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This is why every minute of training counts … “Platform Ready,” you hear the words from the head judge. Pull your hands from the chalk bowl. Take that last big inhale of ammonia, tunnel vision sets in. Step on the platform and approach the rack, place one hand on the bar finding your spot, the …

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As bodybuilders we have to understand the importance of longevity and health, we need to ensure our body is kept as healthy as possible in order for it to function optimally. I personally recommend getting blood work done after every prep and before starting a prep. This is my personal approach to ensure the body …

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You know the old adage, you are what you eat. Meaning if you eat shitty processed foods your body is going to look and perform like shit. Feed it clean, healthy food options, and you will feel and perform better. Well that is part true! The problem especially what seems to be much more frequent …

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1. Can you bypass bad genetics? – A common question is, “Do you think I have the genetics to go far?”. This isn’t an easy question to answer. The first thing that I usually say is, I don’t know what your ability to put on muscle is. Do you have the ability to continually adding …

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For most of us, stress is a fact of life. Unfortunately, research reveals that it’s also a fact of fat. Even if you usually eat well and exercise, chronic high stress can prevent you from losing weight—or even add pounds. Here’s what happens: Your body responds to all stress in the same way. Every time you …

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One of the biggest mistakes I had made personally was regarding sodium. For YEARS, I did not salt my food. I only relied on what was in condiments, which wasn’t enough. I was always flat as shows, clearly not enough to where it hurt my placings. But I could have for sure been better. People …

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I have had an influx of first timers taking the stage this year and I have been asked a ton of questions about reverse diet and off season. I wanted to touch base on some important transitional strategies for making off season enjoyable and plentiful. First- my clients will have reverse plan in place coming …

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My current training split, my approach to training volume and intensity Over the years I have done various amounts of different training techniques and styles. I really don’t believe that there is a “best” method, I think each style has its place and can be beneficial. Now I’m not going to lie, I’m not a …

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Top tips for curbing cravings and sticking to your diet 1. Prepare your meals for the day in advance. You are more likely to cheat on your diet, snack or choose bad foods out of ‘convenience’ if you don’t have meals prepared ahead of time. As the saying goes “fail to prepare, prepare to fail”. …

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Structure plays a role in everything we do. In our careers, workouts, nutrition and overall goals. Without structure you could wonder all over the place and it could cause things to go inconsistent in the things you want to accomplish. When it comes to our health I describe structure as the 3 legged stool. The …

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To anyone who competes and participates in any fitness related endeavour – bodybuilding, powerlifting, strongman, CrossFit, etc. I want you to think about the sport you compete in and all the time you put into it. The sacrifices, the physical battles and the mental ones as well. Now I’m going to present you with a …

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When working out there are some things you should consider and keep in mind to get the best results. A big mistake that many make is not having that mind to muscle connection to get the most during your workouts. This is probably the most important aspect while training. We’re putting the time and effort …

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Summer means the kids are out of school, your schedule is turned upside down and you may be away from your fancy, well-equipped gym more than you like. When resources are limited, creativity to reach your goals is a must. You can increase your muscle mass and build strength and power with bodyweight exercises, and virtually no …

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The age old question….what’s your bench bro? I know every single person who has spent more than a month in the gym has fielded this question at one time or another. But how does strength relate to building a physique that wows over judges? In my younger days as an athlete it was important to …

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We’ve all heard it a million times. “The road to success can be a lonely one”. I believe this to be sometimes true, sometimes not. There are people in each one of our lives that genuinely want to see you succeed and then there are people who unfortunately don’t. When you have great intentions for …

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Discount codes, everyone has one now and every athlete or ambassador who has their own discount code makes sure they put it on every single post, in their Bio, on their car. At this point I’m just waiting for people to start getting the codes tattooed on them, that way when they take their selfies …

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I am so sick of seeing ambassadors and sponsored athletes of companies, posting so lazily. The days of magazine ads and people buying supplements for how you look is DONE. Todays age supplements are more advanced, they do work, they do have more research and ambassadors are a dime a dozen. So what makes you …

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