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 […]

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 […]

What’s It Like To Have A Great Body?

Note: This article was originally a newsletter for my email subscribers, but after many requests I’ve decided to post it on the blog.  A lot of people will tell you that you should just be happy with yourself as you are. “Don’t change yourself for someone. If they don’t like you as you are, they […]

From Skinny-Fat to Ripped In 1 Year – Is It Possible?

This month marks 5 years of training for me. Below you can see a picture of my worst physical condition in February 2011 vs. me achieving my own definition of an ideal physique in December 2014: Those 5 years of training have consisted of mixed feelings, mixed results and countless times where I was about to give […]

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

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

Note: Mike Joplin is now fighting terminal cancer, but he’s still active in the comments section replying to all reader questions. 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 […]

68 Days of Massive Upper Body Muscle Gains

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 […]

Defining Aesthetics: What Exactly Is The Perfect Physique?

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 […]

Staying Consistent Trumps The Perfect Training Routine

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 4 Year Skinny-Fat Transformation

In June 2013 I released my first transformation video on YouTube. The video received a great response, and was responsible for getting some of the first visitors to my website. Today, the video has over 60,000 views, 174 comments and 96% likes. However, I’ve come a long way since the video. My physique is much […]