February 17

GOATS DAY

MIND

Michael Jordan 1963

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“There is no ‘i’ in team but there is in win.”

*And there is an ‘i’ in life. This is your life. Make sure you are taking care of yourself if you want to win at life.

BODY

Rene Russo 1954

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“I work out every day, but not like a maniac. Just 20 minutes on that damn bike, do some light weights, and that’s it and I’ve gotta move on.”

*Get on that damn bike for twenty minutes, lift some light weights, and move on with your day.

SOUL

Jim Brown 1936

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Amer-I-Can was founded in 1988 by NFL Hall of Fame recipient, Jim Brown. The program goal is to help enable individuals to meet their academic potential, to conform their behavior to acceptable society standards, and to improve the quality of their lives by equipping them with the critical life management skills to confidently and successfully contribute to society.

http://www.amer-i-can.org/

*Help Jim Brown out by going to the Amer-I-can website. There you can donate money or volunteer your time to help make a better America.

MONEY

Brian Acton 1972

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He’s determined to raise his kids normally, from public schools to a Honda minivan, to a (relatively) modest house. Extreme wealth, it seems, is “not as liberating as you would hope.”

*I teach in a public school – so I don’t suggest that, but regardless of how much money you have, be determined to raise your kids normally.

ENTERTAINMENT

Ed Sheeran 1991

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“The more I practice, the luckier I get.”

*Enjoy the talent of Ed Sheeran today.

FOOD

Larry the Cable Guy 1963 Git-r-Done biscuits and gravy

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http://www.killprettymagazine.com/blog/corner-store-critique-larry-the-cable-guys-git-r-done-grub-biscuits-n-gravy

BONUS: Paris Hilton 1981 – lasagna

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http://www.recipecircus.com/recipes/gijane/CELEBRITY/Paris_HIlton39s_Lasagna.html

*It’s not very often in life that you can tell someone that you had Larry the Cable Guy biscuits and gravy for breakfast and Paris Hilton lasagna for dinner. 

SNUB – Joseph Gordon-Levitt 1981

Review –

  • There is an ‘i’ in win
  • Get on that damn bike
  • Donate to Amer-I-Can
  • Raise your kids normally
  • Listen to Ed Sheeran
  • Git-r-Done Biscuits and Gravy
  • Paris Hilton Lasagna

February 16

TAKE THE BUS DAY

MIND

The Weeknd 1990

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*Stay loyal to whatever eases your mind. Don’t stray from what makes you sleep well at night.

BODY

Jerome Bettis 1972

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“I don’t work out as much as I did as a player, but I try to work out at least three days a week, preferably four. My workouts have changed too — now it’s all about cardiovascular training and not so much about weight lifting. I lift a little bit to maintain muscle consistency, but I don’t do heavy weights anymore — I do lighter weights and more repetitions. That was a major shift from my playing days. For my cardio workouts, I try to mix it up. I ride the bike, I do the elliptical machine and I walk the treadmill on the highest incline.”

*Focus on cardio today. Jog 36 minutes in honor of Bettis #36. And then lift some light weights with high reps. then take the bus home.

SOUL

Mahershala Ali 1974

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I went through a process of digging through different religions and ways of connecting to God. And that ended up being Islam for me

*Go through the process of digging through different religions and connecting to God until you find what is best for you.

MONEY

Ice-T 1958

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“If I go to Denny’s or IHOP, people are like, ‘You eat at IHOP?’ And I’m like, ‘Is there a Gucci egg somewhere that I’m missing?’ An egg is a goddamn egg; I don’t care if it’s from the Ritz Carlton.”

“People have this bizarre idea that, if you have a couple bucks, you gotta eat abstract food. Like we went on vacation in St. Barths, and everything had truffles on it. I wanted to bury myself next to a tree after a while. I was like, ‘Yo, I feel like I’m turning into a fucking truffle.”

*There are no Gucci eggs. You don’t have to spend a lot of your money on food. Don’t turn into a fucking truffle.

CROSSOVER – Go to Denny’s or IHOP for breakfast and make sure you order an iced tea.

ENTERTAINMENT

Elizabeth Olsen 1989 – watch Oldboy

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“Oh my God, this is the most perfect film ever made.”

*Watch Olsen star in the remake of what she considers the most perfect film ever made.

