the way – then India’s the place for you – but if you’re into LOSING weight as opposed to gaining oodles of it – well – Chinese green tea is the one drink that will aid you in this endavor faster than any other drink will.

Forget the dieting. Drop the “pills”. Forget “six small meals a day” and all that garbage. Incorporate genuine green tea into your diet any which way, and see the difference it makes in a few weeks or so.

Now, why do I mention this “secret” here?

Well – because first, most people that think of green tea think of the packaged green tea sold in most Western supermarkets.

And that sort of tea will NOT be helpful to you. Green tea I’m referring to is NOT “crushed” – and neither does it come in tea bags (one of the worst things you can do to tea).

You do NOT add milk – sugar – or honey to it.

You add warm water – and that is IT – nothing else – and again, it must be the genuine stuff – or you might as well not drink it!

In all my years in China I’ve had the good fortune to drink many a splendid green tea indeed – and I’ve written a lot about this as well before.

And the second reason I mention it is this – is that I’m currently selling these special green teas that I’ve got – while stocks last, of course.

What do I mean?

Well, it’s something else I sell – its not on the website as yet because I’ve got to set up a seperate sales page etc for it (given all the varieties on offer out there) – – but I’ve got a good stock of them sitting right here in my house – – a stock that is RAPIDLY dwindling, by the way.

You can grab these for a pittance of $10 for 500 gms – – and 500 gms of green tea can last you more than two months or so if used right.

Not only that – the BEST way to drink green tea isn’t in glasses – or cups – or muggas – or pitchers.

Sure, you CAN drink them this way – but the best way is to drink them in super concentrated form in tiny clay pots as is done in China – and if you want some of those as well – well – I’m your man right there too.

So if you’re interested – drop me a line – and I’ll get back to you with a quote on shipping etc.

In the meantime, let’s look at what Imran, a customer from India had to say about this green tea – and a few other things I sold him –

Green tea is very good, very fragrant! Full body!

And with regard to the pots he procured from me –

I’m happy with these! Tea taste is different and BALANCED with this pot, which is why I bough it!

And he’s right, my friend. He’s right – and so if you’re interested (oh, and pictures are there on our social media accounts by the way) – then jump on this right now – I’m currently offering 500 gms of the real deal which most people don’t even see in their lifetimes – for the THROWAWAY price of $10/bag, but this is ONLY while stocks last!

And that’s it for today. Last, but not least remember that while green tea is part of the equation, ole Jack La Lanne was spot on when the made the “Exercise is King, Nutrition is queen – together they form a kingdom” comment.

You truly CANNOT ignore the exercise part – and if you haven’t already – grab the one System that’ll have you shedding the flabbage off like there is NO tomorrow – right here – – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – Again, if you’re interested in the tea – shoot me an email and we’ll see what we can “cook up” for you based upon shipping, handling etc. I’ll be putting out a new sales page on the site too soon – be on the outlook for it!

 

“I really need lose weight because I suffer from diabetes.”
- If you ever needed a good reason to lose weight - and get fit - here is one!

Dear Reader,

One of the great things about the 0 Excuses Fitness System is this – that while you DO and WILL lose oodles of weight on the System – the benefits extend far beyond that.

I recall writing to y’all about my liver issues many years ago – elevated liver levels and “bilirubin” levels (to be precise) due to a variety of issues – this being a concern that affects a lot of people in today’s world.

True, there were many reasons for my condition at the time – and one of the reasons was GENES – but hey, my eating – drinking – and other habits weren’t helping as well.

Neither were the excess 20 or so extra kgs (sometimes more) that I was carrying around …

Sure, I worked out regularly even back then. Sure, I’d do pull-ups, pushups – and all that – albeit not for high reps as I do now (that’s a tip right there for y’all!).

BUT – internally – the damage was being done – and this damage was ONLY reversed once I lost a lot of weight – and did it the right way along with the deep breathing I so highly recommend.

Believe me, I tried everything at a certain point – including pounding the pavement – which while it DID help me lose a bit of weight – didn’t help a lick in terms of my medical issues – which by the way are all a thing of the past now.

I still remember my father looking at me when I was around 22 or so and remarking “You may die by the age of 30 if this keeps up!”

And whether or not he really meant that I know not – – but I know THIS – – that one statement again (much as I’ve written to you before) did something for me – sparked something inside of me – that was not there before – that being BELIEF.

I KNEW deep down inside I was NOT going to die – or even close to it – by the age of 30. I KNEW I was going to beat my weight and health issues – and did I?!

You be the judge!

Belief, my friend – is truly what it is ALL about – and with all that in mind, let’s look at a recent convo I had with “A” (I’ll call him “A” for the sake of privacy) …

I really need lose weight because I suffer from diabetes. And in the recent times I cannot control it — A

My response beneath –

Exercise is key #1 to losing that weight buddy – along with the deep breathing and some of the exercises I promote. If you work out the right way – weight loss issues will be a thing of the past – and I should know – as stated on my site and pages – I’ve been there, and then some!

