When I started training back in February 2010, I was sold on the idea that achieving the advanced barbell strength standards was the key to a muscular physique. In this article, I will discuss whether strength equals size and also give you some realistic expectations for what kind of numbers you … [Read more...] about Advanced Barbell Strength Standards For the Squat, Deadlift and Bench Press: Can You Reach Them?
This month marks almost 8 years of training for me. Below you can see a picture of one of my worst physical conditions vs. my peak condition in 2017: Those 8 years of training have consisted of mixed feelings, mixed results and countless times where I was about to give up. Just like … [Read more...] about From Skinny-Fat to Fit In 2018 – Is It Possible?
When I started training at age 17, I was a tall and lanky skinny-fat guy with terrible starting strength levels. At 6'2" height and 200 pounds of bodyweight, I remember attempting my first shoulder press. I started out with an empty olympic barbell (45 pounds) and to my surprise I couldn't do … [Read more...] about 28 Skinny-Fat Training and Diet Myths Exposed
Updated: 30 November 2017 After training over 100 skinny-fat clients, I’ve realized that the number one reason people fail at transforming their bodies is their mindset. It's the way you think that's holding you back. Now, the big question is: do YOU have the right mindset to transform your … [Read more...] about 6 Pieces of Advice that Will Transform Your Life
Since releasing my new 8 Week Maximum Size Program last week, I got a lot of questions. I will post the top questions and answers below: Who should start this program? Do you need to be able to do 15 pull ups and 30 diamond push ups first? The training program is versatile and can be used by … [Read more...] about [FAQ] 8 Week Maximum Size Program
Most men including myself, build muscle mass in an attempt to make ourselves look more attractive. The truth is that people judge you before they talk to you, therefore looking athletic and muscular is always going to benefit you in a social setting. A large percentage of women are attracted to … [Read more...] about Skinny-Fat Guys Need To Build More Muscle Mass Than the Average Guy to Stand Out
Injury prevention is the most underrated aspect of bodybuilding training because one serious injury can either put you out of training for life. And most importantly: A serious injury will have a very negative effect on the quality of your life. You will go through each day in agonising … [Read more...] about Why High Volume Training Is The Best Training System For Skinny-Fat Guys
30-50% of the population are sensitive to sodium which means that a high sodium diet will result in water retention and low energy levels. I discovered just this year that I'm very sensitive to sodium. When I don't watch my sodium intake, I start holding A LOT of water in my face and … [Read more...] about Optimise Sodium Levels In Your Diet: Reduce Water Retention and Increase Energy Levels