In 2011/2012 I went from a fat 235 lbs to a lean 177 lbs. I made a lot of mistakes on my 18 month fat loss journey, but I still managed to get rid of that chub and get lean for the first time in my life. Today, I weigh close to 190 lbs and I'm leaner than I was at 177 lbs just 16 months ago … [Read more...] about The Biggest Fat Loss Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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 to … [Read more...] about Nature vs. Nurture: How Genetics Affect the Outcome of Your Hard Work
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 … [Read more...] about How to Count Calories For More Lean Muscle Mass
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 … [Read more...] about How to Learn Handstand Push Ups in 6 steps (and a routine)
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 on how to gain muscle and … [Read more...] about 12 Lessons for the Skinny-Fat Sufferer
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 … [Read more...] about Simplify Fitness to Achieve Maximum Results
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 … [Read more...] about 17 Chin-Ups at Age 62 – What’s Your Excuse?
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 … [Read more...] about The Secret Benefit of Getting Lean Before Bulking