Happy New Year everybody! 2011 is over. 2012 is here. Now is the best time to review and summarize everything that happened to me regarding training, nutrition and other stuff in 2011. And happened a lot. 2011 year was full of experiments and learning. It had it’s own highs and lows. And that’s great in my opinion. I found out so much new stuff. Something worked, something not. I started Rough Strength blog with intention to share the knowledge of what is real training about. I can’t stand bullshit and shameless marketing and will always expose it anytime I can. Also I had several publications.
I’ve met different people, made new friends and connections, moved to another city etc. Anyway, it was year full of experience. So here we go. Continue reading →
How often does this story happen? You decide to go to the gym (or “fitness club”, if you prefer to say such a gay name for the gym). You start going there for the sake of just doing something (or, if you’re lucky, because there are lots of sexy chicks). You lift weights and work with machines. You workout for 2 hours 5 days a week. You do bench, incline, decline, dumbbell flies, dips. Then barbell curls, dumbbell curls, hammers, preacher curls. Then you work your lower abs, upper abs, obliques, sit-ups, crunches, leg raises. Then one day you take a picture of yourself and get a reality check: you’re not ripped and muscular. You’re not jacked. You’re a skinny-fat dude and nobody can say that you lift weights. How did this happen? Because you’re doing it all wrong. Continue reading →