This blog post was written based on a new episode on my podcast FutureSkillsPodcast.com The sleep, stress and hunger feedback loop is hormonal and it has a compounding effect. Once you mess up one of the hormones, all the other hormones become worse. Then it becomes a self-sustaining feedback … [Read more...] about The Sleep, Hunger and Stress Feedback Loop
When I was 17 years old I started training. I was a tall and lanky skinny-fat guy with man boobs. My number 1 goal was to achieve a lean and muscular body (so I can improve my confidence, social life and get a girlfriend). The first training program I came across was Starting Strength by Mark … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Do Starting Strength As A Beginner
Continuing from my last blog post about fixing rounded shoulders, this time I will teach you how to correct another postural problem (pelvic tilt) or lordosis. Similarly to rounded shoulders, pelvic tilt is also caused by excessive periods of sitting down. When you sit down for long periods of … [Read more...] about How to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt (Lumbar Lordosis) And Straighten Your Back Posture
Before I started training properly I used to have rounded shoulders. The rounded shoulders were a result of long periods of sitting down at a desk. The problem with any postural problem including rounded shoulders is three-fold: Your posture looks submissive instead of dominant. This … [Read more...] about How to Fix Rounded Shoulders (And Build Massive Rear Delts)
The heavy deadlift is one of the biggest compound exercises because it trains nearly all muscles in your body. As a result, heavy deadlifts are one of the staple exercises in nearly all strength and bodybuilding programs. With that said, when I write client programs I never include heavy … [Read more...] about Should You Include Heavy Deadlifts In Your Program?
I usually train skinny-fat clients, but occasionally I also train ectomorphs such as my client Harrison Max who gained 18 CM on his shoulders this year: The biggest problem ectomorphs face is related to eating enough Calories. Some of the skinny guys I trained had to eat 4000-5000 clean … [Read more...] about How to Easily Eat More *Quality* Calories (Especially Useful For Ectomorphs)
During your transformation there's a big chance that you will encounter numerous minor injuries. When I say minor injury, it's usually something that's a 5/10 on the pain scale or less. The problem is that when people get a minor injury, they make one of two big mistakes: Push through the … [Read more...] about How to Stay Motivated During Minor Injuries
In this post I'd like to announce the winners of the SKINNY-FAT TRANSFORMATION High Testosterone Diet Contest. First and foremost, thank you to everyone who participated in the contest and rated my new business and career podcast Future Skills which is hosted by my partners Mikael Syding, the … [Read more...] about Announcing The SKINNY-FAT TRANSFORMATION High Testosterone Diet Contest Winners