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The Reason MJ is the GOAT

About a month ago, a 10 part docu series about Michael Jordan’s last championship season wrapped up. 

It brought back a lot of memories for me because I was an avid fan back then of the NBA.  

Once MJ retired, I appreciated his greatness even more because you realized just how dominant he was.

It is clear in the series about how competitive he was and how he wanted to win at all costs. 

Some of our former high school and college athletes keep in touch with me on a regular basis and they said that after watching it, it was apparent that he wasn’t a great mentor and things of that nature. 

I said, ‘Guys, he wasn’t trying to be a great mentor.  Usually great mentors in sports aren’t the best players.  Jordan had a sole purpose of winning, no matter what.’

They saw my point and I think anyone that played with him can say that they became better in all aspects of life because of being around such a dominant and winning mindset.

To me, it will never be equaled, which is the reason no one else can ever be considered the greatest of all time (GOAT).

How can you start making your mindset just a little bit better?

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-I am taking people for the next Panda Challenge, it begins June 22nd.  Based on the first two challenges, the average inches lost around the waist in just 45 days is 3”!!!! If you are interested in one of the remaining 7 spots, go here: https://hillsborough.newellstrength.com/panda_diet

 

P.P.S-After much consideration, we are pushing our Fat Shredder to September.  We will be able to run it better and people will be ready for it.  We don’t want anyone to miss out.  Details will come out as it gets closer.  




Breakthrough for Brax

About two weeks ago, we were at our good friend’s beach house.  It’s one of our favorite places to BE.  

It is amazing to watch the relationships with Brax, Tank and Emma evolve with our dear friends.  And Devon and I know that it takes a village to raise a child.  

Watching Brax learn from Sweet Lou in the pool was amazing.  Brax rapidly progressed from Friday night until Sunday afternoon.  

Much, much quicker than an adult can learn anything.  

Part of the reason is youth and a, ripe brain.  But the other part is that Braxton is so endlessly curious.  He is self-competitive.  

He asks a ton of questions, he tries something, then evaluates and adds on the next skill.  In this case, it was jumping in the pool with no life jacket, staying underwater for up to 10 seconds, searching the bottom of the pool for toys, etc.

It was amazing to watch and I was as proud as a dad could be.  

What did I learn from Brax?  Simply to always be endlessly curious and to be better than I was prior (prior day, prior week, prior year and on). 

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-I am taking people for the next Panda Challenge, it begins June 22nd.  Based on the first two challenges, the average inches lost around the waist in just 45 days is 3”!!!! If you are interested in one of the remaining 9 spots, reply to this email with ‘Panda’ in the subject box.

 

P.P.S-After much consideration, we are pushing our Fat Shredder to September.  We will be able to run it better and people will be ready for it.  We don’t want anyone to miss out.  Details will come out as it gets closer.  




Leaders Are Inquisitive

In today’s episode, I explore the concept of leadership and asking questions.  

By nature, I am a skeptic.  This is at the root of one of my  personal life philosophies of ‘doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing’. 

I may be wrong, but at least I ask questions.  You can take a listen to today’s episode here: https://unlockingyourinnerstrength.libsyn.com/leaders-are-inquisitive

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-I am taking people for the next Panda Challenge, it begins June 22nd.  Based on the first two challenges, the average inches lost around the waist in just 45 days is 3”!!!! If you are interested in one of the remaining 9 spots, reply to this email with ‘Panda’ in the subject box.

 

P.P.S-After much consideration, we are pushing our Fat Shredder to September.  We will be able to run it better and people will be ready for it.  We don’t want anyone to miss out.  Details will come out as it gets closer. 




Amazingly it All Started With This

9 years ago, I made today’s video.  

It’s about how I began and yes, it began with a simple exercise band.  

Take a listen for 3 minutes and try to gain a spark of inspiration.  

(Don’t mind my eyes, they  were a bit puffy because of allergies).

Enjoy! https://youtu.be/wa61Mmg9mRs

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We will be up and running soon.  Some of you have been reaching out about the annual Fat Shredder contest.  We will be doing it, and are aiming to start in the beginning of June.  More details to come!




Discover How to Read Your Own Feedback

A few weeks ago, after a really hard lower body training session, I awoke in the middle of the night with a nasty cramp right up in my groin.

It’s one of the muscles that ties into the hamstrings and helps you to extend the hip.

But that is really besides the point.

It was cramping because I had pushed it and strained it.

Well, here we are, a few weeks later and it’s hampering me.

You know why?

Because, I am still continuing to train it.

Stupid on my part.  I am ignoring my own biofeedback.  What’s that you say? It’s the feedback that your body is always telling you.  This is something that we use a lot within the Panda challenge and we teach within that program because once a person knows what signs to look for, they can make adjustments.

My groin is a very simple example, but it’s no different than someone feeling a lack of energy and a dip in mindset from the way they are eating or dieting.  Most people would just use the scale to dictate protocol even if biofeedback is pointing in another direction.

And yes, I am going to start altering lower body training so this thing can heal up:).

 

Think Differently- Kyle

 

P.S.-If you’d like to work with us and have the best Coaching in the world, before this craziness is behind us, then check out the opportunity below.  The first round of clients are crushing it and they’d be the first to tell you that it’s the best investment you could make in yourself, particularly given the current climate…

1- Last week I opened the doors to the second Panda Challenge, which will be starting within the next 3 weeks.  6 of the 12 spots are already taken and it looks like this will be the trend going forward for this Challenge as it’s one of a kind and dare I say, the most effective ‘Nutrition Challenge’ in the world (mark my words, you heard it here first). If you’d like to find out more info and at least throw your name in the ring for me to decide if you’re a good fit, then go here: https://hillsborough.newellstrength.com/panda_application




How to Gain Clarity in Uncertain Times

One month ago, I saw exactly what the root cause of the problem of the Corona Quarantine was going to be for most people.

