WHY 5 AM?


Became an avid runner to lose weight, lost 80 lbs, and fell in love with the morning run!

Nothing works BETTER, MORE EFFECTIVELY, and MORE EFFICIENTLY than a run (or any cardio!) first thing in the morning.

Try it, compare it to anything else you have tried, and see for yourself!


5 AM RULES

to be observed and enforced at all times!

You do not talk about 5 am running, you simply do it.

You do not talk during a 5 am run.

This is the very first thing you do in the morning.

You must begin before the sun is fully up above the horizon.

Every day is strongly discouraged – you must get a day of rest!

Every other day is strongly encouraged.

A running partner is strongly discouraged during 5 am run.

No interruptions whatsoever are permitted.

Never encourage others to become 5 AM Runners.

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As I get more involved in psychology and mental health treatment, it’s so amazing to come across well known people who share the passion and want to help. You all know @lillo_brancato - an actor and producer, but even beyond that, a truly great person! Lillo is known all over the world for his incredible, timeless performances in "A Bronx Tale" and "The Sopranos", among many others. However, he is equally known for his work on helping people with mental health issues, especially and above all - the veterans.

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"One Last Look" - the latest short story.
Link in the bio.

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Imagine if he had real instruments - you’ll find the best talent right on the streets!

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Courtesy of @kogancounseling

Sometimes the best feeling in life is knowing that you don’t know everything, that there are things you will never understand. The moment you come to that realization is the moment you’ll find inner balance and peace.

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After 26 years of marriage (as of today), one secret that stands out above all is: even if your coffee cup is square and impossible to use, it will bring you happiness - as long as you have two of them!

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When you are out of options, when your back is against the wall (literally), when all you have left is a vodka shot & one French fry…. you improvise!

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