by Johnny Pain
The sad reality is that most people you will find yourself surrounded by in life are what can only be described as naysayers. Try to do anything that others do not understand, and you will be bombarded with a deluge of reasons as to why your idea is too risky or otherwise not worth taking on. (more…)
by Devin “D Train”, “GNS” Coleman
Here are some fun facts you might not know about your favorite Proper Villain, Johnny Pain. (more…)
by Johnny Pain
Ok, so there’s something that I’ve been hearing a lot of recently that’s been bothering me. I’m the first to admit that there is more than one way to accomplish things when it comes to strength training, dieting, etc. However, there are some things that I feel people do simply due to an erroneous belief of the necessity of such actions in order to achieve a specific goal or adaptation. (more…)
This short eBook is designed to supplement the upcoming release “Blueprint to Beast”.
This is the first installment of a new series of posts in which I will be breaking down many of the methods I have used and/or developed over the years for coaching personal training clients. The emphasis will be placed on the development of fundamental skills necessary to build the body that the client is after. These posts will also serve as a preview of both my upcoming “Greyskull LP” DVD series, and the “Greyskull Methods: Train the Trainer” series that I will be releasing this year. (more…)
Customer: “You charged me $50? You only changed one washer”
Plumber: “The washer cost ten cents. Knowing the washer was the issue, and how to fix it is what you paid $49.90 for”. (more…)
The following is an excerpt from the financial section of my upcoming release “Blueprint to Beast”. I opted to release this in article form because for many, this season represents tax time, which means that people will be coming into a sum of money in the form of a tax refund. The below rule represents a beneficial strategy for managing “found money”.
The Past, Present, Future rule is a strategy that is easily appied anytime there is a sum of money, expected or unexepected, suddenly in your income column. Common examples include tax refunds (for those who receive them), inheritance checks, capital gains, or the sale of a vehicle or home. (more…)
Get the book that Johnny Pain calls, “Hands down the best book I’ve written to date”. (more…)
I’m working around the clock to complete my latest book “Drop the
Fat Panties: The Greyskull Guide to a Better Body”. This is by far my favorite book that I have authored to date. (more…)
Ok, so it’s been a while since you heard from me, so I figured I’d take this opportunity to bring you all up to speed on my whereabouts as of late. (more…)
“Gladiator” is the series dedicated to the roots of “The Greyskull Gladiator Academy”, Johnny Pain’s famed backyard gym originating in 2004, a proving ground where a select few were put through their paces alongside JP. (more…)
A few years ago a very close friend of mine found himself on the receiving end of a blindside punch that put him out on his feet and caused him to fall to the ground, breaking his jaw on the blacktop. His phone call en route to the hospital woke me from a rare early night’s sleep. His words were slow and difficult to follow, his usual tone absent, replaced with one that was a mixture of pain and anger. These are the calls that I had become a little too familiar with receiving.
I was blessed by having two very strong and influential grandfathers. I speak about and am inspired by my paternal grandfather or “Pop Pop” as I called him quite often, but I don’t speak or write about my mother’s dad as frequent. (more…)
There’s a lot going on here at StrengthVillain as we prepare to transition to the new site ModernVillain.com within the next few weeks. I decided to take this opportunity to share with the readers what exactly we’re up to here at Villain International. (more…)
This is the third installment in the “12 Weeks at Greyskull” series of eBooks which will follow a hypothetical trainee through twelve grueling weeks of programming designed to elicit a specific result.
“Ripped to Shreds” provides a detailed approach to stripping the fat in a day by day format. (more…)
This is the second installment in the “12 Weeks at Greyskull” series of eBooks which follow a hypothetical trainee through twelve grueling weeks of programming designed to elicit a specific result. (more…)
While the historical definition of chivalry refers to a more all-encompassing code of conduct, for our purposes we will be addressing specifically how a man should treat a woman. (more…)
Fall is upon us. That means it’s time to put in the work and get huge. Here are a few tips that I have used very successfully with myself and others to make that happen.
At seventeen I enlisted in the Army with a waiver signed by my parents. My lifelong fascination with guns and all things combat oriented made it a logical choice. (more…)
It’s all too easy to concede defeat internally and relinquish control of a situation to outside factors when faced with an especially challenging set of circumstances. Recently during a conversation with a good friend, I heard a story that greatly illustrates the value in pushing through seemingly insurmountable odds. (more…)
This week’s installment of the new advice column from Kevin “The Dude” Coyle. This week the Dude talks flirty co-workers, fat loss, and wedding toasts. Enjoy. -JP (more…)
This series will illustrate twenty-six words: attributes, characteristics, or themes that one who embodies the “modern villain” mentality and lives an effective, passionate, congruent life demonstrates. Some will be more politically correct than others, but all represent important pieces of the puzzle that is the quintessential villainous male. Enjoy.
Willingness to act separates the villain from the rest of the pack. (more…)
by Johnny Pain
I recently received the following question in my email. (more…)