Today’s interview is with Tony Horton, the founder of P90X. Tony’s tremendous, contagious energy is a direct and authentic reflection of himself; but he wasn’t always like this. Find out how Tony’s journey brought him from being a terrible student, to a highly successful entrepreneur. Going from a lifestyle of constant procrastination, to training major celebrities like Usher, Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, we learn that it’s about embracing the entirety of your journey… Listen to this before today’s workout. You might just go harder than ever before.
Episode 143 Time Stamps:
(2:10) Tony’s introduction
(4:42) The journey > the finish line
(15:24) Establishing your true IDENTITY | The ride is so FINITE, so MOVE NOW
(24:17) Procrastination used to be Tony’s biggest obstacle | 80% attendance & 20% focus
(29:54) Closed-minded people… (c’mon guys) | 22 failed businesses before P90X
(39:27) Being unattached to the outcome, and having low expectations
(42:10) Habits of the top-celebrities: excitement from problems; plan and prioritize
(49:34) A day in the life of Tony Horton (which varies every now and then)
(59:01) Don Miguel Ruiz's, "The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom" | John Ratey's, "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain" | Keith Ellis', "The Magic Lamp: Goal Setting for People Who Hate Setting Goals"
(1:04:42) Current projects: Beach Body, P90X3 (Try P90X2 if you’re a bada**), THCare, “Living Large with Tony Horton”
(1:10:52) YOGA = the fountain of youth!
(1:13:13) If you get busy with a couple of things, you will see guaranteed movement!
Tony Horton's, "The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life"
Tony Horton's, "Bring It!: The Revolutionary Fitness Plan for All Levels That Burns Fat, Builds Muscle, and Shreds Inches"
Tony Horton's, "Crush It!: Burn Fat, Build Muscle and Shred Inches with the Ultra-Extreme Warrior's Workout!"
Don Miguel Ruiz's, "The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom"
John Ratey's, "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain"
Keith Ellis', "The Magic Lamp: Goal Setting for People Who Hate Setting Goals"
CONNECT WITH TONY
Course: "Living Large with Tony Horton"
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