One day I went to a calisthenics facility near my apartment and met two guys who were doing handstand push ups, muscle ups and levers. I was impressed by their strength, so I chatted them up. They had a calisthenics group here in Copenhagen and invited me for their training sessions. During … [Read more...] about How To Get Your First Muscle Up
In June 2013 I released my first transformation video on YouTube. The video received a great response, and was responsible for getting some of the first visitors to my website. Today, the video has over 60,000 views, 174 comments and 96% likes. However, I've come a long way since the … [Read more...] about My 4 Year Skinny-Fat Transformation
Yesterday, I spent most of the afternoon organising my progress pictures. (I have over 1000 progress pictures)! While organising them, I stumbled upon a progress picture from April 2011: April 2011 GOAL PHYSIQUE This picture brought back memories from the early phases of my skinny-fat … [Read more...] about STOP Relying On The Mirror. START Taking Progress Pictures!
Prior to starting my skinny-fat transformation, I was so pumped about discovering bodybuilding, that I immediately told my parents about my goal of getting ripped. My parents told me that I shouldn't "waste" my time on building muscle at the gym, since I don't have the genetics for it. When I … [Read more...] about How to Deal With Negative People
I often talk about getting lean as the first step in your Skinny-Fat Transformation. Unfortunately, a lot of guys confuse getting lean with getting a fully visible 6-pack without flexing. There's a huge difference. When I talk about getting lean, I mean around 12% body-fat. In my case, I have a … [Read more...] about The Price You Pay to Get a 6-Pack If You’re Skinny-Fat
When someone asks you to flex, you don't flex your legs or your back. You flex your ARMS. Arms make your physique look complete. Without big arms, you don't look like you lift weights. As a skinny-fat teenager I was always self-conscious about the size of my arms. When I flexed my biceps, … [Read more...] about 6 Tips to Build Big Arms
This article was inspired by a blog post at Danger & Play: How I Train. "Oskar, what training routine and diet do you follow?" This has been a difficult question to answer, since I don't follow a traditional diet and training routine. I don't count calories and I don't weigh my … [Read more...] about How to Gain Muscle While Staying Lean
You want to gain 30 pounds of muscle in your first year of training? If you're skinny-fat, forget about it! When I started training, I thought I would gain 20-30 pounds of muscle in my first year of training without adding any body fat. That's at least the idea I got from reading countless … [Read more...] about How Much Muscle Can You Gain In 1 Year?