11 Things I’m Super Duper Excited About This Summer

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Well, it’s summer, and that means a few things.  First and foremost it’s hotter than hell in my neck of the woods—which, ironically, is a neighborhood called “Hell’s Kitchen.” (Yes, I planned that.)

The great thing about summer is the level of energy you feel when you’re outside.  Of course, in NYC, there is a bit of the asphalt blasted lethargy that can happen in any city, but with Central Park offering respite, you still feel the excitement of people enjoying the outdoors.  And although I do enjoy a break, I don’t look to escape the concrete jungle more than twice per week.

When I do escape, I search for sand.  Summertime means it’s beach season, which is always exciting.  Of course, I dig that because I can walk around topless and no one can hold it against me.

Second, it means surfing—for those who don’t know, I am a journeyman surfer—meaning I own a board, and on rare occasions manage not to fall off of it.  And so, this summer I’m really dedicated myself to getting better.

On top of that, summer is, of course, the season for Hollywood blockbusters—and there are a lot of great ones coming out.

And so, in the spirit of summer, I thought I’d hit you with a list 11 things that I’m SUPER DUPER excited about in the coming months.

Before we start…to set the mood, here’s a video of the classic, “Summer Time” by Will Smith–er…by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince.

Now that we’re all in the right mind set, let’s get into the list!


1) Captain America

As many of you probably know, I am a huge nerd (this will be reflected elsewhere in the list), so summer is always great because all the comic book movies come out.  This year, we’ve got one of my favorites—Captain America.

Cap is a great character because he’s a scrawny dude who is chosen to be a Super Soldier because of his character and his desire to help the world; until he’s injected with super soldier serum (which I am convinced is just a long ester testosterone blended with tren and some growth hormone), the scrawny Steve Rogers has no special powers to speak of.  In fact, he makes Vince Del Monte’s “before” picture look impressive.

Check out the latest trailer:


The movie comes out on July 22nd, and I am counting the minutes.

As a chubby kid growing up, I was never “scrawny,” but I always identified with Rogers feeling of physical inadequacy and desire to overcome that—which led to a love of comic books and my eventual involvement with fitness.


2) The Super Hero Workout

Not surprisingly, eventually my lover of comics, heroism, and fitness had to coalesce into a single entity—and it’s finally happened.

Therefore, let this serve as my OFFICIAL announcement that in the spirit of summer blockbusters, this July I will be releasing a brand new program called “The Super Hero Workout.”


The tag-line is, “build a body that can fight crime, thwart evil, and save the world (while looking AWESOME)” and the program is designed to do just that.  While you will lose fat and gain muscle (obviously), the program will also make you stronger, faster, more agile and generally more athletic.

Whether you’re looking to steal hearts, or chase down those who’d steal someone’s purse, the Super Hero Workout will get you in shape to do it.

I don’t want to talk TOO much about it (since I’ll be doing that in a few weeks), but it’s a Four Phase Program, with each phase drawing inspiration from different heroes.  In keeping with the summer blockbusters, Phase One draws inspiration from Thor and Captain America, and is intended to help you build strength and power.

The rest…you’ll just have to wait for.

Stay tuned for the Super Hero Workout—tentative release date is July 19th.  (Right around the time Captain America comes out—holy smokes, Batman, it’s almost like he planned that!)


3) Intermittent Fasting Program

While we’re on the subject of programs I’m working on, this is a good opportunity to bring up something I’m REALLY excited about—fasting.

As I’ve covered in a number of interviews and blog posts lately, I have been playing around with every conceivable type of fasting protocol over the course of the past 8 months.  And, finally, I’ve come up with what I think is the perfect “Roman method” of fasting which combines the best of all worlds.

Of course, I couldn’t have done this on my own—guys like Martin Berkhan and Brad Pilon have been talking about fasting forever.

More than anything, I owe A LOT of what I’ve come up with to my friend Dan Go, a Toronto based trainer whom I met through Craig Ballantyne.  Dan is a huge intermittent fasting proponent, and when we got together, our minds went into overdrive and we started coming up with so many ideas that we decided to write them down.

