I thought it'd be worthwhile to take a photo from December 2012 and put it side-by-side with a photo taken this month (December 2013). If you'll remember from a previous post, I am a raw foodist. I was also slowed down for a couple of months by an ankle fracture which required two surgical interventions. … Continue reading Year-end progress report
I'd like to show you a marathon 8-hour arm workout that is not for the weak of heart (or body). This is for the dedicated few that really want to go the extra mile in order to grow. If you're thinking of posting a comment complaining that this is too grueling, too taxing, can't be … Continue reading Killer 8-hour arm workout
This past weekend, I recorded portions of a chest and back workout I did. It marked an important point in my plan to add muscle mass. During the past month, I've started to feel the pump during my workouts. A pump, for those who are uninitiated, is a feeling of well-being, of swollen muscles that … Continue reading Chest and Back Workout
I got asked this question recently and answered it with a video. Here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8vOdwzC5dM There are two main things you can do: Eat like a horse Work out like a horse There are more things involved, such as getting enough sleep and focusing on big, whole body exercises such as the deadlift, the … Continue reading How can a skinny guy put on muscle?
Here's one of my chest workouts, captured on video by Ligia recently. I warmed up with standing cable flyes, followed by the workout, which consisted of incline dumbbell presses, dips, machine chest presses, lying cable flies and incline dumbbell flyes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb0hjqju-bk I talked about each exercise in various detail, giving advice gleaned from my experience. At … Continue reading A chest workout
Want to see me work out at the gym? Ligia filmed me during a recent workout, the first after taking a 1-month break due to travel and business. It was a whole body workout where I warmed up on the roman chair, then did the clean & press, pull-ups and stiff-legged deadlifts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tUAXF3kB0o In-between the … Continue reading A whole body workout
First I'd like to say this: for those of you uninterested in bodybuilding and wondering why I write about the subject on my site, it's for three reasons: I began weight training in 1994-95 and am still passionate about it, many years later. My interest in weight training and bodybuilding pre-dates this website by about … Continue reading My progress from December 2012 to March 2013