Week 4 Lean Gain Phase

Another great week as my strength continues to increase. My weight is up to 205.4 lbs another 0.6 lbs gain for the week. I am beginning to notice a trend here. Week 1 + 2.6 lbs Week 2 + 0.6 lbs Week 3 + 0.8 lbs Week 4 + 0.6 lbs Total + 4.6 lbs I was getting a bit … Read More

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The scale don’t lie or does it?

Well I weighed 204.8 lbs on Saturday an increase of 0.8 lbs from the previous week however my weight from Monday to Monday was 206 lbs to 203.8 lbs, a 2.2 lbs loss. So did I gain weight or lose weight? Layne has increased my carbs by 10 grams a day as a result. I must admit I have not … Read More

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Week 3 Lean Gain Phase

Well so much for thinking I would not gain any weight this week. I am up to 204.8 lbs this morning so an increase of .8 lbs. It’s a bit surprising that my metabolism has not been increasing as much as I thought it would. Having my weight increase at under a pound a week ensures I am gaining muscle … Read More

Midweek update

OK so Layne decided no change in macro’s this week. Weight continues to fluctuate going as high as 206 lbs but back down to 204 lbs this morning. I have a feeling I might not gain anything this week which would indicate my metabolism has increased. Shoulder is doing good however there is still times when it aches so seem … Read More

Week 2 Lean Gain Phase

OK so week 2 is done and as previously stated Layne Norton has now taken over my training and nutrition last week. Really liking the new routine which is focused on trying to bring up my chest and arms over the coming months. Diet has been kept the same as I had it set for the first week which is … Read More

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Party Time!

Ok so the guys at work have been bugging me to go out and have a drink with them after work. I am a manager in I.T. and I think its great to hang out with the team from time to time, however with how much dieting I have been doing lately I won’t give in to temptation. Coming off … Read More

Growth Hormone

In bodybuilding a lot of people think growth hormone is the holy grail of muscle mass. However does it really hold up when you look at the science? Check out this great article by Dr. Layne Norton called Growth Hormone: Great Expectations.

First Chest and Back Hypertrophy Workout

Well today was a great workout.  Loving the new routine.  Shoulder felt great with no pain during the workout and over all the best its felt since I injured it.  Right now its a tad sore and I am going to ice it and take some ibuprofen but feeling really good!  

HIIT Layne Norton Style

So tonight I did HIIT training Layne Norton style. For those of you who are unaware HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training and its not for the weak at heart. No walking at a decent pace while watching TV or reading a magazine, this is all out go for broke or till you puke effort followed by a recovery … Read More

It’s Official!

I have been waiting what for what seems like forever to start working with Dr. Layne Norton. I was suppose to start April 1st and was wondering how I was going to last that long when last night I get an email from Layne with my nutrition and workout plans! It was my choice to start now or hold off … Read More

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