FOOD

Valentino Rossi 1979

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Valentino Rossi diet:
breakfast – remember to go to Denny’s or IHOP for this
2 eggs with fried bacon (30 g)
Sliced ​​bread (50 g)
coffee
lunch
Macaroni (100 g) with a tablespoon of olive oil, fresh tuna (80 g) and peas (80 g)
Grilled vegetables (200 g) with a tablespoon of olive oil
1 fruit
water
Mid-afternoon snack
Flatbread with ham (30 g)
water
dinner
A T-bone steak or a filet of beef (300 g) cooked in a pan with olive oil, French fries (40 g)
a fruit
water

*Eat like one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time today.

SNUB – John McEnroe 1959 Image result for john mcenroe gif

Review –

  • Stay loyal to whatever eases your mind
  • 36 minute jog
  • Go through the process to find your religion
  • Don’t waste all of your money on food
  • Watch Oldboy
  • Eat like Valentino Rossi (and Ice-T)

February 15

TOMMY BOY DAY

MIND

Galileo Galilei 1564

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The church hated Galileo and everything he said and stood for. He questioned what they thought they “knew”, which unsettled them, scared them, and threatened them. But they had power.

He was declared a heretic and sentenced to house arrest for his remaining life.

The Catholic Church, having condemned him, decided–359 years later, in 1992 that Galileo was in fact right.

*Continue to seek and be open to the truth. If someone says something that you don’t agree with today, call them out on it. Hopefully it will lead to constructive conversation.

BODY

Jane Seymour 1951 – a round of golf and pilates

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Seymour heads to the golf course often. When she’s not working on her swing, she’s in the gym using a Gyrotonic machine as part of her pilates routine.

After four children, three grandchildren and four marriages, Jane says she’s in better shape than she was 40 years ago.

*Play a round of golf today and/or a get a Pilates workout in. What kind of shape will you be in 40 years?

SOUL

Susan B. Anthony 1820

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Susan B. Anthony Project promotes safety, healing, and growth for all survivors of domestic and sexual abuse and advocates for the autonomy of women and the end of interpersonal violence.

http://sbaproject.org/

*Susan B. Anthony wouldn’t live to see her dream of women’s suffrage but the project in her name can continue to help women. Think of donating to this cause on her birthday.

MONEY

Chris Farley 1964 – watch Tommy Boy

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“Helen, we’re both in sales.  Let me tell you why I SUCK as a salesman.”

Tommy speaks one-on-one and gets on the same level with a waitress, ultimately convincing her to bring him chicken wings Richard commends Tommy for his ability to read people, for getting inside Helen’s head and telling her what she wanted to hear, when she needed to hear it.

*Watch Tommy Boy to learn how to make sales by getting on the same level with people.

ENTERTAINMENT

Gary Clark Jr. 1984

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*Listen to the Blues guitarist of this generation Gary Clark Jr.

FOOD

Matt Groening 1954 – Krusty burger

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https://www.eater.com/2015/4/16/8415693/krusty-burger-simpsons-universal-studios-clown-hamburger

*Make this Krusty burger and enjoy it while watching Tommy Boy and a few episodes of The Simpsons. It’s probably on FXX right now. Hey Hey!

I’m grateful that I live in Orlando and can go to Universal Studios to eat a real deal Krusty Burger on this day.

SNUB – Jaromir Jagr 1972

Review –

  • Seek and be open to the truth
  • Golf and/or Pilates
  • Donate to the Susan B. Anthony Project
  • Watch Tommy Boy and learn to sell
  • Listen to Gary Clark Jr.
  • Make a Krusty Burger

February 14

VALENTINE’S DAY

MIND

Jim Kelly 1960

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“Make a difference today, for someone who is fighting for their tomorrow.”

The message is one that Kelly, who has endured a five-year battle with cancer, has not only preached, but faithfully practiced.

*Reach out to someone dealing with cancer. Take a long walk with them today and let them know that you are here for them. 

BODY

Danai Gurira 1978

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Gurira told Women’s Health that she grew up swimming, running track, and playing field hockey. These days, she also enjoys doing yoga and jogging with her dog.

*Lots of choices for a workout today. Swimming, running, field hockey, yoga, or jogging with your dog. Watch Gurira in The Walking Dead and/or Black Panther for motivation.

SOUL

Frederick Douglass 1818

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“I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.”

*If prayer isn’t working, try praying with your legs today. Put yourself and what you want into action.

MONEY

Michael Bloomberg 1942

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“Don’t take a job based on salary, but on how much you think you can grow at a company.”

*I took a job with low salary and no room to grow at the company. 24 years into my teaching career I realize this and it’s why I want to make a change. It’s never too late and hopefully one day I’ll struggle to give away my entire fortune before I die like Bloomberg.

