Why You Shouldn’t do Starting Strength as a Beginner

When I started training in February 2010 I was getting most of my information from the bodybuilding.com forums. The popular advice for a beginner was to do the program ”Starting Strength” by Mark Rippetoe. Therefore, I did a bodybuilding version of Starting Strength called Kethnaab’s Modified Starting Strength Routine. Kethnaab’s variation replaces power cleans with […]

How to Get Muscular with Calisthenics: 6 Proven Strategies to Accelerate Your Gains

When you start your fitness journey it’s easy to get the idea that you need weight training to build a muscular physique. But that is wrong. Plenty of people have built muscular physiques with the use of basic calisthenics exercises such as chin ups and diamond push ups. The main benefit of many calisthenics exercises […]

How to Reduce Puffy Nipples (Gynecomastia) Without Surgery

If you’re a man and you have puffy nipples, it’s embarrassing. It’s embarrassing to take off your shirt in front of a girl or even to go to the beach when your chest looks soft and feminine. I know this because I had puffy nipples throughout all my teenage years. Having puffy nipples destroyed my […]

They Didn’t Think I Could Get A Summer Body, But I Did! (Skinny-Fat Success Story)

Recently, a young guy named Harshit Godha emailed me to join my 1 year physique transformation program. He wanted to build a summer body like the one pictured below. In just 50 days. After making a comprehensive assessment of Harshit Godha’s physique, I told him that it will take about 6 months to achieve that […]

The Binge Eating Prevention Check-List: How to Set Up Your Diet For Long-Term Success

We all know that it’s easy to lose fat for a few weeks but then you get an intolerable craving to binge on your favorite foods… and then you lose weeks of progress. A few months later you start a new diet and the exact same thing happens. You stick to the diet for 2 […]

Increasing Calories Can Help You Lose Fat – If Your Metabolism Is Slow

I recently started taking on more clients for my Online Transformation Program and today I’ll show you how increasing Calories can help you lose fat, if your metabolism is slower than it should be. To do that, I’ll use one of my new clients, Francis as an example. Francis is 37 years old and for […]

Can You Build A V-Tapered Physique – When Your Starting Proportions Are Terrible?

I often get emails from guys who have wide hip bones and narrow shoulders. They ask me if they will ever be able to build a V-tapered physique, or if they won’t make it because of their natural proportions. I can relate to that problem and now I’ll give you my answer: YES, you can […]

How Big Can You Get Naturally

To get an idea of how big you can get naturally, I like to use Martin Berkhan’s simple formula: Maximum bodyweight at a shredded 5-6% bodyfat = Your height in centimeters – 100 So, a guy that is 6”2 (188 centimeters) can weigh a shredded 88 kg (193.6 lbs) after several years of consistent training. Berkhan’s formula is […]

Should You Use Intermittent Fasting for Better Fat Loss? (Eat Stop Eat vs. LeanGains vs. Frequent Meals)

Intermittent Fasting is a way of dieting where you schedule fasts in your diet to promote fat loss. The research consensus over the past 10 years is that implementing fasts can have minor positive health effects on your body. I’m emphasising minor, because given that your overall daily food intake is the same, there are no significant […]

Bodyweight Training for the Skinny-Fat Guy

In my experience training over 100 men in my online coaching program, the skinny-fat body-type is BY FAR the hardest to transform and there’s a huge lack of quality training programs for our unique body-type. Being skinny-fat means that you lack muscle tone while being soft around your lower waist. In clothes, a skinny-fat guy looks […]