Bodybuilding Can Be A Lonely Endeavor

According to the Centers for Disease Control in the U.S. only 21.7% of adults aged 18 and over met the Physical Activity Guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity. Now out of this group how many lift weights to maximize their muscle gains versus just staying in shape? Out of those that bodybuild, how many actually compete in either amateur … Read More

2018 Goals

Well here we are a new year and like most people at this time of year I like to reflect on the past and set some goals for the coming year. 2017 was a good year for me as far as bodybuilding, I got back to training in January and have been pretty consistent the entire year. I started working … Read More

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!

Well the end of the year is fast approaching so I wanted to take this time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! This Christmas is super special for my wife and I as we will be hosting our first “Lester Family Christmas” in our new home. My brother and sister in-law have hosted Christmas at … Read More

What’s the Best?

With the end of the year fast approaching we all tend to look back at our year and then set goals we would like to achieve in the new year. For a lot of people losing some weight or getting in better shape is often on that list. This is certainly validated by the number of new faces I have … Read More

The 110% or Nothing Mentality

I have always been the type of person that gives 110% or nothing. The positive of such a mentality is that when you commit to doing something you go all in. The negative side is that when you don’t feel you can give that effort you quit. This has happened to me twice since I started my journey back in … Read More

The Struggles Are Real

Ever feel like the world is out to get you or things are just not going your way? Your in a slump, a funk or just out of your groove? Your just not happy and you are questioning what you are doing in certain aspects of your life or maybe even everything? That’s how I am feeling at the moment. … Read More

Learn to go with the Flow

When I first started training I put a lot of pressure on myself to push as hard as possible because in my head I felt I had this very small window of time to build muscle. This was even more so since I started this journey late in life at the age of 46. To be honest I am not … Read More

Calorie Cycling

So I am currently in a lean gaining phase in an effort to add muscle while keeping fat gain to a minimum. The goal is to keep my weight under 207 lbs until March 2018 and I am currently sitting at a weekly average weight of 205 lbs so I don’t have a lot of room over the next 4 … Read More

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