Three hours and 7 pages later, we had the beginning of a fully comprehensive training and nutrition program.

Which means: Dan and I have partnered, and will be writing, filming, and working together for the next few months to bring out what we think will be the DEFINITIVE program for Intermittent Fasting for permanent fat loss.

How permanent?  Well, we’re tentatively calling the program, “Fat Loss Forever,” because we truly believe it’ll change the game.

Stay tuned for that—release date is late September or early October.

4) New Partnership with NSupps

Some of you may have noticed a new banner on the right-hand side of my blog.

For those who haven’t, it’s for a company called NSupps.

I’ve recently partnered with this site after being approached about a year back.  After much discussion, I’ve come to the conclusion that these guys are the real deal: they offer quality supplements at wholesale prices.

If you generally shop for supps online, you should check them out; great prices on most of the popular brand.  PLUS, they pay a few hundred a month to sponsor my blog, which is cool.

So, I’m excited to be a part of the NSupps family, and you should be too…because it’ll mean coupon codes and more saving on already-discounted high-quality supplements.

Click the banner and check them out!


5) Roman Fitness Systems iPhone App!?

Yup, you read that correctly.  I can’t talk too much about this, BUT the long and short of it is that I am currently developing an app for mobile devices.

We’re starting with the iPhone and iPad, but will be up and running on Android platforms soon after.

This is going to be an app that will take your nutrition and your training to the next level—it fills a hole in the market in the sense that it will literally take the guesswork out of what is arguably the hardest part of fitness.

That’s all I can say for now, but rest assured, this is going to be SWEET.


6) I’m going to INDIA! (with Tim Ferriss)


Pretty effin crazy, right?

Here’s the story:  as part of a “bonus” for helping with aspects of Tim’s best-seller, the Four Hour Body, I was given an opportunity to head to India with the man himself.

Going to India isn’t necessarily something I thought I’d ever do—so when I had the chance to go with the consummate vagabonding expert as my guide, I couldn’t pass it up.

We’re heading out on September 18th, so expect some  crazy blogs from the other side of the globe.


7) My new car

I wasn’t going to write about this, because it seems a bit too much like braggadocio, but truly, I am excited.

I recently picked up a new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, fulfilling a dream of mine.  You see, I’ve wanted a wrangler since before I had a drivers license; I first rode in one when I was 16 and I was instantly hooked.  I’ve wanted the Unlimited (4-door) since it was released a few years back.

After years of driving “practical” cars, I finally decided to treat myself and get the car I’ve wanted for nearly 15 years.

While I don’t necessary NEED a car while living in NYC, my residence here is probably not permanent (I have plans to relocate to the West Coast eventually), so this wasn’t entirely a stupid purchase.

Moreover, in typical Italian fashion…I know a guy.  Which is to say, my cousin is actually the head of leasing at a prominent Jeep dealership, so I got a great deal.

I’m just pumped to be driving this thing with the doors off and a surfboard strapped to the roof.

Long live summer!


8) Training “@GaryVee”

Probably one of the coolest things to happen to me over the past few months is the opportunity to work with social media expert and Internet sensation Gary Vaynerchuk

After putting up a Facebook post mentioning he needed a trainer in NYC, GV was inundated with recommendations for various people, and, thanks in large part to my very vocal readership, most of those recommendations were for yours truly.  Within hours, we’d scheduled our first session.

Nearly two weeks into training, we’ve identified a number of his weaknesses, gained strength on various exercises, and lost some fat.  Perhaps most impressively, there’s been a 40% increase in training density between the first session and the most recent.

Gary is, of course, a big inspiration to me (I wrote a blog about his book HERE), and it’s nice to be able to help him get healthy and achieve his goals.

Plus, I get to talk about the J-E-T-S with the only guy I can think of who is arguably a bigger fan than I am.  It’s pretty much the best situation ever.

9) The release of A Dance with Dragons

The 5th book in the epic series A Song of Ice and Fire, ADWD is the long awaited next piece by George RR Martin.

Recently, the first book in the series, A Game of Thrones was turned into an HBO series, which I hope you got a chance to check out.  It was epic and got renewed for a second season within hours of the first episode’s airing.

