Why You Shouldn’t Lift Heavy Weights As A Skinny-Fat Beginner

I just wanted to make a quick statement: The only way to transform is to lift heavy. If you want any chance at building a physique, you must do your heavy squats, bench presses and deadlifts. There simply is no other way to transform your body, so if you don’t like lifting heavy or you […]

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

Most experts in the fitness industry recommend a protein intake 1 gram per lb of bodyweight (or higher) and there’s a huge emphasis on the importance of a post-workout protein shake. But is it really that important to eat that much protein to gain muscle? and.. Do you have to get protein post workout even […]

How to Progress With High Volume Training (Using Light Weights)

“My problem is that I do not know how to progress with low/moderate weight. Training heavy was attractive because I only had to focus on a few movements, one weight target per movement and the low volume made it easy to monitor.” Question 1: With high volume training, how do you keep track of progressive overload without lugging around […]

The Opportunity Cost Of Building A Great Physique

When you want to achieve a great physique, you have to PAY for it. Nothing good comes out of nothing. To be specific, you pay for a great physique through time and money: Time: Study of fitness, training sessions and recovery. Money: A proper bodybuilding diet is VERY expensive. During my hard bulking cycles I spend […]

How I Cured Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Pineapple

More than half of the people that I’ve consulted with over the past 2 years have chronical problems with constipation (find it difficult to take a poop) and bloating (stomach get’s big after eating meals). Having digestive problems is extremely common for skinny-fat men, because the way you digest food is a good representation of your […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’s It Like To Have A Great Body?

  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 don’t deserve you.” This is the type of statement you would hear from family and friends. They tell you this because they […]

Should You Take Steroids To Transform Your Body?

More people than you would like to believe take steroids. This includes actors, fitness models, bodybuilders, personal trainers, fitness authors, average gym bros, your classmate who got jacked overnight and YouTube fitness celebrities. Arnold Schwarzenegger took a handful of dianabol each day while training to maintain his position as the bodybuilding champion of the world in […]

How I Finally Got Rid Of Man Boobs After 9 Years Of Struggle

Today, a huge amount of men struggle with man boobs. Man boobs do not only look terrible, but are associated with depression and anxiety. It’s difficult to feel comfortable in your own skin when you constantly have to “hide” your chest. It’s even more difficult to feel happy when you avoid getting intimate with others […]