Posted in December 2012

Beef Quinoa

Beef Quinoa

Are you one of those people that just can’t seem to pronounce quinoa right? Who came up with that word anyway??? For the record, the correct pronunciation is: keen-wha. I love the versatility of this grain. Well, it’s actually a seed that was a staple food for thousands of years in the Andes region of … Continue reading

Muscle Art

Muscle Art

This is a different sort of post. It’s a plea for information. Nowadays, tattoos aren’t as taboo as they once were – it was pretty obvious judging by the amount of ink I saw at competitions this past season. But, while tatts are more accepted publicly, there is still some resistance among the competitive bodybuilding … Continue reading

4 Day Training Split – Day 4

4 Day Training Split – Day 4

What?!? Okay, I actually do know how to count, and realize that Day 4 should have been two days ago, but something happened. It didn’t post when I thought it had. I apologize. So, without further ado… **************************************************************** Day 4 is similar to Day 2 Warm Up: lunges, side lunges, hip pulses 3×30 sec each … Continue reading

4 Day Training Split – Day 3

4 Day Training Split – Day 3

Ok, Day 3. By now you should feel pretty “worked” if you’ve been following along. I haven’t heard any groans, which means you’re either not training hard enough – or at all! Today is similar to Day 1, another circuit and focus on core work. However, today’s circuit is more full body than predominantly upper … Continue reading

4 Day Training Split – Day 2

4 Day Training Split – Day 2

How did you find Day 1’s workout? Hate me yet? If we’re still on talking terms, here’s today’s… *************************************************************************** Day 2 Warm Up: lunges, side lunges, hip pulses 3×30 sec each side, overhead squat x 20 (same as Day 1), wall diamonds (same as Day 1) Leg Strength: Bulgarian split squat with barbell 5 sets … Continue reading

4 Day Training Split – Day 1

4 Day Training Split – Day 1

I had to re-publish Day 1, which is why my preamble is different here. Oops. I’ve now added links to certain exercises you may not be familiar with. ****************************************************************************************** DAY 1 – Upper body circuit Do some mobility exercises to warm up: lunge, side-lunge, spiderman, hip pulses – 3 x 30 sec each side, wall … Continue reading

VLOG #11 – Immune System Attack

VLOG #11 – Immune System Attack

Since competing in my last show I’ve been going through a lot of changes – additions to my meal phase, change in work schedule, change in training intensity, and a new tattoo (post on that coming soon!) All these changes have really given my immune system something to think about, which has made me susceptible … Continue reading