Category Archives: leangains

Various stages of Body Fat Progress for BodPod or DexaScan

Most people don’t test their body fat for various reasons, it can be expensive and inconvenient.  The scales that you can use at home are real hit and miss so the two methods I recommend are Dexa Scan (often times … Continue reading

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My lean mass journey (and oh yeah, fat loss along the way)

Like most people when I first started working out “for real” I experienced good muscle gain.  According to BodPod figures I went from 124 pounds of lean mass to 131 in 3 months.  Then after surgery and some extreme dieting … Continue reading

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Keeping your workouts fresh and safe

It’s been close to a year since I reached 405 pounds on the deadlift, since then I have only lifted 415 once focusing more on more reps at higher weights but closer to a 90% approach.  It’s actually almost like … Continue reading

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Lauren Brooks is wrong about Intermittent Fasting

When you paint topics with too broad of a brush typically that discredits the overall topic.  This has not been the case for Lauren Brooks article on Intermittent Fasting (I will refer to it as IF for the rest of … Continue reading

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To gain muscle faster you need Carbs

The easiest experiment you will ever do, assuming you can feel and see your abs a bit, is to do a good possibly highly intense workout routine and drink 50g of dextrose with some lemon and maybe a tiny bit … Continue reading

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What would I have done differently?

It has been close to a week since I started posting pictures of my one year journey that I called Fat to Fit.  In the last week I decided to lose the scale, eat until I was full and focus … Continue reading

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From Fat to Fit in One year

When I was 30 (I am 43 now) My cholesterol was tested at 250, which is not out of control but not great, my Triglycerides were 205 though which meant that I was holding a lot of body fat, I … Continue reading

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