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 lats and shoulders to … [Read more...] about The 3 Most Important Exercises for a Skinny-Fat Guy
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 … [Read more...] about My Experience with Overtraining for 10 Months (the results may surprise you)
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 went to … [Read more...] about Are You Eating Enough Carbs?
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 the … [Read more...] about 10 Lessons I Learned as a Male Cheerleader
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 under … [Read more...] about Time Under Tension to Bring Up Lacking Muscle Groups
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 … [Read more...] about The Best Training Routine
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 … [Read more...] about How To Raise Testosterone Levels
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 … [Read more...] about 7 Benefits of Getting Ripped