Hector Gutierrez Jr.

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Kettlebells Meet 75 HARD

’The way is hard which leads to salvation.’~ Matthew 7:14 The name of my company is the HARDSTYLE ACADEMY where we help men develop discipline so they can do hard things and become the strongest, most elite, version of themselves. When I learned about 75 HARD… I knew it was a match made in heavy. Things […]

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4 Ways to Sustainable Fat Loss

‘Lots of people want EVERYTHING and do NOTHING.’This was the “motivational quote” from my Power List. And it got me thinking. WHY? Why do people want to be able to do ‘X’ but instead do ‘Y’ when it comes to their strength and fat loss efforts? We call this behavior cognitive dissonance. Cognitive Dissonance: When your beliefs and […]

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Your Wound is Your Gift (Part 5)

“Your wound is a gift. And it’s that wound where you’ll find your greatest gift to the community and to your family. You gotta honor the gift of where you were wounded––it’s where your gift to the world lies.” ~ Robert Bly Upper Limit Problem: Real quick, this post closes out our series on the “Upper […]

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The Bucket of Conviction (Part 4)

“Men love to steal… I love to steal.”This was my realization after a “Bucketing session.” It’s also an observation I made during a scene in Robert Bly’s book, “Iron John.” There’s a moment when the boy is trying to get his golden ball back from Iron John (who’s locked in an iron cage).Iron John tells him, […]

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Bucketing (Part 3)

‘I heard you in the garden; but I was afraid, because I was naked, so I hid’.(8) When they heard the sound of the LORD God, walking about in the garden at the breezy time of day, the man and his wife hid themselves from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. (9) The […]

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