My First Natural Men’s Amateur Fitness Competition

My First Natural Men’s Amateur Fitness Competition

This is a short story of my 4 month journey of preparing for my first men's amateur fitness competition… and winning first place in two divisions! I’ve written this short article to share my personal experience and “behind the scenes” as an ordinary guy of what it...

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My Fitness Transformation Story

My Fitness Transformation Story

This is a short story of my fitness transformation journey of how I fought through the chaos of misinformation in fitness magazines and “bad genetics” to eventually go on to compete and win several amateur bodybuilding competitions. I was sick and tired of being a...

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The Ultimate Arms Workout (Beginner Guide)

The Ultimate Arms Workout (Beginner Guide)

When I first started my journey for bigger arms — in my late teenager years —my idea of a "ultimate arms workout" was focusing on endless bicep curls. I mean, I believed that toiling away at dumbbell curls in the gym would give the size I wanted to attract girls (like...

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6 Fitness Mistakes Most Beginner’s Make

6 Fitness Mistakes Most Beginner’s Make

In this article, I’ll share the 6 biggest fitness mistakes I was making for over 10 years that stopped me from shedding fat, building muscle, and getting stronger. When I was around 19 or 20, I signed up to my first ever gym membership.  Over the following 10 years, I...

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Meal Plan for Weight Loss: 7 Tips for Beginners

Meal Plan for Weight Loss: 7 Tips for Beginners

I used to believe that creating a meal plan for weight loss was a horrendous experience of giving up your favourite food, never going to another restaurant, and only reserved for the strongest of willpower. Years ago, I really struggled to get into shape and, like...

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The Best Beginner Workout Routine

The Best Beginner Workout Routine

In this article, I’m going to cut through the confusion that I went through as an ordinary guy trying to figure out the best beginner workout routine. Over the years, I’ve tried many different types of training programs from bodybuilding magazines and other...

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Body Recomposition 101: Lose Fat & Gain Muscle

Body Recomposition 101: Lose Fat & Gain Muscle

In this article, I am going to show you how to execute a "body recomposition" by simultaneously losing fat and building muscle... saving you a ton of time and headaches in the gym. Here is a summary of the “rules” to a successful body recomposition; without...

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Body Fat Percentage: Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Body Fat Percentage: Ultimate Guide for Beginners

If you are an absolute beginner wanting to lose fat, knowing how to calculate your own body fat percentage is vital for tracking your progress and setting realistic fat loss goals. Using the strategies to track body fat percentage that I am about to share with you; in...

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The Best Six Pack Abs Guide (Science-Based)

The Best Six Pack Abs Guide (Science-Based)

When I finally achieved the six pack abs that I had always dreamed of — I felt like I could tick it off my “fitness bucket list.” Not only is it considered the epitome of a fitness transformation, it is a visual representation of all the hard work and dedication...

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Low Back Pain: How I Cured It (No Surgery!)

Low Back Pain: How I Cured It (No Surgery!)

In this article, I’m going to share with you the rehabilitation process that has cured my low back pain without surgery. In other words, I am now strength training again and have no pain in my lower back! If you are suffering low back pain, this article might help...

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How to Bulk: Ultimate Guide for Skinny Guys

How to Bulk: Ultimate Guide for Skinny Guys

In this article, I am going to show you exactly how to bulk by implementing correct nutrition and training principles. If you are a skinny guy and are sick of being skinny, you need to read this article. How to Bulk: My Back Story After years of trying weight gainers,...

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Cardio and Weights Same Day (Beginner’s Guide)

Cardio and Weights Same Day (Beginner’s Guide)

Cardio and weights same day? Is it a good idea? This was the same question I asked when I was completely helpless in the gym years ago. When I started my fitness journey years ago, I would often do 15–20 minutes of treadmill before doing a cable machine routine....

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Optimum Nutrition Whey Gold Standard (My Favourite)

Optimum Nutrition Whey Gold Standard (My Favourite)

One of the most frequent questions I get is — “Brad, what protein supplement do you take?” The truth is, I have tried many different types of protein supplements over the years but the product that I consistently default back to is Optimum Nutrition Whey Gold...

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Back Pain: My Lumbar Disc Injury (L5/S1)

Back Pain: My Lumbar Disc Injury (L5/S1)

Reading Time: 3 minutes I was doing bent-over T-bar rows back in February 2019 when, during the last few reps, I lost my form and “felt” something in my lower back. It was in this instant that I realised that I’ve hurt my lower back! If you are reading this and injured your back in this manner, please send me a message and let me know how you are getting treated for it?

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Contemplating the INBA Mr Beach Body Competition 2016

Contemplating the INBA Mr Beach Body Competition 2016

Original release date: 31st Aug 2015 At the beginning of my fitness journey, I declared that I would never compete. I believed that health and fitness is a lifestyle and competing is not a lifestyle I was willing to endorse. But I want to give it a shot. I want to see...

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