by Tony Gjokaj March 19, 2021 2 min read
My depression in my early 20s was a result of me wanting more out of my life... so I pursued fitness.
... And it became the greatest decision I've ever made.
In this post, I will tell you why I believe Fitness is the Catalyst to YOUR greatest potential.
Let's explore this together.
To start, I believe that fitness is the analogy to life itself.
If you follow us on Instagram, you know that I talk often about our logo, the phoenix.
The phoenix symbolizes death and renewal. It is a mythological figure that sacrifices in the present and is reborn anew, better than it once originally was.
This is us.
We sacrifice in the now to make gains in the future. Fitness is also the same. We go into the gym to tear our muscles, then we eat nutritiously so that they are reforged... bigger, stronger, and faster than they once were.
Fitness makes you face the reality that life is difficult. It's challenging. It's not fair. But that there's beauty in that struggle.
Because the transformation comes.
You are just going to have to make a couple of sacrifices to transform.
Fitness takes discipline. It takes big commitment to schedule 30-60+ minutes of your time a few times a week to work out.
This means there will be some sacrifice.
You will need a consistent sleep schedule.
You will need to eat more nutrient-dense foods.
You will need to go out less, because your body demands recovery.
As a result of sacrificing, you gain so much more overtime.
You start to see your muscles grow.
You start to lose body fat.
Your mood improves.
You sleep better.
You have a better outlook on life.
You start attracted more like-minded individuals who are changing their lives.
You get bolder. More confident.
You start taking more risks with opportunities for big rewards.
You start a business or enter a new job or career.
You demand more of yourself.
You become greater.
Just imagine what 3 months of proper training and nutrition can do for you.
You will embark on a journey of self-development of not just the physical... but of the mental.
Ultimately, you will see that life is not a matter of who you are now. It is a matter of who you could become.
Thanks for reading, Reforged Legion.
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Tony is the Owner of Reforged Performance Nutrition. He is a PN1 Certified Nutrition Coach and has been in the fitness space for over a decade. His goal is to help bridge the gap between physical & mental health through fitness.
by Tony Gjokaj July 26, 2021 3 min read
What are the benefits of getting direct sun exposure?
Our human skin "runs" (for lack of better word) on a serotogenic system. This means that it is capable of producing serotonin. Sunlight exposure helps produce serotonin.
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that regulates our mood, digestion, bone density, and sleep. It is synthesized from tryptophan as a result of Vitamin D, which is synthesized from sun exposure.
So in this post, we are going to explore what this means to us and why sunlight exposure benefits us.
Let's dive in!
by Tony Gjokaj July 19, 2021 3 min read
In our quest to find what is leading to the decline in testosterone in men, we look towards the lifestyle choices encountered in our society today.
While we are all about optimal performance, some of us will sacrifice sleep, proper eating habits, and exercise for career performance.
One of the most neglected factors in this pursuit is sleep... and sleep is one factor that can have a large impact on testosterone.
So in this post, we are going to go over how sleep impacts your testosterone levels.
Let's dive in!
by Tony Gjokaj July 14, 2021 4 min read
When it comes to testosterone production, many men scour the internet in hopes of finding various ways to improve testosterone naturally.
The big secret about all of this is that it is well within our grasp for most of us.
Nutrition, for example, can play a huge part in testosterone production and is essential to optimize.
So in this post, we are going to talk about nutrition and how we can use it to optimize our testosterone levels.
Let's dive in!
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