Fans of the series have been waiting for A Dance with Dragons for quite some time, so please believe that I am counting the days until the July 12th release.

There are going to be 7 total books in the series, so let’s just hope the author doesn’t “pull a Robert Jordan” and die before he finishes it.

10)  “It All Ends – 7/15/11”

Speaking of epics getting finished, that’s the tagline for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, the 8th and final film in the series based on JK Rowling’s books about the titular boy wizard.

As I mentioned, I’m a giant nerd, and as a card (and 20-sided dice) carrying player of Dungeons & Dragons, you’d better believe I loved the HP books.

I have said that I think the Harry Potter books are important from a sociological perspective, for a few reasons.  I think we can all agree that they’re responsible for getting an entire generation of kids to start reading; and, because of that, they proved that sci-fi fantasy was a commercially viable genre for that age group.

The books that have been published since Harry Potter owe their success in large part to the Boy Who Lived; which, admittedly, means that had HP not been successful we probably hadn’t been cursed with the inanity that is Twilight.  Gotta take the bad with the good, I guess.

Harry Potter has been a global phenomenon, and every year for nearly a decade, I’ve looked forward to new film.  It’s bittersweet to see it all ending, but I’m glad that I’m part of the generation that really got to be a part of it all.

I do think that the books (and movies) will stand the test of time and become classics, but no future generation will ever have the chance to get caught up on the fervor of waiting the way we did.

You’d better believe I’ll be at the midnight showing in my Gryffindor t-shirt.


11) Final Phase Abs

At long last, I’m getting around to releasing all the programs I’ve been working on for years, and that includes the one I emailed you about yesterday, Final Phase Abs.

I’m excited to bring this one out now, because as I’ve said, summer is “Abs Season” and it’s a shame that until yesterday, your boy Roman didn’t have an abs program available to the general public.

That’s all been changed!

Okay, that’s it for me!  I’m so excited about all of these things that I’m giddy—so I want 60 COMMENTS from you guys.  I want to know your thoughts on the above…AND I want to know what YOU are excited about in the coming months.

About the Author

John Romaniello is a level 70 orc wizard who spends his days lifting heavy shit and his nights fighting crime. When not doing that, he serves as the Chief Bro King of the Roman Empire and Executive Editor here on RFS. You can read his articles here, and rants on Facebook.

Comments for This Entry

  • Randi

    Ah, a fellow D&D fan. I am not ashamed to admit that I love that game. Unfortunately, being a 32-year-old woman, I have a hard time finding anyone to play with me. Oh well, it's nice to know there are other adults who don't let good things go!

    July 7, 2011 at 3:21 pm

  • jeff

    Hey Roman, is there fasting incorporated in the Superhero workout program

    July 6, 2011 at 7:06 am

  • Alf Martinsen

    Hi Love this stuff, awaiting both the apps, and the superman.. Really like your stuff. Keep it coming. I have been dieting down for this summer, from 86 kg, to 79. My goal for next year is 85, shredded!

    July 5, 2011 at 2:03 pm

  • Rahul

    Hey Roman, I have been following your tips and suggestions for about a year now. Am a big fan of Brad Pilon and IF. However living in India, teaching people about exercise was hard, and talking about nutrition even harder! Definitely curious on how you will manage to limit all the fried and carb laden foods on your trip to India.

    July 4, 2011 at 12:32 am

  • Travis

    Romanz, The super hero workout looks sweet! Great idea ;)

    July 3, 2011 at 1:21 pm

  • Glenn

    Captain America looks awesome! With a capital "A" Superhero workout! Are have me some off that! Although I do like to think I'm already rather super, but a little extra power wouldn’t hurt. You only got half the car man! Hope they gave you the doors to go with that wrangler? Or you’ve been done! Looking for a cool 4x4 myself, fed up of driving normal people cars. Oh, and long live the nerd. Glenn.

