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, […]

Should You Count Calories To Lose Weight?

My own diet philosophy is based on simplicity. I never wanted to count calories and macros (protein, carbs and fat) because to me it’s “obsessive behavior”. Counting calories and macros takes the fun out of eating and makes the whole process feel “robotic”. Despite never counting my calories or macros, I lost 60 pounds of bodyweight by […]

50 Years of Pull Ups: A Story About Mike Joplin

Note: Mike Joplin has sadly passed away on 29 November 2017 at age 72. (Full details here). I’m sending my condolences to his family and loved ones. 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 […]

How to Increase Testosterone Levels By 120% Naturally

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. I looked dead […]

Do You Suffer From Low Testosterone Symptoms?

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

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. […]

The Price You Pay to Get a 6-Pack If You’re Skinny-Fat

I often talk about getting lean as the first step in your Skinny-Fat Transformation. Unfortunately, a lot of guys confuse getting lean with getting a fully visible 6-pack without flexing. There’s a huge difference. When I talk about getting lean, I mean around 12% body-fat. In my case, I have a pinch on my love handles, […]

How to Gain Muscle While Staying Lean

This article was inspired by a blog post at Danger & Play: How I Train. “Oskar, what training routine and diet do you follow?” This has been a difficult question to answer, since I don’t follow a traditional diet and training routine. I don’t count calories and I don’t weigh my food. I don’t go into the […]

The Biggest Fat Loss Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

In 2011/2012 I went from a fat 235 lbs to a lean 177 lbs. I made a lot of mistakes on my 18 month fat loss journey, but I still managed to get rid of that chub and get lean for the first time in my life. Today, I weigh close to 190 lbs and […]

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 […]