Beyond Built; Arms That Look Impressive Standing Still

    One of the hallmarks of an experienced Physique Athlete is they look great standing still. That’s part of the grand plan; visually arresting in real life, not just if you hit a pose. When your relaxed arms are viewed from the side, (short sleeves or shirtless), this area is the centerpiece of your “still…

It IS About Hormones, But Not hCG, For Losing Stubborn Bodyfat That Is

  Another day, another miracle diet, another hoax. These mythical Unicorns don’t fool those of you who’ve found the “secret” to improving your body-composition is really no secret at all. You’re part of the few that have come to realize that weight-training, cardio, nutrition and smart supplementation, as practiced by Physique Athletes, is the fastest…

Modified Circuit Training, Cleansing Your Metabolism––Really

The big trend these days is the sale of “Body Cleansing” products and modified fasting programs that claim to to increase your metabolism. I’ve seen these types of programs emerge again about every ten-years. In fact, as a teen in the late ‘70’s, when I was just beginning to explore health food stores, I even…

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)…

Same Exercises, Same Sets, Very Different Results

It makes perfect sense. Most men, going to the gym to lift, pick an exercise and keep adding weight until they can’t even do a few reps. While most women, if they do go to the gym to lift weights, pick an exercise and keep removing weight until they can’t make it any lighter. The men believe;…

Simplified Is Focused, Easy Is Trendy

  There probably isn’t an industry more saturated with easy solutions than those associated with changing your body. The list includes such notables as; Nautilus one-set to failure weight training, 6-second abs, eat anything but carbohydrate miracle diets, and products that deliver muscle building nutrients in nano-seconds. While we can all be seduced by the…

The “Strength” To Lift Resistance: Do The Work

  It’s Friday, so we’re going to take a break from the simplified nutrition, training and supplement conversation we have each day, to touch on the source of “resistance” that can take us away from doing what we really WANT to be DOING. I call this resistance a mind-virus that sucks the life out of us,…