    July 1, 2011 at 5:50 am

  • Suneet

    Thanks Roman You can Let me know at my email [email protected] Im a huge fan of you Would really like to meet you and others like Vince Delmonte,Lee Hayward,Dave Ruel etc who have helped me immensely in my muscle building goals Hope I get that chance someday take care have a safe journey

    July 1, 2011 at 2:50 am

  • Darren

    That list is definitely the pursuit of true awesomeness Roman. Whats funny is that i did XFLD TWICE over the last 3 mths and needed something to get my newly developing abs over the edge...enter Final Abs! Your timing is impeccable and I hooked my best friend onto the website and he just finished your XFLD workout plan and youve converted him too so hes doing Final Abs with me. Im ecstatic about the SuperHero workout and of course, HARRY POTTER lol. As for me, im excited about the summer-progressing in the gym and in my career, studying for the NSCA (wish me luck!) and telling everyone Roman is we just need football!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:48 pm

  • rocky

    I think im more excited about some of those things then you are. lol. ive been waiting for you to come out with a muscle building program foreverrr. Plus the IF program will prolly be one hell of a program too. But im excited about the coaching =) It's gonna be awesome.

    June 30, 2011 at 5:56 pm

  • Ty

    Awesome list. I'm excited about moving out of Tampa and into Atlanta.

    June 30, 2011 at 1:56 pm

  • Roan

    Stay who you are Roman, your personality will get you far within this industry! Btw. Dips on the Hero Workout Program.

    June 30, 2011 at 1:25 pm

  • Jay

    I am excited about the following things this summer: 1) Getting married to the most awesome girl ever 2) Roman coaching: already lost 14lbs of fat in 5 weeks. 3) Moving to SF in September 4) HP Movie. I will be at the midnight show as well. Am I allow to eat popcorn?

    June 30, 2011 at 7:40 am

  • Nitin

    Hey John, it's Nitin from NJ. Awesome that you are going to India - Mumbai is my home town. I like the cool, no nonsense look and feel of your blog. Super duper (wait someone else used that line already).. hope you are having fun training Gary.. he is a super fun dude.

    June 30, 2011 at 1:55 am

  • Vaibhav Chadha

    Great to hear all those things. Even better that you're coming to India. I'm in Delhi avid follower and incase you wanna plan a trip can assist you with the local knowledge.

    June 30, 2011 at 1:31 am

  • Sumeet

    Welcome to India Roman!! Thanks for sharing all that excellent info, I Follow ur tips quite closely Let me know if u have plans to visit Bangalore, would like to catch up with you if possible. Regards,

    June 30, 2011 at 1:06 am

  • Shelly

    Love your enthusiasm! Very excited about an iPhone app!!

    June 29, 2011 at 11:38 pm

  • Brandon

    Nice jeep! Also, NSupps is where it's at!

    June 29, 2011 at 10:54 pm

  • Evy

    If Martin dares to die before finishing the Song of Ice and Fire series, I say we dig 'im up, stomp 'im, and throw him back in the hole. I have been waiting what seems like forever for those books. No mention of HBO's A Game of Thrones? IMHO, I think they've done a great job thus far in staying close to the book. I wish they would shoot the entire series.

    June 29, 2011 at 10:41 pm

  • LPA

    Roman, I really enjoy your emails and posts. Thanks for sharing so much great info about health and fitness and yourself - it makes you a real person! LOL. I'm glad to be following you and have told a lot of my friends about you.

    June 29, 2011 at 9:56 pm

  • Nickjaa

    Aw, Roman. I lived in Mumbai for 6 months and feel pretty bad for you - you will never be able to eat healthy in any restaurant! Granted my (very Indian) work was giving me my lunches and dinners, but dude. It is not the place to keep fat low and muscle high. If you manage to walk out of an Indian trip with less than 15% BF I would really want to know how you pulled it off! Also, India is amazing.

    June 29, 2011 at 9:43 pm

  • Mike

    Awesome post. It made me more pumped for Captain America, Harry Potter, and Dance with Dragons! Really looking forward to your super hero workout and your take on IF. I'm excited to be getting back to school oddly enough. It's my final year of engineering, so I'm looking forward to some more practical classes. Not to mention I'll be living with 4 girls, so obviously another goal is to look as good as I possibly can =) Really cool that you read the ice and fire series. I just went through all four, and loved them.

