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 general 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 […]

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 […]

How to Build Wide Lats (Introducing the Cobra Lats Training Program)

Throughout all my teenage years I had that pear-shaped look with wide hips and narrow shoulders. My proportions resembled those of my female class mates and my physique made me embarrassed about taking my shirt off. In the meanwhile, most of the guys in my class came from athletic backgrounds and had natural V-taper upper […]

Serge Nubret Pump Training: No Need to Lift Heavy to Gain Muscle

I often see guys at the gym using way more weight than me. Some of them are bigger, but surprisingly, most of them are not. Last time I trained at the gym, I finished my workout with 35lbs barbell curls. In the meanwhile, there was a guy next to me curling double of my weight. That […]

How to Build the Beach Muscles with Diamond Push Ups

The diamond push ups is one of the staple exercises I use for my private coaching clients because it trains the beach muscles: chest, triceps and shoulders. In this quick 5 minute read I will cover the following points: Why diamond push ups are superior to regular push ups. How to perform the perfect diamond […]

Optimal Protein Intake: How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

I have previously made it clear that I don’t count anything related to diet. I just eat 2-3 fullfilling meals a day, and focus on training hard. Yet, people are emailing me about the optimal protein intake, and what kind of protein supplement they should take post-workout. Most experts in the fitness industry recommend a […]

How to Overcome Skinny-Fat Genetics and Insights On The Personal Training Industry

Hello, it’s Oskar here! Today, I want to share a podcast I did with Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes. Alexander is a personal trainer in Hollywood and works for one of the world’s leading bodybuilding coaches John Meadows under John’s brand Mountain Dog Diet. Besides that he’s also a writer for the popular fitness website EliteFTS. In this podcast, […]

They Didn’t Think I Could Get A Summer Body, But I Did!

About 3 months ago, a young guy named Harshit emailed me to join my 1 Year Online Transformation Program. He wanted to build a summer body like the one pictured below in 50 days: I told him that it will take about 6 months on my program to achieve that kind of body. (He had […]

Jay Campbell On Optimizing Testosterone Levels and Reducing Gynecomastia

Jay Campbell is a family father, succesfull real estate business owner, former physique model and most importantly: an expert on optimizing testosterone levels. Symptoms of low testosterone levels are: Depression, fatigue, brain fog, low amount of muscle mass, high body-fat, anxiety and indecisiveness. Jay has over 10 years of experience with testosterone optimization and he’s the guy […]

4 Challenges For The Tall Bodybuilder

Every day of the week I have guys ask me for a workout program. They want to know the best training routine out there for their goals. The truth is that there is not one training routine that is best for everyone. There are many factors affecting the best training routine for you, and one […]