Month: September 2011

Peak Week – Day Two

Training, supplement, calories and macronutrient wise, I kept it pretty much the same today. Depletion with low calories and low carbs. I did bump up the calories by a couple of hundred, because I want to start filling out a little more, plus I’m doing some cardio in the morning and afternoons. The workout was…

Support Needed – Not Interrogatives.

Patience, like calories is definitely a resource in short supply when starving yourself for long protracted periods of time. I’ve long since discovered that a hungry man has zero rationality.  I’ve therefore noticed a somewhat strange phenomenon in the last few weeks that as the contest draws near, the number of people approaching me in the gym…

Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor,Your Shredded…

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free; The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, Tempest-tossed to me I lift my lamp beside the golden door! Without wanting to get too political, I found quite a “humorous” front cover-page article in our city’s main newspaper the…

Peak Week Strategies

Achieving the best possible physical condition for a contest in the last few weeks/days leading up to show day is one of the most hotly debated topics among competitive bodybuilders. Cutting water, manipulating sodium, decreasing the training load, fat loading, carbing-up, along with many other variables are all things that can be tinkered with to…