    June 29, 2011 at 6:53 pm

  • Dani from Down Under

    I am SO pumped!!!! Love your train of thinking and Will Smith always gets me rocking!!! Looking forward to transforming my 4th post baby body and just to see the magic that happens with your program!!! Enjoy the sun (we're in winter here in Oz) and keep up your awesome work! Much love, Dani

    June 29, 2011 at 5:02 pm

  • Teresa

    John! Sometimes I wish you were my son! Really! I am excited that you are so excited about summer. Don't necessarily agree with your music and super hero choices, but hey, I love your wrangler and it is just toooo cool that you are getting to go to India. I appreciate all you do, have a fab summer!

    June 29, 2011 at 4:17 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks, Chuck! It's a cool concept and I'm really pumped to help bring it to the mainstream!

    June 29, 2011 at 4:11 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks so much man, I appreciate it.

    June 29, 2011 at 4:09 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks so much, Karen =) Much love for all my readers!

    June 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm

  • John Romaniello

    I'm truly excited to see it. When the trip gets closer, I'll let you know where I am headed!

    June 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Hey Sol, thanks so much for the kind words; I really appreciate that.

    June 29, 2011 at 4:06 pm

  • John Romaniello

    I appreciate the support, man =)

    June 29, 2011 at 4:05 pm

  • John Romaniello

    I will be at the midnight showing as well. Where in Cali did you want to move?

    June 29, 2011 at 4:05 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Sounds like an awesome summer! Congratulations on the anniversary =)

    June 29, 2011 at 4:05 pm

  • John Romaniello

    I'm working on it! We've gotta film and edit and all that jazz. It's worth the wait =)

    June 29, 2011 at 4:04 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks so much, Troy! There really is nothing else like it =)

    June 29, 2011 at 4:02 pm

  • Sue

    What a tease.....really Roman! Your telling us about your IF program in June and it is not coming out til September! I need it now!

    June 29, 2011 at 4:01 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Good question! Training density is just the total amount of work in a given time frame. So, since Gary and I train for 60 minutes, the time frame is static. We were able to do 40% more sets during the 5th session than we were during the 1st session; when we first started he needed to take more rest to recover, etc. On top of that, his reps have gone up on BW exercises (10 push ups to 16, for example) so there's a bit more density coming from reps.

    June 29, 2011 at 3:44 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Congrats on all your blessings, Ace! A medieval wedding sounds fantastic, and a beautiful baby girl is a great way to start your marriage. I'm happy to have helped with the fat loss; hope you enjoy your summer!

    June 29, 2011 at 3:42 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks so much for the support, Scott. I'm really excited to bring the programs out--and the app! It's going to be a great summer.

    June 29, 2011 at 3:38 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Congrats on the number ;) I hope she likes guys with big traps, because the Super Hero workout is gonna build'em up nice!

    June 29, 2011 at 3:37 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks, Shanna! Can't wait to get your feedback on the programs =)

    June 29, 2011 at 3:36 pm

  • John Romaniello

    I'm pumped for your feedback. We're gonna interview Martin and get some insight from him; hopefully his book WILL come out =)

    June 29, 2011 at 3:35 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks so much, Brady. I really am pleased with the new partnership, and--despite your lack of faith in the Jets--I'm happy to have you on board.

    June 29, 2011 at 3:15 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks, Ben. I know you're gonna love the program. Dan is currently staying with me in NY, and we just wrote some kick ass workouts. Tomorrow is testing day!

    June 29, 2011 at 3:14 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Awesome, Bart! Good luck with XFLD, and enjoy the beach!

    June 29, 2011 at 3:12 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Hey Suneet, Thanks for the support and I'm happy to have been of help! As of now, I don't know the travel itinerary, but if we make it to Mumbai I will let you know!

    June 29, 2011 at 3:11 pm

  • Bart Shaw

    Great stuff above if you're a movie geek! Can't wait to hit the beach again this summer in South Texas. Always excited about the Love of my Life - she's awesome. I'm stepping up to the Extreme Fat Loss Diet on July 10th and go hard at it to drop 20 lbs of body fat!! Thanks for the inspiration!

