15 Jan 2018

Always Bet on Yourself

“Always bet on yourself.” People love to gamble but they HATE to bet on themselves. Both men and women are guilty of this. When people think of FREEDOM, they often think about financial freedom where they never have to work another day again. However, this is not real freedom because many of

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25 Apr 2017

The #1 Way to Become a Wild Motherfu**er

I am a wild motherfucker and I’m proud of it. I just never could fall into a straight line like everybody else. If you ask anybody who has known me throughout the years, they would call me crazy. “He was always a little crazy.” “He’s fucking nuts.” “He’s a wild child.” But the

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07 Sep 2016

Bodybuilding and the Battle Mentality- 10 Tips For Ferocious Workouts

Bodybuilding and the Battle Mentality is a piece that details the ascent from darkness. Whether you’ve lost “it” and desperately need to rekindle the flames or never had “it” in the first place, this is for you. “Fuck me.” “I’m really not looking forward to this.” “This fucking Vegas traffic.”

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06 Sep 2016

Slashing Serpents

Slashing Serpents is a term I came up with that means cutting people off or eliminating people from your life. Slashing serpents is essential to growing as a person. Cutting people off is inevitable if you’re on the road to winning. It’s sucks but you have to be selfish. You have to

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31 Aug 2016

How to Look on the Bright Side of Things- The “Advantage Mindset”

This is a simple guide for how to look on the bright side of things. Have you ever gone through a phase where nothing seemed to be going your way? Have you ever felt like you were in a long-term slump? Have you ever responded to “tough times” by engaging in negative

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30 Aug 2016

Become One With Nature- Find Your Habitat

Winning Mental Culture requires that you become a specialist on yourself. Remember, even single aspect of your life must contribute to the big picture: WINNING Your environment is everything. Your living environment must enable the very best for you. Physically. Mentally. Emotionally. Spiritually. You must find a habitat that enables

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29 Aug 2016

Happy Image- Instantly Make Your Day Better

A happy image is an image you look at that makes you happy. This is essential to developing a winning mental culture because you must manage your emotional state. Anger (including resentment) is poisonous when it is not managed properly. I really started to learn that lesson in Las Vegas. Since March,

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27 Aug 2016

Happy Birthday Old Man

Happy Birthday Old Man is dedicated to the old man I see sitting alone by the pool every morning when I do my morning cardio. Happy 100th Birthday!   I do the same thing every morning I wake up. I start by doing my morning index card ritual. Then I

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21 Dec 2015

Strength By Sonny Presents The Dorms to Daybeds Podcast

The Dorms to Daybeds Podcast has been a long time in the making. In addition to videos, podcasts are a great way to reach your audience. I first started recording podcasts a few months after I started Strength By Sonny, during the summer of 2014. At first, I started recording

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21 Jan 2015

23 Facts About Sonny Arvado

These are just some random facts that will give you a better idea of who I am. Just me keeping it real and opening up. Who am I really? These are totally random and out of order. Here are 23 facts about Sonny Arvado. 1. The summer of 1995 was the

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