Nate Miyaki

Fitness Author - Physique Athlete

On Taking Consistent Action vs. Constantly Complaining

No Whining Zone

You cannot tell whether a person is good or bad by his vicissitudes in life. Good and bad fortunes are matters of fate. Good and bad actions are Man’s Way. – Hagakure Three serious surgeries in four months — the dude faced it all, head-on, like a champ. And he never complained once. My brother is my frickin’ hero. Honestly, I know you really don’t give a shit about my brother’s lot in.. Read More

Meditate on Death to Appreciate Life in Every Breath

Trust me. Everyone should experience the power of a good bowl cut before they kick the bucket.

For existence is impermanent as the dew of the evening…All misfortune springs from not remembering to keep death always in your thoughts. – Code of the Samurai But then I come to this place of my ancestors, and I remember. Like these blossoms, we are all dying. To know life in every breath, every cup of tea, every life we take. The way of the warrior…That is Bushido. – Katsumoto, The Last Samurai.. Read More

Rise Above: 7 Strategies to Crush Adversity – Intro & Sample Chapter

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Guys gals, and pals, its no secret.  I’m not the greatest marketing dude.  That’s why I now work with publishing partners on my book projects, hahaha. Turns out my ol’ upload, publish, and pray to the 4-winds strategy doesn’t always work in the real world, that is if you want to have a dime to pay the rent. But to be honest, the “marketing style” I am most comfortable with is to just.. Read More

Rise Above Has Risen to #1 on Amazon: A Special Thanks To You

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LIVE WITH AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE… That’s the title of Chapter #3 in my new book Rise Above: 7 Strategies to Crush Adversity. Here are a few snippets from that section: We expect everything for nothing, and we wanted it yesterday. We take things for granted. We’ve lost the ability to appreciate what we have. Instead, we focus on what we do not have. If nothing is ever good enough, you will never.. Read More

Nate’s New Book For 99 Cents: A One Day 8/13 Sale

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RISE ABOVE: 7 STRATEGIES TO CRUSH ADVERSITY Sometimes life can throw you some curveballs. Every once in a while, it lands a freakin’ haymaker right on your chin. If you don’t believe that, you haven’t been alive long enough. Adversity. We all face it my friend. In our sports, or our health and fitness endeavors. How can you overcome the odds and succeed against great challenges or competition? How can you stay on.. Read More