Month: July 2011

Raising the Bar – Film Review

I find that at this stage of my prep, I’m doing A LOT of training. Along with my workouts, I’m doing some supplemental work daily (which I’ll discuss in another post next week) which at this stage requires some extra motivation at times. Cue various bodybuilding movies. Being the insular subculture that it is, very…

Training Lessons Learned

Say ”No” to Training to Failure I did it again. Ironically, after saying how bad training to failure was in a post just a week or so ago, I can, hand on my heart, conclusively say that I will NEVER train to muscle failure again. EVER. I figured that being on holiday for two weeks,…

Blood-Work

I’ve always been fascinated with the biolgogical story revealed when having blood work analysed. Whatever effects are subjectively felt from dieting, supplementation or exercise is made manifest by the revelation of what is actually happening inside your body. I have come to be intimately equated with my body’s own physiological signals over the years and…

HP Mass Reflections

Training – HP Mass Reflections Things really started falling into place for me training wise with Christian’s HP Mass program. I tried I- Bodybuilder but there was too much exercise variety in that program for any real consistency or progress to be achieved. I found that when I started another cycle of the program and…