Get the System.

Not only will it provide you with a plethora of exercises/workouts you can do right in your living room – but you’ll also soon discover just how rapidly the pounds will fly off! Best of luck – and keep me posted on your progress!

Now, I know not if he’s actually bought the System as yet- I haven’t checked the sales report for the day as yet – but he did thank me – and I’m sure he’ll take my advice on board.

We’ll see – – and that’s today’s missive, my friend. A powerful, powerful one indeed – and one YOU would do well on take on board too if you’re having weight related health issues – as many of us are!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – By the way, stay tuned for another great missive coming up shortly from 0 Excuses Fitness HQ – this one to do with a special “secret” – a WEIGHT loss SECRET – something you can DRINK – and watch the pounds fly off as quickly (or if at all) they pile on. I’ll be writing on this shortly – but for now – if you haven’t already – make sure to grab the System right here – – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

Crush Central
- Build that bone crushing GRIP you've always craved!

Dear Reader,

It’s often been said that the first thing one notices about a man in terms of “first impressions” is his grip.

A firm solid (this is different from “strong”) grip to me signifies that I’m talking to a MAN – a MAN who is likely dependable – trustworthy – and a man that is probably good to do business with as well.

Of course, this isn’t to say that a “bone crushing” grip is required. It’s not to say that one should approach every new contact with the intention of crushing his – or her – fingers … and it’s certainly not to say that there aren’t a fair share of “shysters” around with a strong grip.

But the point stands – and remains. A firm, solid handshake inspires confidence in a man – there just ARE no two ways about it.

And unfortunately the one (or I should one amongst many) things the modern day man does NOT have in general is a strong grip. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve encountered the “limp fish” handshake –  or a weak, “uninspiring” clammy sort of grip – and thus forth – as opposed to what I’d like to encounter when meeting another man.

Apart from the constant comments and questions I get about “if I go to the gym” and “broad shoulders” – and so forth – one common question is this – Just HOW did you get that rock solid grip of yours, Rahul?

How did you build a grip that strong – and – as an ex-Marine put it recently – how on earth did you get that “kung fu like pull” to your grip?

All of these questions of course are sparked further by the fact that genetically and physically speaking I’m the LAST guy you’d think would have a strong grip.

I’m the LAST guy you’d thin would have a bone crushing grip – or strong fingers. My hands are tiny – and my wrists despite years of training aren’t as big as you might imagine.

Ditto for the rest of my body – upper body included – and yet – I’ve got a bonafide gorilla grip which few regular folks can match – and I say that not to brag, but just to state a fact.

I’ve stated the story about how I almost got my right hand literally CRUSHED into pieces – an injured right hand at that – by a guy who probably knew better, but didn’t care two hoots.

I’ve also told you the story of how that same right hand is the one that I fell out of a running bus on at the age of 17  – – and BOTH those incidents, combined with the “pitying” (or disparaging, I should say) looks the Doc gave me when taping the wrist up stuck in my mind.

And from that point on, I made up my mind to get good – very good at building my GRIP – before anything else – which wasn’t a bad decision to make at all.

Your legs and grip are literally the most important parts of your body to train – and though I did not quite know how to do it back then – – I had the most important part down pat – – which was BELIEF.

Belief, my friend is what makes things happen! 

Years later, here I am – sitting on not one, but two grip oriented training manuals – both immensely popular ones – a compilation – and of course, a whole host of other fitness ebooks and products, including the path breaking 0 Excuses Fitness System.

As Claude Bristol famously stated in the Magic of Believing,

Repetition of the same chant, the same incantations, the same affirmations leads to belief. Once that belief becomes a deep seated conviction, things begin to happen.

And they would have for me much earlier than they did (grip wise) if I had taken – or even KNOWN the above bit when I first started.

All good in the hood tho – the end result is what counts – and it’s an end result YOU TOO, my friend can get.

Last night I had the most amazing pull-up workout out there – and part of the reason was my GRIP – and a few things I did while doing my pull-ups – all mentioned in the books, by the way – that really separated this workout from a lot of the others.

No, it has NOTHING to do with not using your thumbs – or “kipping” – or “stopping short of full extension” – or any of the other junk the “experts” advocate.

It’s got something to do with – hint – the TITLE of this post – see if you can guess it – and if you’re already an avid Gorilla Grip fan, you KNOW what it is!

Anyway, that is it for today. If you workout today – have a great, great one – and let me know how it went!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – While you’re at it, remember that (as I state in Gorilla Grip), a skyscraper is only as strong as it’s initial foundation. The same holds true for YOUR fitness. Build the foundation FIRST – right here – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

Stretching vs warming up
- The two are - and should be KEPT - different!