    June 29, 2011 at 3:07 pm

  • Suneet

    Hey Roman I have been following you for about a year now And have sucessfully implemented many of your tips I read that you are coming to India I live in Mumbai Are you coming here or to some other city If you are visiting my hometown, I would love to meet you Kindly respond Im a huge fan

    June 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks for the advice, Paul! I'm definitely looking forward to the India trip...I have a feeling it'll be a life changer. Regarding the IF program, I'm drawing heavily on Brad's stuff, and I'll be interviewing him as well.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:56 pm

  • Ben

    As a user of FPFL & an avid IF'er I am curious to see what you & Dan bring to the table regarding IF & training. If you can get results like Martins clients.....all I can say is wow & I'M in.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:55 pm

  • John Romaniello

    I'm going to be planning a trip to Europe for the spring. I'll keep you posted -- I am DEFINITELY coming to Germany. I hear Berlin is the place to party.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:53 pm

  • John Romaniello

    1) Congrats! 2) That's awesome =) Congrats again! 3) You're doing fantastic, and I can't wait to help you achieve all your goals.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:52 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks Richard! I'm pumped about the Wrangler, I'm having so much fun with this thing it's not even funny.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:51 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Yup! Both FPFL and XFLD work well with Final Phase Abs. FPA can be done on it's own, but was originally designed as a plug-n-play add on for FPFL!

    June 29, 2011 at 2:51 pm

  • Shari

    Things I'm Super Duper excited about: 1. My brand new grand daughter Evelynn...3 days old 2. My hubbie is coming home off the road (OTR Trucker). Will be home for 3 days. 3. My training program with Roman! It's fun! Love it!

    June 29, 2011 at 2:50 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thank you so much for the kind words, Dawn. I'm just doin' my thang =) Hope your summer Rocks!

    June 29, 2011 at 2:49 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Who isn't!? Such a great series. I'm sad to see it end.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:49 pm

  • Matt Kittoe

    I'm excited about building my personal brand, thanks to Mr. Vaynerchuk and all the crazy ideas for videos and blogs I've come up with over the years. You're all about to see something special. I'm also excited about the Super Hero Workout, and the impending six-pack that's about to induce so much drooling with the ladies, every store and restaurant I go to will run out of "wet floor" signs and will eventually be shut down for health code violations, because, well, that's gross. I'm super-duper excited about going out with the girl whose number I got Saturday night. She looks like she's got squattin' legs. Kittoe likey. That's really all I've got right now. Oh, and I'm jealous of the Jeep.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:46 pm

  • Rajat

    If you ever come down south of India, gimme a buzz (I am in Bangalore)...It will be my pleasure to show you around...:)...

    June 29, 2011 at 2:45 pm

  • John Romaniello

    They really are a fantastic company; I'm proud to have them as sponsors.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:44 pm

  • John Romaniello

    My favorite characters are probably Tyrion, Arya, Jon, and Robb (well, know). Jaime, I have an affection for because, as one arrogant pretty boy to another, I can definitely see his struggle with how the world perceives him. I LOVED Robert Baratheon, mainly because he lived life so honestly. I just loved the idea of a King who was more suited for winning a throne than sitting it. One of my favorite lines in the series is Robert's: "Warring and whorring, that's what I was made for." In the show, Dinklage's Tyrion is awesome, and Sean Bean as Ned was fantastic. However, I think the standout performance in the show might be Littlefinger. The way the actor plays him is very compelling. Least favorites are easy: Sansa is effing useless, and Joffrey is intolerable. (He, at least, is interesting because he truly thinks he's the legit heir.) And Cersei is the queen of skanks. I hate that bitch.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:44 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thank you so much, Ms. Bernal. It's great to have you on board for so long. I appreciate the well wishes, and I'll be keeping you informed!

    June 29, 2011 at 2:38 pm

  • John Romaniello

    Thanks, Adam! It's going to be busy as hell, but if I survive it I'm pretty sure my "Super Hero" status will be secured. I'm just really pumped to be so blessed.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:37 pm

  • John Romaniello

    It's going to be epic, my friend. Epic.

