One Hard Year
The year is 2012. I was working at a manufacturing plant in Lynchburg, Va. I had been diagnosed as a Type 2 diabetic just two years before. In January, the 1st to be exact, my wife and I had been expecting for a couple of months and we have a miscarriage of twins. As the year rolls on we recover...Read More >>
The turning point.
Hi, my name is Martin, and I'm a 25 year old guy from Norway. I discovered Richard "Mack" Machowicz in june through 2 videos of Mack talking to the Oakland Raiders posted on the Underground Strength Coach Zach Even-Esh's website. That speech by Mack really hit home and I took...Read More >>
The 2nd chance
A Young Warrior's Tribute to his Grandmother
Went to an exciting MMA fight card recently, “Battle on the Bay” by Rocktagon MMA, an Ohio-based company’s first fight promotion held in the San Francisco Bay area. It was great. I ended up sitting next to this very pleasant, frail, little elderly grandmother and her two...Read More >>
Dont let the hard times control your life! NDCQ!
Last year i wanted to change my life. I began training without wasting anytime! I couldn't even run a lap around a track without being winded. I did not let it get to me i continued to push myself. When school started up i was a junior. In previous years i made myself to be the one who was going...Read More >>
An amazing Story From A Very Strong Mom Mack Crossed Paths With Recently
Wanna share some HOPEISM today for anyone who like me, has been going through some 'stuff' for quite a while and who thinks it...Read More >>
Making a Connection
A lot of the guys I grew up with and knew during my twenties chose a different path to me. A majority of the lads I spent time with ended up drinking too much, doing drugs, fighting with the police and being locked up in prison. For a while I was in that world too, but luckily life sent me a...Read More >>
Something to be thankful for...
A few months ago I found myself in a bit of a rut. It felt like life had slowed down; like I was wading through mud waist deep and everything was becoming frustrating. Work was beginning to take over my life and all the things that I really enjoy about the job started fading and being replaced...Read More >>
Rebuilding and changing targets
I am a former Marine Helicopter pilot, veteran of the Gulf War and the Bosnia No-Fly Zone-87-94 active. I got out of the Corps and had a nice life going as a pharma rep. I was running marathons, learning martial arts, and most of all, enjoying my family when I came down with MRSA, Endocarditis...Read More >>