Welcome to Building You Better, home of the Heroes In Training movement.

Are you looking for a new approach to fitness?

A philosophy of training that goes beyond empty promises and fad diets?

Do you need a lifestyle change, building a better mindset along with a better body?

I’m Samuel Kennedy, and my mission is to inspire and inform you to help you become your best self and live your best life, with an emphasis on mindset, determination, and application. We’ll talk about exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle.

In addition to my own content, I’ll also share guest posts from other experts, book reviews, and links to helpful resources. Everything you find here is designed specifically to help you change the world by becoming your best self - physically, mentally, and emotionally.

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If you believe that ordinary people can do extraordinary things, and if you want to live your most fulfilling life, then I encourage you to give Building You Better a try. I’m not saying there aren’t any better health or fitness websites out there. But I can say that there are none more committed to helping you reach your goals. I want to provide you with every tool possible to build yourself better, and offer encouragement when the going gets tough.

The Heroes In Training Newsletter is a weekly email, a bite-sized dose of the Building You Better philosophy. Every week, I include three resources that I have found helpful on my fitness journey. The newsletter will also keep you up to date on what’s happening with the blog, when a new post goes live or when a new book is is published.

You can sign up for the Heroes In Training email newsletter to be notified when new content is available, and also to receive exclusive resources.

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The Building You Better Blog

So who is this website for? Well, hopefully, it’s for you, random-person-scouring-the-internet-for-fitness-advice. If you are interested in improving your life by developing a strong mind and a strong body, then I’m here to help. If you’re looking for a quick fix, or a crazy trick to get you beach-ready without giving up any of your favorite foods, then this website is probably not for you.

I believe in real, helpful information, not clickbait promises. Also, I won’t be focusing on specific sports or training styles. Instead, I’ll bring you techniques and strategies from a variety of fitness disciplines to help you achieve all-around health and fitness.

The Hero Training Guide - free ebook

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Maintaining your health and fitness isn’t easy. But it doesn’t have to be as hard as some people make it. I know I’ve wasted a lot of time in the gym because I didn’t know what I was doing, or how to line my actions up with my goals. Now, my mission with this website and related publications is to keep you from wasting your time like I did.

The road to building your best self is long enough; I’m here to make sure you don’t make it any longer than it has to be. So, if the articles on the blog don’t seem like the right place to start, you can download The Hero Training Guide below. This free ebook is a great introduction to the Building You Better philosophy, and focuses on the start of your fitness journey.

The Hero’s Guide to Lifting Weights - Available on Amazon

If you want even more Heroes In Training content, my book A Hero’s Guide to Lifting Weights is available on Amazon. Learn how weightlifting works, from the muscles and joint in your body to common equipment you can expect to find at your local gym. You’ll also learn the difference between compound and isolation movements, and how to perform many of the most effective exercises. Available in paperback and Kindle versions at the link below.

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So, if you made it to the bottom of the page, did you find what you were looking for? I am constantly working to produce new and better content that will genuinely help my readers. If you would like to see a particular topic covered, don’t hesitate to let me know. If you have a question, just ask. You can reach me on social media, on my About page, or even through this handy-dandy form right here:

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