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From Skinny Fat to Muscular | Step by Step Transformation

By Radu Antoniu | December 20, 2016 | 7 Comments

The Skinny-Fat Physique is a term I use to describe a body that looks skinny with a shirt on and fat with the shirt off. Although skinny-fat people have a low-to-moderate body fat percentage, they still look soft and out of shape because they have very little muscle mass. They tend to accumulate fat easily…

How to Improve Fat Loss and Muscle Growth on a Cut

By Radu Antoniu | October 18, 2016 | 20 Comments

In recent years “broscience” has been losing ground to good information. Protein shakes in the locker room? Only a few guys still do that.  Morning fasted cardio to lose belly fat? Almost nobody does that anymore. In 2006 a fat loss plan would look like this: Small meals every two hours, chicken breast and broccoli,…

How to Stay Motivated and Get Lean at Last

By Radu Antoniu | September 27, 2016 | 12 Comments

Let me ask you a question: Why do you want your goal physique?  Why work that hard? Why track your macros? Why would you eat salad when you can eat pizza? If you can’t answer these questions, of course it’s hard to stay motivated. Motivation is personal. Two people can achieve the same goal, but their…

Why You Shouldn't Train to Failure

By Radu Antoniu | September 16, 2016 | 16 Comments

Imagine this scenario: You’re at the gym in the middle of a hard set of bench press. And you have two choices: Do as many reps as you can and have your friend help you complete the last rep. Stop one or two reps before failure and do an extra set with the same weights.…

How to Improve Strength Gains by Managing Recovery

By Radu Antoniu | September 7, 2016 | 14 Comments

There are two parts to muscle growth: Creating the stress that disrupts “the comfort zone” Allowing our body to recover from it and improve   In the quest for gains, most people only focus on the first part of the equation: training. But optimizing recovery can make a massive difference for the rate of muscle…

5 Foods You Should Avoid If You Want High Testosterone

By Radu Antoniu | August 6, 2016 | 8 Comments

Before we get started I want to make it clear that eating or avoiding these foods doesn’t make that much of a difference.  We’re at that point in the series where we’re addressing the details, the icing on the cake. If you have the basics in place, what we addressed in the first 4 episodes,…

10 Things You Can Do to Raise Testosterone Right Now

By Radu Antoniu | August 4, 2016 | 2 Comments

Most of us are impatient, so here are 10 Things You Can Do to Raise Testosterone Right Now. 1. Get 7-9 Hours of Good Sleep Research shows that both the quality and quantity of sleep you get drastically affect testosterone levels. One study showed that sleeping only 5 hours a night for a week decreased…

How to Train for High Natural Testosterone

By Radu Antoniu | August 3, 2016 | 2 Comments

The testosterone-enhancing properties of resistance training have been known for several decades. However, not all forms of exercise are equally effective for this purpose. Hormones are basically your body’s powerful messengers. When your body has to adapts to a stimulus, it does so by releasing hormones. Those hormones then tell the organs what to do. Testosterone,…

How to Eat for High Natural Testosterone

By Radu Antoniu | August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dieting is notorious for its testosterone lowering abilities. And usually, the bigger the calorie deficit, the bigger the drop in testosterone. The most extreme example are natural bodybuilders. When they step on stage at under 5% body fat, they usually experience near castrate testosterone levels. Why this happens is fairly simple: when you don’t eat…

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally

By Radu Antoniu | August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Testosterone levels in American men have been steadily declining over the last two decades. The reasons for this decline are still unclear, but it seems that your grandfather had about 50% more testosterone than you do at your age. The most common symptoms of low testosterone are:  Reduced sex drive and libido  Low energy and…

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