Kane Sumabat: Training Is Not Just A Means To An End – It’s An End In Itself

Kane Sumabat

A week ago I saw a brilliant movie about Kane Sumabat who is 46 years old and in amazing shape. Kane Sumabat has been training for 35 years, and while he is not as strong as he was in his 20’s, he still keeps improving his physique each year. I highly encourage you to watch the full 4 minute movie about […]

50 Years of Pull Ups: A Story About Mike Joplin

Mike Joplin Pull Up

In the mid 1960’s a young US NAVY medic named Mike Joplin was stationed in Puerto Rico (Roosevelt Roads: aka – Roosey Roads). Like most young men, he craved the attention of beautiful women, and he got it, but for the wrong reasons. At a mere 155 pounds and at 6’1 height, he was known as […]

68 Days of Massive Upper Body Muscle Gains

bulking gainz

The table above shows the bulk progress I’ve made over the past 2 months. The most important upper body muscle gain can be seen in my chest measurement which increased by almost 4 inches. And here are my current pictures (taken in different lightings so you can get a “real” perspective): End of 2 Month Bulk (December […]

Strength Training and the 5 Phases of the Ideal Skinny-Fat Transformation

wide shoulders

Last year, I wrote a post about one of the most popular strength training routines: Starting Strength created by the fitness trainer Mark Rippetoe. The post was titled “Why You Shouldn’t Do Starting Strength As A Beginner” and it created a huge discussion within the fitness community with almost 100,000 views. On the one hand, we […]

Defining Aesthetics: What Exactly Is The Perfect Physique?

vacuum pose

Do you want want to look great naked, feel good about yourself and attract positive attention to your body? I bet you do. If you’re anything like me and most other people, you have an ideal physique in your mind. My image of an ideal physique is similar to that of the classical bodybuilder Steve Reeves, pictured […]

How to Increase Testosterone Levels With 120% Naturally

red-meat-chops

Throughout my teenage years, people often asked me why I never smiled and I didn’t know what to answer. I didn’t know what to answer, because saying the answer out loud would hurt too much. I was a young guy with no drive, no ambitions, no athleticism and no experience with women. When you looked […]

Do You Suffer From Low Testosterone Symptoms?

Are You Skinny-Fat?

Today, low testosterone levels are an epidemic. When you walk around on the street, you see men with feminine fat distribution and under muscled physiques everywhere. And when I say men, I don’t just mean older men. You see low testosterone levels in young guys too. Testosterone is crucial for any fitness enthusiast, since it […]

The 5 Most Important Weight Loss Lessons to Get Lean and STAY Lean

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As a teenager, I would wake up, then go to the bathroom and look at myself in the mirror with disgust. I had love handles, chubby cheeks, manboobs and hips that were almost as wide as my shoulders. Many times I tried to lose weight, but failed to do so. But, this didn’t stop me. […]

Staying Consistent Trumps The Perfect Training Routine

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Consistency is a steadfast adherence to the same principles. It essentially means that you can stick to a training routine. Have you ever stuck to a training routine for at least 2 months without skipping any training sessions? If you can’t answer yes to this question, you are inconsistent. It doesn’t matter how good your […]

My First Obstacle Run: Toughest (5 miles, 40 obstacles)

Toughest Copenhagen 2013

Right now, I’m lying on my couch with my laptop on my legs. I can barely walk, and I’m sore everywhere from my calves to my shoulders. I’ve just completed my first obstacle run called Toughest. Toughest is known as the most intense obstacle race in Scandinavia and it’s about 5 miles long. 5 miles may […]