Category Archives: Exercise

Stuff you can do to build an attractive physique, but without being obsessive.

The Myth of Sports-Specific Exercises

Read time: 1 minute Fitness professionals like to complicate things more than necessary. Take sports conditioning, for example. They talk specialized programming, the various qualities of strength, training cycles, and countless other variables.¬†They’re valid factors, but they’re mostly based on … Continue reading

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K.I.S.S. My Muscle

Read time: 2 minutes In the last 20 years of being in the exercise industry, this is what I learned about building muscle: You must make the muscle stronger You must make the muscle fatigued Strength: You need to make … Continue reading

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Muscle with Minimum Investment

Read time: 2 minutes I’ve been training myself and hundreds of clients for nearly 20 years. Throughout this period, I’ve used various training methods: bodybuilding, Superslow, powerlifting, so-called functional training, and olympic-style weightlifting. And in recent years it has been … Continue reading

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Welcome to LEAN COUTURE

Read time: 2 minutes My wife says that I did a “180.” I went from 204 pounds of fat to 175 pounds of lean weight. And at 5’8″ with this body weight, I competed fairly well in amateur bodybuilding. After … Continue reading

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