The question I'm asked the most often is how I stay motivated everyday. It’s not something that happens overnight and it definitely took a lot of hard work to feel this inspired. I’m a firm believer in setting yourself up for success, planning things ahead of time, and completely surrounding yourself with the things … Continue reading 7 Smart Strategies for Staying Motivated
Music is a crucial component of not just my workouts, but my everyday mood. One of my best strategies for staying motivated is to play music whenever possible - preferably something upbeat and fast paced. I find that when I'm playing music - my workload magically feels lighter, my tough workouts seem a little easier, and … Continue reading My Ultimate Workout Playlist
I smoked cigarettes for 8 years - about 3/4th of a pack per day before I quit. In that 8 years, I did not attempt to quit smoking at any point. I was not actively going to the gym or participating in any sort of personal fitness plan during that time. I was, however, setting impossible … Continue reading How to Actually Quit Smoking: Part 1
My weight was always something that I had struggled with since I was very young. Although never dangerous to my health, I had always been slightly overweight (or what you would maybe call chunky, heavy, chubby, etc). And even though I was an athlete from kindergarten to high school, I never managed to shed the … Continue reading My Fitness Transformation Story
Welp, here goes. My name is Alex Maz and I've somehow managed to embark on a journey that I never in a million years thought I would ever set out to do. Before this journey, any of my friends would've told you that I was always the life of the party, that I chugged liquor like a champ, or that … Continue reading 2017 Is My Year, Bitches.