Recently, a young guy named Harshit Godha emailed me to join my 1 year physique transformation program. He started out skinny-fat and wanted to build a summer body like the one pictured below, in just 50 days. After making a comprehensive assessment of Harshit Godha's physique, I told him … [Read more...] about Skinny-Fat Success Story: They Didn’t Think I Could Get A Summer Body, But I Did!
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." This article includes 12 of my best lessons and I recommend you start with it. 1) Get Lean Before … [Read more...] about 12 Training and Diet Lessons for Skinny-Fat Guys
We all know that it's easy to lose fat for a few weeks but then you get an intolerable craving to binge on your favorite foods... and then you lose weeks of progress. A few months later you start a new diet and the exact same thing happens. You stick to the diet for 2 or 3 weeks but then you … [Read more...] about The Binge Eating Prevention Check-List: How to Set Up Your Diet For Long-Term Success
I often get emails from guys who have wide hip bones and narrow shoulders. They ask me if they will ever be able to build a V-tapered physique, or if they won't make it because of their natural proportions. I can relate to that problem and now I'll give you my answer: YES, you can build a … [Read more...] about How to Build A V-Taper When Your Starting Proportions Are Terrible?
Should You Use Intermittent Fasting for Better Fat Loss? (Eat Stop Eat vs. LeanGains vs. Frequent Meals)
Intermittent Fasting is a way of dieting where you schedule fasts in your diet to promote fat loss. The research consensus over the past 10 years is that implementing fasts can have minor positive health effects on your body. I'm emphasising minor, because given that your overall daily food … [Read more...] about Should You Use Intermittent Fasting for Better Fat Loss? (Eat Stop Eat vs. LeanGains vs. Frequent Meals)
What happens with most skinny-fat guys who get into fitness is that we believe that as long as we eat clean and train hard, we can look exactly like the guy who started out skinny with a flat waist and ab-definition. …And that’s partly true. Everyone can achieve ab definition as long as they move … [Read more...] about Why You Can’t Lose Your Love Handles: Fat Cells
A few years ago I browsed a fitness forum and I came across the term If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM). For those of you who are unaware, macros (macronutrients) are composed of fat, protein and carbs. The argument goes that each of the macros has a function, therefore hitting the right amount of … [Read more...] about Why “If It Fits Your Macros” (IIFYM) Doesn’t Work (Fat Loss Lesson 5/10)
One of the most frequently asked questions I get is: "Hey Oskar, I'm skinny-fat and I want to lose fat. How much cardio should I do to lose the fat, and what type of cardio is best?" The answer to that question is NONE. You don't need to do cardio to shred fat when you're a skinny-fat … [Read more...] about When To Implement Cardio For Fat Loss