    June 29, 2011 at 2:36 pm

  • Justin

    You have a lot on your plate Roman, sounds exciting! About your Final Phase Abs program, does it work well with your FPFL program or as more of a substitute? What about the XFLD program (I know you had a big hand in that), would that program be enhanced in any way by your new abs program?

    June 29, 2011 at 1:33 pm

  • Brady

    We're very excited about our partnership with Roman, he is THE MAN in the Fitness Industry and always does things top notch! Congrats on working with Gary V and Tim F, both have been very inspirational to me.....minus the Jets part :) Also if you ever make it to Utah let me know and we can go to Moab, it's a Jeep enthusiasts paradise! Looking forward to your new workout and to hear about all your trips.

    June 29, 2011 at 1:18 pm

  • Vicky

    I am a HUGE Harry Potter fan as well!!!

    June 29, 2011 at 1:14 pm

  • Christy

    I love NSupps!! That is awesome you are partnering with them...they are the best place for supplements that I have found.

    June 29, 2011 at 1:02 pm

  • Dawn

    You continue to rock the fitness world in your perfect lay it all out there fashion. Enjoy your summertime...

    June 29, 2011 at 12:52 pm

  • Scott

    The SuperHero Workout got me pumped, like you are about all these upcoming things you got coming for you, Congratulations!! Seriously I'm doing pump sets right now while reading this blog post!

    June 29, 2011 at 12:49 pm

  • Anastasia

    Yeah! Super Hero Workout! Sounds so cool.... On my list :) Makes you feel unstoppable!

    June 29, 2011 at 12:19 pm

  • Mimi

    When you mentioned A Dance with Dragons, my respect for you just quadrupled. Not that it was scant before! Please, in your next post, can you tell us your favorite ASOIAF characters? My love square (not with each other!) is Jaime, Tyrion, The Hound, and Arya.

    June 29, 2011 at 12:03 pm

  • Richard Stott

    I've owned a Wrangler for 17 years and it's still going strong. Good choice Roman Best of luck with all your projects

    June 29, 2011 at 12:01 pm

  • acekincaid

    i am xcited about my upcoming wedding on the 8th of july. BTW, my thanks to you, Roman, and also to Joel Marion, fer the xtreme fatloss program. i have gone from 238 lb to 218 in 20 days. fer that i am really xcited as well. yes it really works... ;-) i should look pretty good at my medeival wedding. (the wedding will be held in the medeival style, as i live over in germany and therfore it is a great xcuse to do it that way) ;-) i am also very happy and xcited about my soon to be here child. my fiancée is in er 6th month. we are having a girl, Dana Marie. she will be joining us in october. peace, love, and guitars, ace

    June 29, 2011 at 11:59 am

  • Ted

    FRESH PRINCE. That is all I have to say about that. That is a truly epic list. Now I get to look forward to new programs like the Super Hero Workout, a new iPhone app, and your take on intermittent fasting (which I also have been experimenting with). As for what else I'm excited for...I have had tickets to the midnight showing of Harry Potter for two weeks. It shall be amazing. I'm looking forward to finally entering the real world of work upon finishing my summer class and graduating in August. It is interesting that you plan to relocate to the west coast. For years now a goal of mine has been to move to California and become a proficient surfer by the time I'm 25. I suppose two and a half years might be a bit of a stretch, but I won't change my goal now.

    June 29, 2011 at 11:57 am

  • Renita

    Wow, that's some inspiring super-duperness. I'm looking forward to the Superhero workout. And Tim Ferriss, Gary V and Harry Potter are the ultimate trifecta. p.s. How did you measure the 40% increase in training density for Gary V?

    June 29, 2011 at 11:51 am

  • Frank A

    AWESOME Dude! It's neat that you can get excited about even little things like books and movies! I have really few things to get excited about: 1.July in St. Augustine Beach, FL for wife's family reunion. 2. Caribbean Cruise (my first cruise) in September to Key West, Grand Cayman, and Ocho Rios, Jamiaca and 3. We celebrate our 10 year anniversary on the cruise. Let's PARTY ON this Summer!!!!!

