MOVE YOUR BODY!! EXERCISE CAN DRAMATICALLY CURE AND PREVENT DISEASE

It wasn’t too long ago that people with conditions such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar, arthritis, asthma and heart disease, were told by Physicians to “take it easy”,”stay in bed” or ingest several medications in order to stabilize these conditions. Today, there is little doubt how the impact of lifestyle changes, including exercise,… [Continue Reading]

BETTER SEX THROUGH EXERCISE AND FITNESS

The link between physical fitness and sex is an interesting one, and one that should not be underestimated. While there are several great reasons to exercise, there is one more significant advantage: a better sex life. Recent research indicates that people who are physically fit get more enjoyment from sex and are more likely to be… [Continue Reading]

OLYMPICS: WHY AFRICAN ATHLETES FELL BY THE WAYSIDE

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) — Two weeks ago I visited the Africa Village at London’s Kensington Gardens, to appear on a radio show being broadcast from there. After the interview, I lingered, wandering around the national stands, savoring the Nigerian hip-hop that blared from the speakers. I stood in line to receive an inscription — carefully… [Continue Reading]

MARK CUBAN BLASTS SPORTS MEDIA OVER NBA FINALS COVERAGE

I always had a lot of respect for Mark Cuban. He is a great businessman and unselfish sports team owner. The athletes on his basketball will die for him on the basketball court. Read More….. Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was a guest on ESPNs First Take on Friday morning and took a number… [Continue Reading]

PLEASE LET ME PLAY

I was writing an article in order to make a case for the importance of my charity, Champion Spirit Foundation in Nigeria. Due to the extreme poverty in parts of Nigeria, many children are idle and as we know, an idle mind is the devil’s workshop. Playing sports offers children more than just physical benefits. Sports typically… [Continue Reading]

ARE YOU A FITNESS KNOW-IT-ALL?

It’s monday morning and plenty of snow is still on the ground. I wanted to run a few miles outdoors, but the snow on the ground is no bueno! I guess I’m going to have to do it on a treadmill. I prefer running outdoors because it’s more interesting. You can look at the scenery and… [Continue Reading]

HELLO…GOOD MORNING FROM NEW YORK!

I woke up a few hours ago from such a deep sleep. I passed out last night, shortly after I came home. I think I passed out at about 11pm. I tried to stay up for as long as could, so that I wouldn’t suffer the effects of jet lag. It worked. I don’t like… [Continue Reading]

BRAND NEW ARTICLE IN NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER!!!

Search his name on the Internet and you would be amazed by the high profile Nigeria’s Ngoli Onyeka Okafor has built for himself in the United States over the years. Aside his life as a super model, Ngo as he’s fondly called, is also an actor and two-time Golden Gloves boxer. In fact, search engines… [Continue Reading]

YOU MUST ADAPT IN ORDER TO WIN!!

It’s raining outside in NYC…again. Actually, I shouldn’t complain because the past several days have been very nice. It’s been unusually warm for the last week in November. Global warming Anyone? Or should I say….CLIMATE CHANGE. In business and in the building of a brand, you must be willing to adapt in order to win…. [Continue Reading]

GREETINGS FROM THE TRENCHES

It’s been quite a few days since I wrote in my blog. If you are in America, I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving. As you might have noticed, I haven’t written a blog post in a while. This is so because the past two weeks have been the busiest in a very long time…. [Continue Reading]

WE HAVE TO FIGHT THE POWER!!

Black Male Model Ngo OKafor Today’s blog will be short and hopefully, sweet, because I have to run out to a sparring session in a few minutes. I didn’t want to run out without leaving you with some food for thought. It’s all about consistency. The past few days have been hectic and I haven’t… [Continue Reading]

WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON OUT HERE!!

Monday was a great day for me. I didn’t want to talk about me yesterday because I felt that news that was bigger than me happened. Joe Frazier passed away on monday. Monday was a great day for me because I ran 7 miles in 58 minutes. That is major for me!! It’s hard for me to… [Continue Reading]

TRUE WARRIOR GONE

The boxing world and indeed the world in general has lost a great warrior. ‘Smoking’ Joe Frazier died yesterday, losing his battle with liver cancer. He was only 67 years old. In this day and age, 67 is extremely young. Joe Frazier was the first man to beat Muhammad Ali. He dominated the fight from… [Continue Reading]

OPEN UP YOUR MIND, SO YOU CAN GROW

Writing can be a challenge at times. I’m sitting at my desk, but the words are slow to come.  So, I’m  just going to sit here, push these keys and hope that something good comes of it at the end. This weekend was more eventful than most because I got to perform in an Opera on… [Continue Reading]

OMG!!! SHE HELPED ME DO IT!!!

For a very long time, my workout routine has consisted of the following – running, boxing and strength training(weight training). Lately, I started to incorporate other training modalities. I started taking spinning classes at Fly Wheel Sports in New York City. Most strength and conditioning trainers and coaches oppose large group classes. They do so… [Continue Reading]