ENTERTAINMENT

Rob Thomas 1972

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“My songs are more famous than I am, and I’m OK with that.”

*Listen to Matchbox Twenty and his solo songs that are more famous than he is.

FOOD

Florence Henderson 1934 – flour-less chocolate cakes

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From Who’s Cooking With Florence Henderson

http://www.rl.tv/shows/whos-cooking-with-florence-henderson/recipes/govinde28099s-individual-flourless-chocolate-cakes/

*It is Valentine’s Day. Make these cakes for someone special. Eat them together while watching some Brady Brunch

SNUB – Jadeveon Clowney 1993

Review –

  • Reach out to someone dealing with cancer
  • Walking Dead/Black Panther workout
  • Pray with your legs
  • How much can you grow at your job?
  • Listen to Rob Thomas
  • Make flour-less chocolate cakes

February 13

STRAIGHT CASH HOMEY DAY

MIND

Mike Krzyzewski 1947

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“Never underestimate the immense power of your imagination.”

*If you don’t think your goals are a little crazy, you aren’t thinking big enough. Without allowing your mind to imagine something great is possible, the chances of it happening are slim to none. Instead of going to work every day to check off a task list, start thinking about what more is possible in your current role. What else could you do or come up with that could change the course of your career or company?

BODY

Henry Rollins 1961

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“I believe that the definition of definition is reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself.”

http://www.oldtimestrongman.com/strength-articles/iron-henry-rollins

*Be better than your parents. Be better than your friends. Be yourself today and crush Rollins’s balanced workout

SOUL

Stockard Channing 1944

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“We all like to think we’ve done things right in life, and then it’s appalling to find we’ve maybe really screwed something up – and that to me is very moving and very human.”

*What’s something that you’ve done right in life? What’s something that you’ve really screwed up? Reflect on both of these things today.

MONEY

Randy Moss 1977 – “Straight cash homey”

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“Straight cash, homey.”

*Only use cash today. If need be, go to the ATM and get out X amount of money for the day and only use it. I know that I am too loose with my debit card, but more disciplined with cash.

ENTERTAINMENT

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Mena Suvari 1979 – watch American Beauty

*Remember that the beauty of innocence is much better than physical beauty as you watch American Beauty.

FOOD

Jerry Springer 1944 – mashed potato meatloaf

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http://www.free-recipes.co.uk/jerry-springer-s-mashed-potato-meatloaf.html

*While eating Jerry’s mashed potato meatloaf, watch an episode of his show. It will instantly make you feel better about yourself. Of all the food I made last year, this was the biggest hit. 

SNUB – Peter Gabriel 1950

Review –

  • Don’t underestimate your imagination
  • “Be Better” workout
  • Reflect on your successes and failures
  • Use straight cash
  • Watch American Beauty
  • Make Jerry’s Mashed Potato Meatloaf

February 12

EVOLUTION AND EMANCIPATION DAY

MIND

Charles Darwin 1809

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“If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.”

Darwin would explain this unique adaption to the rose by saying that there are different kinds of roses, and the roses suitable to the condition of the specific environment will go onto breed, and the roses that are not suitable to the environment will soon cease to exist.

*Take time today to smell the evolved roses. Read some poetry and listen to music.

If you are caught up on your reading, dive into “The Origin of Species”

BODY

Josh Brolin 1968

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Off Day Workout

  • Warm up 10 mins on treadmill 15 incline at 3mph
  • 45 mins boxing
  • 25 mins lifting (warm up essential then heavy for 8 to 12 then two drop sets much lighter and slow) – 4 sets of those
  • 30 mins cardio (either elliptical back and forth from 15 to 21 in minute and 2 minute intervals)
  • Abs: 3×10 hanging leg raises all the way to the top and squeeze; 5 x 1 minute planks mixed with 3 x 20 (10 each side) slow bicycles with a one second squeeze at the top of each one)
  • Stretch

*Knock out Brolin’s “off day workout”. It’ll make you wonder what his regular workouts are like.

Earlier this year it was suggested to have a fitness role model. BROlin is mine.

SOUL

Bill Russell 1934

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Bill Russell is a winner on and off the court. In honor of his passion, dedication and persistence to succeed against all odds, each year the Summit Bank Foundation will award a four-year Bill Russell Scholarship to a student who has overcome adversity in their journey for success in education.

http://summitbankfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/bill-russell-scholarship-fund/

*Think how easy it would have been for Bill Russell to rest on his laurels. Instead he continues to make a difference well into his 80s. Make a difference yourself today. Donate to the above charity or find one that is going to help the cause of fighting social injustice in your community.

