Nature vs. Nurture: How Genetics Affect the Outcome of Your Hard Work

One guy has naturally wide shoulders and gains strength fairly easily as long as he goes to the gym regurarly. He start with a shoulder press of 70 lbs for 5 reps. This guy is the kind of guy who is naturally athletic. Another guy has narrow shoulders and is a hardgainer when it comes […]

How to Count Calories For More Lean Muscle Mass

I frequently receive emails with guys asking me things such as: “How many calories did you eat during your fat loss?” “How many calories should I eat during my bulks?” Unfortunately, I can’t answer that because I have never tracked my calories, and I only write about things I have done. This is where my […]

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 […]

3 Pieces of Advice that Will Transform Your Life

After training for 4 years, I’ve realized that the number one reason people fail at transforming their bodies is their mindset. Now, the big question is: do YOU have the right mindset to transform your body from skinny-fat to aesthetic? Do you rely on motivation to get to the gym? …constantly talk about your fitness […]

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 […]

17 Chin-Ups at Age 62 – What’s Your Excuse?

The picture above shows Skinny-Fat Transformation reader, Ron. He looks proud in that picture, and that’s not without reason. Today, Ron turned 62 years old (happy birthday!), and recently he performed a personal best of 17 chin-ups. That’s a feat most men never accomplish, yet Ron did it at age 62 even though he started […]

The Secret Benefit of Getting Lean Before Bulking

When you start your skinny-fat transformation, you have to decide whether you should bulk or cut. If you visit any bodybuilding forum, the majority of people will tell you to bulk first, because if you cut now you will end up looking skinny. This advice is not only ineffective to achieve your fitness goals, but […]

10 Simple Tips to Lose Fat Without Starving Yourself

One of the biggest mistakes I did in my 4 years of training was bulking before I got lean. If you’re skinny-fat, the first thing on your to do list should be to lose fat, not bulk up to look like a teddybear. In this article I will share 10 simple fat loss tips that […]

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 […]