Lower Leg Secrets; Big Calves Rule

Many Physique Athletes struggle to build their calves. In my view, almost as many train them improperly. The main culprit is likely the fact that like abs, training advice for calves borders on the absurd. If you’ve ever really trained calves properly you know that programs that call for training calves every workout, or every…

Another Rushed Workout; “No Time” Is Now On Your Side

When it comes to time, we’re all tapped out.  If we only had more of it, we’d get that body we really want, right? Well, before you skip training and blame it on “your busy schedule” consider this.   Having less time to train is your new secret weapon. If you use straight sets during…

Ultra Low-Carb/High Protein, The Quick Fix, Needs A Fix

Likely the most elusive piece of the physique changing equation for you is nutrition. It’s been no different for me. Which brings me to the crux of today’s post. That is;  the ultra low carb/high protein diet is likely the most popular nutrition plan for maximizing body-composition of them all, yet in my view misses the mark…

Two Birds, One Stone; Muscle Mass with Strength Bias

Regular readers of my blog, know I am not a strength coach. I’ve been training to get and maintain a better physique for nearly three decades, and have tried literally hundreds of training variations to gain my current insights. That said, beyond sports specific skill, adding muscle AND explosive strength is the linchpin to excelling…

Athletic & Sports Nutrition Diets, Nutrition For The Masses

For years registered dietitians and related nutritional ‘experts’ with letters behind their names have lumped dietary guidelines for “athletes” together, sometimes under the name “sports nutrition”. The key terms here are; “athletes and sports”, used in a homogenized form. On its face, these descriptions alone should make any real expert nutritionist cringe. Yet, it seems…

Male Hormone Tune-Up, Your Diet, Only Cleaner

Food and exercise play a crucial role in the composition of your body. And it isn’t simply about energy in, energy out. It’s about chemicals. The food you eat truly becomes active after it becomes chemical messengers inside your body. Of course, training, especially with weights, activates a whole host of chemical connections that literally…

Triple-Action Fat Burning Machine, Totally Portable, Only Better

I guess there will always be a debate over the quickest way to burn off bodyfat. I mean it’s not enough when a nutrition plan, exercise program, gadget, or even a supplement has been shown to help take off the fat––it’s never fast enough. And when a method has been proven to work, it’s supposedly…

Burn Fat, Build Muscle, Live Life, 3-Day/Week Training Routines

                          Here is another question I answered over at my blog on muscle and fitness trainer: http://www.muscleandfitnesstrainer.com/home/trainers/vince-andrich/questions/555 “body building questions”. Q: hi am, josian: and i have a question for you: i want to workout 3 times per week like, monday, wednesday and…

Look Different, Your Body That Is

                    I believe the best compliment a fitness minded person can get is; Wow, you look great, what do you do? While it’s true that we live in a world of, “different strokes, for different folks”, I’d bet that adding some lean muscle (without more bodyfat)…