Things As They Are

We are now temporarily closed to the general public due to a plague of a bloody bug that went interspecies due to the twisted tastes for Bush Meat of the Chinese palate.

I want to gain muscle mass quickly, but can’t change my schedule around much, as I don’t have a lot of time to spare. What are some good Mass Hacks?

Ask someone who believes in miracles.

How Many Times A Week Should You Deadlift & Squat?

*Note* This has been one of my most popular posts on Quora, I thought it ought to also work for the website, so I’m re-blogging it here. Both of these multi-joint exercises exert incredible stresses on the spine, individual vertebrae and intervertebral discs, as well as core muscles, postural muscles and main drivers. If handled intelligently, qualities like fortitude, dedication and willpower are good and beautiful tools. Like any good tools, they’re reliable but only guaranteed to build and not cause injury if applied within their measured tolerances. When these qualities are… Read More

I bought some creatine, put it in the cupboard and forgot about it. It’s now passed the expiry date. Is it still safe to use?

Moisture and heat are your real enemies here.

Amateur Keto Cookery PT. 2. Why You Should Do It.

So, dieting is hard and being fat is easier?

Do you lose muscle faster on a 500 calorie daily deficit or from halting all resistance training?

An interesting question. To keep my answer as simple and manageable as possible, I’ll need to ignore the contribution of genetics, training history and age, along with a whole host of relevant factors, hoping that the result will contain enough meat on the bone for a decent meal (i.e. answer). Let’s think about it a little. Other than their usefulness in locomotion (movement), your muscles serve as easily accessible pools of reserve amino acids in times of food scarcity (the other source of easily accessible energy, about 1/2 kg. of stored glycogen,… Read More

Just Squats. Do You Really Need Anything Else To Train Legs?

You don’t need 10,000 things to work well…all you need is one.

What is a simple truth about exercise that most people ignore?

Most see exercise as torture.

Why do some people let themselves go when they get older?

It is probably a question that everyone asks, at least twice in their lives.

Is it ok to continue lifting with heavy weights after age 50, or would it be better to go lighter?

getting to grips of what is really at stake here…