January 18, 2018

Competition Prep Series: The Offseason

  Making the decision to enter a bodybuilding or physique competition and showing the world all the hard work you put in the gym can be a scary one. It is a very vulnerable position to be on stage under the bright lights being scrutinized not only by the judges in front of you but also the entire crowd. Not to mention you are just about completely naked. This should provide ample motivation to do […]
January 11, 2018

Competition Prep Series: The Cut

So you have finished your offseason and gained lots of quality muscle while shoving your face full of food. Energy levels were high, you felt like you could lift more weight every time you went to the gym, and you probably were in a pretty good mood all the time. Well, that’s all gone now. The 12-16 week cutting phase is about grit. A certain amount of suffering is required to get to contest level […]
January 4, 2018

Competition Prep Series: Peak Week

So you have spent six months bulking and three months cutting to bring a full and shredded look to the stage. Now you are only a week away from showing your hard work off in front of everyone, and there are an overwhelming number of protocols out there that claim they are the secret to coming in perfect on stage. In reality, you should have already put in all the hard work. Peak week is […]
December 28, 2017

How to Fix Uneven Pecs

Bodybuilders can be a tad neurotic at times. The kind of focus and discipline required to follow this path almost requires it, and when you start to notice muscular imbalances it’s easy to fixate on them. One common imbalance that lifters tend to obsess about is uneven pecs. Building an impressive chest is often the first goal of many male bodybuilders and it is the focal point of the physique when shirtless. Therefore it can […]