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 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

STOP Relying On The Mirror. START Taking Progress Pictures!

Yesterday, I spent most of the afternoon organising my progress pictures. (I have over 1000 progress pictures)! While organising them, I stumbled upon a progress picture from April 2011: April 2011 GOAL PHYSIQUE   This picture brought back memories from the early phases of my skinny-fat transformation. At the time, I had been training for a bit over 1 […]