Becoming The Monolith

Strength for mind, body, and tribe


December 2016

Becoming The Monolith: Best of 2016

What a year this has turned out to be.  I started this blog last summer because I wanted to write about things I had an opinion about, but to overall give a voice to men whose thoughts and ideas are... Continue Reading →


Force The Reality You Desire

  To truly achieve what you want out of life you have to force it into your reality. If your focus is misguided, your results won't be what you actually want to get in life. The truth is, what you choose... Continue Reading →

Christmas Vacation

2016 has been one hell of a year for everyone, myself included.  The world is in a crazy place right now and I think we all need to just unwind for a bit. I am not religious, but Christmas is... Continue Reading →

5 Accessory Lifts That Helped Me The Most

In the world of weight training, compound movements are king.  Deadlifts, bench press, squats, power cleans, and overhead press are perfect for gaining more strength.  I also like to incorporate some accessory lifts to help those main lifts, and also... Continue Reading →

Full Spartan Mode

The days of weak willed, pussified safe men are over.  Masculinity is starting to enter its renaissance phase in our modern world and we must take it by the horns.  White men have been marginalized for so long that now... Continue Reading →

Friday Night Vices: Djarum Cherry Kretek Cigars

Now I have officially quit smoking every day, but I wanted to feature Djarum Kretek cigars here for FNV.  I don't smoke these very often, but do like them a few times a year.  Granted, they're technically a cigarette, but... Continue Reading →

Positive Addiction

I, like most people it seems, have an addictive personality.  I used to smoke, drink, watch porn, eat junk food, play video games etc.  I realized that when I like something, I go all out on it.  Now, like all... Continue Reading →

Killing Doubt and Fear with a Militant Mindset

It all comes down to you.  If you're not doing, your taking away.  Doubts and fears arise when you aren't truly confident and believe in your own abilities.  Men cannot leave their lives and decisions up to doubt and fear.... Continue Reading →

5 Tips to Make Going To the Gym Easier

I try not to preach to people I know about strength training.  If they want to know something I'll tell them, but the number one thing I hear from guys is excuses.  Deciding to make yourself stronger is something I... Continue Reading →

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