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 […]

My Experience with Overtraining for 10 Months (the results may surprise you)

Recently a reader emailed me about his success with frequent workouts: Oskar, I don’t know how to thank you ! My progress are slow but continuous. Your two exercises (close-grip chin-ups and the diamond push-ups) are doing the job greatly. In my case the way to follow is HIGH FREQUENCY (EVERYDAY, SOMETIMES MORNING AND AFTERNOON). […]

Are You Eating Enough Carbs?

In the 90’s it was all about low fat diets. Then it was all about going low carb to lose fat. I tried both approaches and they didn’t get me the results I wanted. In the beginning of my training I followed the low fat approach because I thought fats are “bad”. My testosterone levels […]

10 Lessons I Learned as a Male Cheerleader

As some of you know I’ve been a male cheerleader for a great part of my training, and I have to say that training in a group setting has been very beneficial to me even though I prefer to train alone. During my time in cheerleading I was coached by some very experienced people, including […]

Time Under Tension to Bring Up Lacking Muscle Groups

Recently, a reader asked me to write an article about “how fast”  I perform my repetitions when I train. I promised him to get this done, so here it is. First of all, I will refer to the tempo of repetitions as Time Under Tension since that’s usually the term used for this purpose. Time […]

The Best Training Routine

I’ve received a lot of emails recently about diet and training advice. The emails typically sound like this: Hi, I’m new to training, what is the best training routine out there? In this article I will give you The Best Training Routine For A Skinny-Fat Guy. This training routine will get you ripped in the […]

How To Raise Testosterone Levels

I recently got a question from a reader about whether it’s possible to naturally raise your testosterone levels. The short answer is: YES. Since the 1970’s the average male testosterone levels have dropped significantly. A man in 1970 would have 30 % more testosterone in his body than a man today. This significant drop has […]

7 Benefits of Getting Ripped

Transforming yourself from a skinny-fat guy is a lifelong change in lifestyle and it’s a highly difficult endeavour in the first few years, until you figure out what works for you. Before I got to a point where I was satisfied with my physique, I would often ask myself: Is it really worth it to […]

5 Benefits of Bodyweight Training

Hello friends, In my first article I want to explain 5 benefits of bodyweight training in comparsion to regular weight training. When I started training I hit the gym religiously to build muscle mass. As advised on most bodybuilding sites; I focused on compound lifts such as squats, deadlifts and overhead presses. I found those […]