Dear Reader,

Well, well, well.

The cold weather is upon us again … and as I returned from an early morning jaunt this morning I saw folks bundled up galore – even though it’s just the beginning of winter (and to me, it’s not that cold anyway).

I love me a bit of “nip” in the weather if you get my drift. Keeps me sharp and focused – and certainly better than the hot sweaty weather I’m used to in Southern China – but while I’m not a huge fan of extreme cold – I’m not a huge fan of bundling up in layers and layers of clothing either unless its really warranted.

Anyway, that isn’t the topic of this post.

Being it’s cold weather out there, I see plenty of folks out there stretching – walking – and doing whatever it is they have to “warm up” before they get their workouts in.

Now, I’ve written a lot about stretching in the past – and whether you should stretch BEFORE – or AFTER your workout.

The answer might surprise a lot of people, and it’s one of the things I address in 0 Excuses Fitness – – and along with the deep breathing, this section alone might well justify the entire price of the course – so important is it to take on board.

Lots of people have this idea that “stretching” equates to warming up.

No it doesn’t – at least, that is NOT the purpose of stretching – which can be an entire workout unto itself if done right! 

Warming up is simply what it is sounds like i.e getting your entire body ready and “primed” for a tough workout ahead. I believe I’ve addressed warmups in the FAQ’s section of 0 Excuses Fitness – – but if I haven’t –  or if the detail isn’t enough for y’all out there, then shoot me an email with your questions, and I’ll address all that I can in these daily emails.

In the meantime, remember this – stretching – which I prefer to do AFTER my workouts – and with GOOD reason (that alone is a mind bender for most folks out there) is NOT the ideal way to warm up by far – and while you can certainly loosen and limber up via this method, it certainly isn’t the best way to “warm up”.

The great things about the 0 Excuses Fitness System though is this – if you do things right, you won’t NEED much, or ANY warm up at all before jumping straight into the workouts.

For instance, take the reverse and Hindu pushups – both mega super exercises that incorporate stretching into the movement as PART of the movement as opposed to the latter alternative.

All you really need to do – and all I do – to warm up before a tough pushup workout then is to simply hold the poses for a while – or to do a few reps in “slo mo” form – and you’ll find yourself getting warmed up and ready to GO in less than a few minutes.

Compare that to the lengthy warm up routines most folks have – either at the gym or elsewhere – which take up to 15 minutes or so before your body even “gets going” – and which incorporate stretches that while good on their own should NOT be done before your workout (for reasons I’ve already mentioned).

In China, you’ll see folks of all ages walking around the park to warm up. Or perhaps doing a few bear crawls – or more than a few, as the good folks in Zhengzhou would tell  you – they hit the news a few years ago as well – for doing nothing other than what I mention in the 0 Excuses Fitness System!

There truly IS gold to be mined in this System, me thinks – and if you don’t believe me – just ask the Chinese – or other Asian cultures – all of whom have a tendency to live up to long ages (traditionally) – and ALL of whom incorporate the various movements I show you in the 0 Excuses Fitness System.

So, the takeaway from this email?

One, get your paws on the System if you haven’t already – right here – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

And two – remember that stretching and warming up are NOT the same. Warming up can be done in a wide variety of ways, and I’ve mentioned a few above.

It is such an exhaustive topic that I could probably write an entire book or course upon it – and I’ll cover more on this in the future.

In the meantime, have a great, great workout today – and make today the best Monday ever!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – Another book that has been FLYING off the shelves is the old and timeless fitness CLASSIC – Fast and Furious Fitness – truly where it “all started” for yours truly. This truly is “one for the ages”, my friend – and a COLLECTOR’s ITEM if there ever was ONE – and you can grab it right HERE – https://0excusesfitness.com/fast-and-furious-fitness/

More on Milo and the calf
- And carrying "odd" objects

Dear Reader,

I’ve written earlier about the story of Milo and the Calf – quite a popular post that was if I might say so, and how I used a variant of it in my “training” one fine Sunday evening.

Now for those of that haven’t read it, in brief – Milo was an old time strongman and wrestler from Italy that won about a bazillion awards at the Olympic (and other) games in his time.

I’m not sure what the specific term was for the “Games” back then – it escapes my mind, but I do know that Milo was counted very highly in terms of his athletic prowess – – as well as noted for his TREMENDOUS strength and overall power.

He was also a bonafide Periodonikes – which for those of you not in the know equates to a “grand slam champ” at WORST today – and far, far more at best!

They built them STRONG back then – and one of the things (or one of the PRIMARY METHODS he used, I should say) to build this amazing, rugged strength was to carry a baby calf on his shoulders daily – for miles on end – and he kept this up daily.