    June 29, 2011 at 11:39 am

  • Clement

    Oh ho, ho, ho! I'm going to buy your Super Hero Workout for sure!

    June 29, 2011 at 11:36 am

  • Sean

    wow, i can NOT wait for your IF program to come out!!! I currently use leangains, but I love soakin up anything that has to do with IF'ing and whatever you're doing is obviously working for you! So having a book on it (since I don't think martin's will ever come out) would be amazing!

    June 29, 2011 at 11:36 am

  • Sol

    Good stuff. I think your blog is one of the best in the fitness bizz. As soon as I get me an Ipad2 I look forward to downloading some of your programs. Cheers.

    June 29, 2011 at 11:36 am

  • Shanna

    Completely psyched about the Super Hero workout and your take on IF!! Sounds like you've got an exciting summer ahead of you. Have a great one, Roman!!

    June 29, 2011 at 11:34 am

  • Troy

    WOW! That is a lot to be excited about. Love the JazzyJeff song - ah, the memories. It is awesome to see the number of new products coming (inspiring). Jeep - I had a wrangler for a while. Having a vehicle you can take the roof and doors off is just too fun. I mean, really, how many cars come with drain plugs? I had to buy the windshield vinyl that said, "It's a Jeep thing you wouldn't understand". It was just too true. Enjoy the ride and enjoy the exciting summer.

    June 29, 2011 at 11:32 am

  • Christian Rupp

    Dude, I'm excited as well. You got some cool stuff comin'. Because I am huge fan of IF I am really lookin' forward to seeing your stuff. Meeting Tim Ferris in India. Awesome. I mean he is the man and his book and his skills are really amazing. Because I'm a iPhone Head I hope you'll release your app asap. Cool stuff! Keep goin' Chris from far over germany PS: If you need some assistance for conquering the german market or have questions about germany (where to go and what to see for your next trip abroad) drop me an email

    June 29, 2011 at 11:25 am

  • sonali

    You will love India. I wish we neveer moved away from there.

    June 29, 2011 at 11:17 am

  • paulmerc

    Really looking forward to your analysis and spin on IF. I have read Brad's book, it is a good read. I didn't have much luck with IF, not sure why and Brad didn't know either, but I think the basic premise is sound. Just got back from my first India trip as well, it was as expected quite a rush/eye opener/some challenges. What more can one want in a big adventure. My favorite spots were Udaipur and Jaipur and the areas around Agra. Try to take a train somewhere, try to make a road journey somewhere. Make sure to travel on one of the highways heading into AGRA, it is like an e-ticket ride. Eat all the food, but be cautious and smart about it. Bring your own water everywhere. Oh, there is so much to say

    June 29, 2011 at 11:09 am

  • Karen Praxel

    I love you so much. :)

    June 29, 2011 at 11:06 am

  • Rachel

    Is that all? Jeez, Roman, I'm starting to doubt that you sleep. I'm excited about Harry Potter as well, and also about my coaching with you. -Rachel

    June 29, 2011 at 11:04 am

  • Mike Westerdal

    Wow that is some exciting stuff Roman. Have a blast in India!

    June 29, 2011 at 11:02 am

  • ChuckDad316

    I should elaborate, I never fasted before you recommended Joel Marion's Xtreme Fat Loss Diet to go with your Final Phase Fat Loss program.

    June 29, 2011 at 11:00 am

  • ChuckDad316

    I'd never thought I'd say this but I'm excited about fasting too, can't wait for that program!!!!

    June 29, 2011 at 10:55 am

  • Sirena

    HOLY CRAP, Roman! Someone's been super busy and ultra productive. Congrats on all your success. It's great to see how far along you've come - I remember reading one of your very first posts, "Of Muscles, Meats and Man Dates", and I was totally hooked. I'm very much looking forward to hearing about your travel adventures. Cyber high five to you Mr. Roman!

    June 29, 2011 at 10:48 am

  • Adam

    Congrats Roman, looks like an incredible summer.

    June 29, 2011 at 10:30 am

  • Dan Go

    Epic blog post my friend. Thank you for the shout out and I can't wait to change the world with our new eating program. Dan

    June 29, 2011 at 10:27 am

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