It is currently 5 days after my competition and I’ve been feeling rundown and exhausted. I pushed myself harder than ever before and ran my body right into the ground by overtraining in a large caloric deficit for an extended period of time. I think I’ve come down with the flu the last few days … More Physique Update #7 – Post Contest Diet and What now?
Saturday, June 13th 2015, was the day I had been working towards for the past 11 weeks. Everything went by really fast and it was a little overwhelming . I haven’t had time until now for it to all soak in and realize it’s finally over. I am a little disappointed I did not place … More Road to Men’s Physique – Show Day
Saturday (June 6th/15) was the start of what is called “peak week.” It is used by bodybuilders, fitness models and physique competitors to “peak” while on stage or for a photo shoot. Starting one week before your competition or photo shoot you start manipulating water, sodium, potassium and carbs to showcase the best physique possible. … More Physique Update #6 – Peak Week: 1 Week Out!
Hey guys, I’m currently 10 days out from my show and getting excited. The last few weeks have been super hard on me. My immune system crashed and I wasn’t feeling great for just over a week but I’m back at it and pushing myself hard. I’ve been feeling super rundown, depleted and exhausted the … More Physique Update #5 – Rundown, Exhausted and Hungry
Currently, I am just under 4 weeks out from my competition and I have been feeling really rundown. I did a blood test earlier this week and I got a call from my general physician from home on Saturday telling me my blood test results were not what they were supposed to be (huge thanks … More Physique Update #4 – I hate excuses
Just a quick update on how my prep is going. I’m currently 196 today, down 12 pounds from my starting weight of 208. This is where the dieting really starts to take a toll on me mentally and physically. I’ve been feeling depleted and flat as I’ve been dragging myself around this week due to … More Physique Update #3
13 months ago I ruptured my quadriceps tendon on my right leg due to Crohn’s disease related side effects. I’ve had a lot of serious injuries but this is by far the worst, most debilitating injury I have ever had. 13 months later I still cannot run or jump caused by articular cartilage damage in … More Leg Rehabilitation
I’m currently 2 ½ weeks into my prep for my show on June 13th. Things have been going great up until the last week (more updates coming soon). I am currently 201 pounds, down 7 pounds from my starting weight of 208. That’s a loss of about 3 pounds per week which is right about … More Physique Update #2