201010.03
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The New Manliness

The September 27th issue of Newsweek features an article by writers Andrew Romano and Tony Dokoupil entitled, “Men’s Lib.” “What’s the matter with men?” the authors ask. “For years, the media have delivered the direst of prognoses. Men are ‘in decline.’ Guys are getting ‘stiffed.’ The ‘war on boys’ has begun. And so on.” They…

201009.19
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True Alpha Attitude!

“What doesn’t kill me, makes me stronger,” wrote the German philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche in Twilight of the Idols. Besides being a monumentally manly thing to say, there’s a great deal of support for the idea, even if Nietzsche himself was a little crazy. “Strength does not come from winning,” said a famous Austrian who…

201007.23
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Flexing the Courage Muscle

In an effort to once again push my own panic button, I’ll be hurling myself out of a perfectly good airplane in a few weeks to raise money for cancer research. And I won’t be alone. My Leap for Life charity skydive is a global event this year, and a West Coast celebrity DJ has…

201005.27
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In Defense of Manliness

Last month, Harvard’s “Men Against Rape” invited Michael Kimmel, author of “Guyland,” to the campus to explore the “Perilous World Where Boys Become Men.”   Kimmel’s focus was on the worst of the gender – disenchanted, predatory rapists.  But Harvard student Rachel L. Wagley (’11) takes Kimmel to task in her essay in the Harvard…

201003.18
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Are You Ready to Change?

By Jack Darkes, PhD and Rick Collins, JD, CSCS Does a True Alpha future and the physical and social rewards it can bring sound good to you? Great! Welcome aboard! But remember that even a great plan like the Alpha Male Challenge must build upon your readiness to change. Taking stock of where we initially are can help us…