How to Learn Handstand Push Ups in 6 steps (and a routine)

At the end of 2011 I made the switch to bodyweight training. My first routine consisted of chin ups, diamond push ups and single legged squats. However, after doing diamond push ups for over 8 months my body stopped responding to it, therefore I had to find a way to progress. At the time I […]

12 Lessons for the Skinny-Fat Sufferer

I got this email today: “I’m skinny fat and have a lot of this excess skin any help to start on my transformation. I did read all of your articles just don’t know where to get a head start.” From 27 May 2013 to 31 December 2013 I have written 31 articles and 1 eBook […]

Simplify Fitness to Achieve Maximum Results

Fitness can often appear complicated. There are so many variables that people think will give them their dream physique faster. For example, hitting each muscle from all possible angles with 10 different exercises, counting macronutrients, weighing meals and so on. Those kind of things only do one thing for you: they make fitness rule your […]

The 3 Most Important Exercises for a Skinny-Fat Guy

To become aesthetic the goal should be to get an X-shaped body; strong legs, small waist and wide shoulders. A skinny-fat guy typically has wide hips and waist combined with narrow shoulders. To fight the skinny-fat sufferers natural shape, it’s vital to develop: the back to create the illusion of wide shoulders upper chest to […]

My Experience with Overtraining for 10 Months (the results may surprise you)

Recently a reader emailed me about his success with frequent workouts: Oskar, I don’t know how to thank you ! My progress are slow but continuous. Your two exercises (close-grip chin-ups and the diamond push-ups) are doing the job greatly. In my case the way to follow is HIGH FREQUENCY (EVERYDAY, SOMETIMES MORNING AND AFTERNOON). […]

Time Under Tension to Bring Up Lacking Muscle Groups

Recently, a reader asked me to write an article about “how fast”  I perform my repetitions when I train. I promised him to get this done, so here it is. First of all, I will refer to the tempo of repetitions as Time Under Tension since that’s usually the term used for this purpose. Time […]

The Best Training Routine

I’ve received a lot of emails recently about diet and training advice. The emails typically sound like this: Hi, I’m new to training, what is the best training routine out there? In this article I will give you The Best Training Routine For A Skinny-Fat Guy. This training routine will get you ripped in the […]

How To Raise Testosterone Levels

I recently got a question from a reader about whether it’s possible to naturally raise your testosterone levels. The short answer is: YES. Since the 1970’s the average male testosterone levels have dropped significantly. A man in 1970 would have 30 % more testosterone in his body than a man today. This significant drop has […]

5 Benefits of Bodyweight Training

Hello friends, In my first article I want to explain 5 benefits of bodyweight training in comparsion to regular weight training. When I started training I hit the gym religiously to build muscle mass. As advised on most bodybuilding sites; I focused on compound lifts such as squats, deadlifts and overhead presses. I found those […]