Day by day, the calf grew, and Milo kept carrying it on his shoulders until one fine day the calf matured into a massive BULL – sitting “pretty” on Milo’s gigantic shoulders, as it were!

I don’t think I need to tell you the sort of strength this kind of routine would build, of course?

Now while I practice a variant of this in my own training (see the linked post above) – – I took this to another level yesterday.

We finished eating lunch – and it was off to the park for a much needed “energy burn” for my little girl. She’s been on a steady diet of dumbphones and Tee Vee for the past few days, and much like a dog that goes stir crazy if you don’t allow it exercise – she was getting cranky as well.

‘Tis normal for young kids to move about CONTINUALLY – get exhausted – and then start all over again. Unfortunately it hardly, if ever happens in modern day society – hence all the problems with childhood (and of course adult) obesity as well.

So off it was to a local nearby park.

The sun was out. My daughter had her fill on the machines at the “outdoor gym for geriatrics” as I like to call it – but hey, those machines give a 5 year old an excellent workout, and as she was done grunting, pushing and pulling – she wanted more.

And as we sat on the grass, it struck me.

“Hey, Barbara. Why don’t we go to Daddy’s park … you know, the one I go to daily?”

(That one is about a 15 minute or so walk from my house).

“It’s too far … ”

“Oh no! It’s not, honey – it’s very near! Just 10 minutes – just 600 seconds!”

“Just 600?”

“Just that!”

“Let’s go, Daddy!” (and this above bit should be instructional to those with kids that cut up a bit too much and never “listen” to their parents! Hehe).

And off it was to the park – and en route, of course, it was back to the “Milo and the Calf” routine.

I must have lugged her on my shoulders for about 30% of the initial trip there – and then a lot in the park as well, which is a bit of a hilly park with slopes up and down hither, thither and yonder.

She got her fill of the monkey bars – swings – and some other stuff – and actually swung herself across the monkey bars in a way that would put most adults to shame.

And that tired her out – and on the way back, of course, it was a double dose of Milo and the calf for yours truly.

And as I carried her back, it wasn’t like having a backpack on my shoulders – or lugging a “weight” back.

No – this was a wriggly, slippery, giggly 5 year old – hard to grab – and hard to keep on one shoulder for any length of time – not to mention the extra weight each day – and when you factor in the fact that it was a 3 km walk to and from the park – and a few more IN the park – well – you’ll get an idea of why I was starting to get fatigued as I carried her back!

That wasn’t all, of course.

‘Twas off to the market for some snacks after that – another km or so for Milo – and of course his little calf – and by the end of it all ,I came home and collapsed in my chair, not to move for a good hour or so.

Today, I feel sore in the following areas – traps and triceps (especially) – this for a guy who pounds out pull-ups and dips galore daily.

My chest feels like it’s gotten a solid workout in – and my calves are sore (this from a guy who bounds up hills regularly!).

Not to mention my abs which seem to have taken a pounding during the 3 hour or so adventure we had – – all in all, a solid overall body workout.

And this is but ONE testament to the power of workouts like these – as opposed to when you’re lugging weights – or something that is easy to grip and hold and handle.

Sure, weights build strength. But try hoisting a barbell to your shoulders – and then a partially filled beer keg – or sandbag – of the same weight to your shoulders – for REPS – and tell me which is harder.

Which gives you more cardio. And so forth.

I’ll bet it’s the latter – because it ain’t easy to grip for one – and two, because you have to CONTROL the weight in all directions as you lift and hold – as opposed to a dumbbell or barbell which requires none of the above.

In Fast and Furious Fitness, I wrote about the importance of including “odd object training” in your routine.

I believe I’ve mentioned this in 0 Excuses Fitness as well, but even if not – the exercises therein are the perfect “odd” training you need for your entire body.

These exercises will make you move – and handle your own bodyweight in ways you never have before – and they’ll leave you sore from HEAD TO TOE the first time you start doing ’em. Believe me now and trust me later, you’ll truly be getting workout of your LIVES when you do these.

And that’s one reason the fat will fly off your frame quicker than ever before when you get started on this System.

You’ll turn into a lean, mean fighting machine – and feel like a billion bucks as well.

Can’t beat all them benefits, me thinks!

So if you haven’t yet “gotten on the stick” as yet, my friend here is where to do it – – https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/

I’ll be waiting to welcome you on board!!

Best,

Rahul Mookerjee

P.S. – While Milo was ONE example of the tremendous power this sort of training can build – he wasn’t the only one. Ever seen the upper body development of old time slaves carrying “Cleopatra” on a litter – or perhaps Ben Hur in the movie? Believe me, this sort of training builds IMMENSE strength – not to mention endurance and CONFIDENCE in spades as well – and you’ll want to learn how to build these attributes right here — https://0excusesfitness.com/0excusesfitnessystem/