Am I Nostradamus?  

Nope,  but I do have a deep understanding of the human brain and how it operates.  

Our brain craves clarity.  

It can only move forward with prediction and response, otherwise it goes into threat mode and usually freezes up.

Well, in today’s episode, that’s exactly what I discuss.  

You can take a listen here and while you’re at it, hit the share button and pay it forward:)

 

www.newellstrength.com/single-post/2020/04/21/How-to-Gain-Clarity-in-Uncertain-Times

 

Be unconventional – Kyle

 

1- The Fat Shredder is coming!  Realistically it’ll probably start at some point in the backside of May and run until the 4th of July weekend.  Here’s all you have to do for now: start thinking of your teammates. Each team will have at least a member, non-member and one woman (teams of 3).  It’s gonna be epic and just what we all need at that time:) 

 

2-I am opening the doors to the second Panda Challenge, which will be starting within the next 3 weeks.  The first 12 ‘Panda’s’ are crushing it and dare I say, all 12 are on track to hit their 45-day goals! Yes, I only take 12 because of the high level of Coaching each client receives.  5 of the spots are already taken from people that just missed the cut for the first Panda Challenge. If you’d like to find out more info and at least throw your name in the ring for me to decide if you’re a good fit, then go here: https://hillsborough.newellstrength.com/step_1




Check out these ‘Unfinished Business’ Stories

Despite everything that is going on, I am happy to report that some of our transformation sweepstake clients are still focused and going strong.  

They had a choice just like all of us, revert back to old ways or stay the course and embrace the discipline to help them through these times.

They chose discipline. 

Enjoy! https://youtu.be/xaZgpSeDTz8

Be unconventional – Kyle

1- The Fat Shredder is coming!  Realistically it’ll probably start at some point in the backside of May and run until the 4th of July weekend.  Here’s all you have to do for now: start thinking of your teammates. Each team will have at least a member, non-member and one woman (teams of 3).  It’s gonna be epic and just what we all need at that time:)




Can You Handle Boredom?

‘Most people can’t handle boredom. That means they can’t stay on one thing until they get good at it.  And then they wonder why they’re unhappy.’ -50

 

Most people aren’t aware that the brain loves growth.  Growth and challenge lead to happiness.

 

But you can’t really grow if you can’t stay focused.

 

You can be a ‘hopper’ but that will lever lead to deeper levels of happiness.

 

Focus on the grass right under your feet.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle

 

  1. Men, we are now taking a waitlist for our next Ripped Dads.  We will be taking 15 men into this program, it’s a great way to get a jump start or re-join us for a 6-week contest!  If you want to be put on the waitlist, just reply to this email and let me know. It’ll be starting in early April!

 

2. We are running our very first Panda Diet Challenge (the pilot program): If you’d like to apply, you need to click the link below.  If I decide you are a good fit to be one of the 12 participants, it will begin April 1.  I will personally be handling you the entire 6-weeks and pending where you are at, I expect to see average, permanent weight loss in the 15-25 pound range if you fit the criteria.  And no, you don’t need to be a member and no, it’s not free:)  If you are interested, apply here: https://hillsborough.newellstrength.com/step_1




A Fantastic Quote for You

‘All of man’s troubles come from not knowing how to sit still, alone in a room.’ -Blaise Pascal

 

How comfortable are you when you are alone?

 

If you are very uncomfortable, that’s where you need to focus.  Put the light on it and figure out how to fix it.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle

 

  1. Men, we are now taking a waitlist for our next Ripped Dads.  We will be taking 15 men into this program, it’s a great way to get a jump start or re-join us for a 6-week contest!  If you want to be put on the waitlist, just reply to this email and let me know. It’ll be starting in early April!

 

  1. We are running our very first Panda Diet Challenge (the pilot program): If you’d like to apply, you need to click the link below.  If I decide you are a good fit to be one of the 12 participants, it will begin April 1.  I will personally be handling you the entire 6-weeks and pending where you are at, I expect to see average, permanent weight loss in the 15-25 pound range if you fit the criteria.  And no, you don’t need to be a member and no, it’s not free:) If you are interested, apply here: https://hillsborough.newellstrength.com/step_1



Consistency is an Illusion

Right now, things are chaotic.

 

The one thing people fear most in life is change, yet the only constant in life is change.

 

How can you embrace change, while maintaining a solid foundation of self-awareness?

 

In chaos, there are opportunities to grow (that’s one of the tattoos I have on my wrist).

 

Be unconventional – Kyle

 

  1. Men, we are now taking a waitlist for our next Ripped Dads.  We will be taking 15 men into this program, it’s a great way to get a jump start or re-join us for a 6-week contest!  If you want to be put on the waitlist, just reply to this email and let me know. It’ll be starting in early April!

 

  1. We are running our very first Panda Diet Challenge (the pilot program): If you’d like to apply, you need to click the link below.  If I decide you are a good fit to be one of the 12 participants, it will begin April 1.  I will personally be handling you the entire 6-weeks and pending where you are at, I expect to see average, permanent weight loss in the 15-25 pound range if you fit the criteria.  And no, you don’t need to be a member and no, it’s not free:) If you are interested, apply here: https://hillsborough.newellstrength.com/step_1