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Whether it’s a fitness model, bodybuilder or professional athlete, every one of them has had to count calories at some point in their career. When it comes to nutrition and maintaining a balanced and healthy lifestyle, counting calories is a great way to find out how the different things you eat can affect your body … More Counting Calories 101
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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
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 coming up on 8 weeks out from my first men’s physique show and that means my diet has to be dialed. I keep my protein intake high and increase my fat intake while lowering carbs. I can’t eat many vegetables but tomatoes and avocado seem to be alright. High protein, low carbs and packed … More Tuna Avocado Rice Cakes – Dieting doesn’t have to taste bad
I’m not huge on selfies but I felt I had to post a “pre-diet” picture to effectively show my transformation. I am currently 10 weeks out from my first men’s physique show. I just started the prep 5 days ago and I am sitting at 206 pounds and will be trying to diet down to … More “Pre-Diet” Progress