What makes me say, “This is going to be easy.”

What makes me say, “This is going to be easy.”

I had a consult with a new client, a man who’s lost a lot of fat and now wants to start putting on some quality mass. When I asked how he lost the weight, he said by diligently counting macros + prepping his food + eating basically the same foods most every day...

Oh, that diet. Again.

Back in 1996 I told a bodybuilder friend/mentor whom I really looked up to about this new diet I was following. “You eat zero carbs but lots of fat and it tricks your body into surrendering bodyfat while sparing muscle.” My mentor wasn’t too impressed. “Oh...

The Rock Lied: It Does Matter!

If I could click my Jordans together three times and make anything disappear it would be the overplayed, too-cool-for-school It Doesn’t Matter schtick: How many reps should I do? » “Doesn’t matter. Just work hard.” Can I eat toast, or should I stick...

Happy Birthday, Arnold Schwarzenegger

I’m a bit late but I’m sure he won’t mind. A lot of guys like me cite Arnold as their inspiration for first picking up a weight or choosing a career in fitness. Others more thoughtful view Arnold as the ultimate example of the American dream: the peculiar immigrant...