Jul 072018
 
Bodybuilding and Picking Your Battles

A wise man once said “Pick your battles” but what does that mean and how does it relate to bodybuilding? I found the following definition which captures the essence of the phrase. To choose not to participate in minor, unimportant, or overly difficult arguments, contests, or confrontations, saving one’s strength instead for those that will [Read More]

Jun 302018
 
Natural Bodybuilding in Western Canada

Natural bodybuilding in Western Canada offers you a variety of organization you can compete with. I have competed with the IDFA, NPAA and INBF so far in my amatuer career. All three organizations offer a good experience for their athletes. That said I have to say that INBF Canada is the best natural bodybuilding organization [Read More]

Jun 022018
 
The Weight Fairy

I came across this video by Omarlsuf and Calgary Barbell. Great creativity and funny as hell with a helpful message I am sure most gym members would approve of. If you are not following these guys YouTube channels you should be!    

Jun 022018
 
The Aging Bodybuilder, Part II

A few weeks ago I posted my thoughts after watching a video from Monthly Applications in Strength Sport (MASS). The video was “Training and the Aging Process, Part 1.” In the video Mike Zourdos explains how as we age sarcopenia impedes our ability to add and maintain muscle. In “Training and the Aging Process, Part [Read More]

May 202018
 
To Train Or Not To Train?

When to train, when not to train? Everyone has an opinion and to many it can be confusing to know when to push though and when to back off. Your age, training experience and external life stresses can all impact your ability to train and recover. You hear people say learn to listen to your [Read More]