Random Thoughts


Today I just have a series of random, bodybuilding-related thoughts to throw at you. The amount of effort you put into a workout is proportionate to the level of positive results you will achieve You don't have to starve to lose fat. In fact, starving is going to stop you from losing fat. Sometimes it really is hard to motivate yourself to go to the gym. Don't beat … [Read more...]

Tips on Social Media for Bodybuilders


Not too long ago I did an article The Expanded Do's and Don'ts of Social Media in Bodybuilding. It was an extension of an article by Louis Uridel entitled The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media in Bodybuilding.  In today's article I want to offer up some more tips on social media for bodybuilders to help with gaining a following. With my background in social media and technology … [Read more...]

Bodybuilding Follows on Social Media


Social media has taken over the world. You cannot escape it. It appear on television advertisements, in magazines and even on delivery vehicles. Where it was once rare to have a published website URL on any of these items, now you have the URL plus the social media icons for the company/person in question. It is my belief that social media is a great place to get to know and … [Read more...]

Favorite Bodybuilding Podcasts


Bodybuilding is one of my favorite topics (obviously) and with the introduction of podcasts it is easier than ever to get your hands on bodybuilding information. I am going to simply list out my favorite bodybuilding podcasts. Feel free to look these up or follow the links I've provided. If you enjoy bodybuilding you will enjoy each of these podcasts. Pro Bodybuilding … [Read more...]

Skp LaCour’s Bodybuilding and Training Talk Radio Show: A Podcast Review


When I began my journey into the world of bodybuilding I was quickly introduced to two resources: (1) Marc David's No Bull Bodybuilding; and (2) Skip La Cour's Bodybuilding and Training podcast. I am thankful for both of these resources as they have formed a solid foundation for my bodybuilding lifestyle. When I speak to other aspiring bodybuilders I tend to feel like a genius, … [Read more...]

Why Y3T was my training choice

Why Y3T?

During my preparation for my second bodybuilding contest I knew that I would have to work hard to put on mass. Now I am a strong believer in trying and tweaking things that work for others. Yes, I said tweaking. I know that may upset some, but I will explain in the course of this article why I think tweaking is important and what, if anything, I tweaked in Y3T. The Need Was … [Read more...]

Average Guy’s Guide to Supplements

Average Guy's Guide to Supplements

As an average guy who started training about 6 years ago, I have done a lot of research into supplementation. Most of the current bodybuilding magazines are just one big advertisement for supplement companies. They all want you to believe that their supplement is the magic bullet you’ve been looking for. The supplement industry is huge as a result. Everyone wants to take a pill … [Read more...]

My Idea of Great Music for Lifting


I find that the music I listen to changes the intensity I train with. I react differently to different types of music. For weight training I really like hard and heavy music. People generally don’t believe me when they hear about the music I listen to. The following is an actual playlist on my iPhone’s Spotify account that I use to train with major intensity. Metal Workout Mix … [Read more...]

Why Would a Gym Disrespect a Bodybuilder?


If you watch The Biggest Loser you've no doubt seen the commercials for Planet Fitness. What I cannot understand is why a gym would ever disrespect a bodybuilder. It honestly makes very little sense to me. If I owned a gym I'd practically beg bodybuilders to come in and represent me. People join gyms so that they can look like these guys. Why show them such disrespect? Planet … [Read more...]