MONEY

Abraham Lincoln 1809

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Lincoln made cuts that he felt were absolutely necessary to get his debts paid. Interestingly, he was also willing to slash his largest expense: his home expenses. He was willing to live in a “four-dollar-a-day tavern” to eliminate debt more quickly.

*Don’t beat yourself up about your debt, but make a drastic measure today. Actually living in a tavern sounds pretty cool though. Pick something to slash from your life and start putting that money towards paying off your debt today.

Not convinced? Read this quote from J. Rueben Clark –

“Interest never sleeps nor sickens nor dies; it never goes to the hospital; it works on Sundays and holidays; it never takes a vacation. … Once in debt, interest is your companion every minute of the day and night; you cannot shun it or slip away from it; you cannot dismiss it; it yields neither to entreaties, demands, or orders; and whenever you get in its way or cross its course or fail to meet its demands, it crushes you.”

ENTERTAINMENT

Christina Ricci 1980 – watch Z: The Beginning of Everything

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*F*** F. Scott, watch Z: The Beginning of Everything as Christina Ricci steals the show as Zelda Fitzgerald.

FOOD

Aaron Sanchez 1976 – chipotle pulled pork tacos

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“One of my favorite tacos! The spicy chipotle is the perfect in this dish, and you get really wonderful flavors with all of the spices.”

http://chefaaronsanchez.com/recipes/chipotle-pulled-pork-tacos-with-queso-fresco/

*No one knows tacos better than Aaron Sanchez. 

 What a day! Darwin and Lincoln born on the exact same day just a few hours apart.

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The deepest common stuff the two men share, though, is in what they said and wrote—their mastery of a new kind of liberal language.

SNUB – Gucci Mane 1980

Review –

  • Literally, smell the roses
  • Josh BROlin workout
  • Donate to the Bill Russell Scholarship Fund
  • Make a drastic measure to get out of debt
  • Watch Z: The Beginning of Everything
  • Make pulled pork tacos

February 11

LIGHT BULB MOMENT DAY

MIND

Thomas Edison 1847

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Edison didn’t invent the light bulb, he improved upon the ideas of 22 other men who pioneered the light bulb before him. Edison simply figured out how to sell the light bulb.

*There are plenty of daily planners and “meal a day” journals, but 365DOLF is going to be the best one available. It’s up to me to not only create it, but to sell it.

How can you improve on what has already been started by someone else? Think about this until you have a light bulb moment.

BODY

Taylor Lautner 1992

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“Push Your Limits.”

https://www.hustlerfitness.com/blogs/celebrity-fitness/taylor-lautner-workout

*Push your limits today with this Taylor Lautner workout. Almost a month and a half in, lets start looking for some ab muscles soon.

SOUL

Sheryl Crow 1962

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“After I found out I had breast cancer, it made me redefine and refine my life. I want to encourage everybody to quiet your brain, even if it is just for five minutes a day, so that you are able to tap into the divine and what is for you,”

*Redefine and refine your life, starting today. After you quiet your brain for five minutes, listen to some Sheryl Crow for inspiration.

MONEY

Kelly Rowland 1981

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“I remember just going completely nuts on trips to Paris and Italy, blowing like 30 grand in 30 minutes at Bergdorf Goodman. It was ridiculous. Eventually, I started to realize that my AmEx bill was really, really high and I needed to chill out.”

*Get your credit card statements out and look at them. Is it time to chill out? Can you pay your bills?

ENTERTAINMENT

Burt Reynolds – watch Boogie Nights

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Burt Reynolds hated ‘Boogie Nights’ so much that he fired his agent afterward

*Watch Burt Reynolds almost win an Oscar in Boogie Nights.

FOOD

Jennifer Aniston 1969 – lean carbonara

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Do you have a signature recipe?

“Pasta is the only one I really, really like to do. The one I make all the time is a lean carbonara. On the pasta, I put eggs, cheese, turkey bacon, and a little sautéed red onion and garlic. It’s simple—no cream, no butter, no oil, no nothing. Sometimes I’ll add a little pasta water if needed.”

*Invite your FRIENDS over and enjoy this lean carbonara. Invite me over and I’ll be there for you.

SNUB – Sarah Palin 1964 and Alex Jones 1974 – maybe having a birthday Tea Party

Review –

  • Improve on what someone else has started
  • Push your limits – get some abs
  • Quiet your brain for 5 minutes
  • Can you pay off your credit card bills?
  • Watch Boogie Nights
  • Lean carbonara