Most experts in the fitness industry recommend a protein intake 1 gram per lb of bodyweight (or higher) and there's a huge emphasis on the importance of a post-workout protein shake. But is it really that important to eat that much protein to gain muscle? and.. Do you have to get protein … [Read more...] about Optimal Protein Intake: How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
Hello, it's Oskar here! Today, I want to share a podcast I did with Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes. Alexander is a personal trainer in Hollywood and works for one of the world's leading bodybuilding coaches John Meadows under John's brand Mountain Dog Diet. Besides that he's also a … [Read more...] about How to Overcome Skinny-Fat Genetics and Insights On The Personal Training Industry
Jay Campbell is a family father, succesfull real estate business owner, former physique model and most importantly: an expert on optimizing testosterone levels. Symptoms of low testosterone levels are: Depression, fatigue, brain fog, low amount of muscle mass, high body-fat, anxiety and … [Read more...] about Jay Campbell On Optimizing Testosterone Levels and Reducing Gynecomastia
My own diet philosophy is based on simplicity. I never wanted to count calories and macros (protein, carbs and fat) because to me it's "obsessive behavior". Counting calories and macros takes the fun out of eating and makes the whole process feel "robotic". Despite never counting my … [Read more...] about Should You Count Calories To Lose Weight?
Note: Mike Joplin has sadly passed away on 29 November 2017 at age 72. (Full details here). I'm sending my condolences to his family and loved ones. In the mid 1960's a young US NAVY medic named Mike Joplin was stationed in Puerto Rico (Roosevelt Roads: aka - Roosey Roads). Like most young … [Read more...] about 50 Years of Pull Ups: A Story About Mike Joplin
The table above shows the bulk progress I've made over the past 2 months. The most important upper body muscle gain can be seen in my chest measurement which increased by almost 4 inches. And here are my current pictures (taken in different lightings so you can get a "real" perspective): End of … [Read more...] about 68 Days of Massive Upper Body Muscle Gains
Today, low testosterone levels are an epidemic. When you walk around on the street, you see men with feminine fat distribution and under muscled physiques everywhere. And when I say men, I don't just mean older men. You see low testosterone levels in young guys too. Testosterone is crucial for … [Read more...] about Do You Suffer From Low Testosterone Symptoms?
As a teenager, I would wake up, then go to the bathroom and look at myself in the mirror with disgust. I had love handles, chubby cheeks, manboobs and hips that were almost as wide as my shoulders. Many times I tried to lose weight, but failed to do so. But, this didn't stop me. From … [Read more...] about The 5 Most Important Weight Loss Lessons to Get Lean and STAY Lean