The 9 Categories of Trainee: Their Mistakes, How to Avoid Them, and What You Can Achieve When You Get Things Right (Pt.3of3)

Andy MorganGoal Setting185 Comments

The final part in the series. We’ll cover four categories of trainees, Fat & Weak, with it’s related category Obese, and two types of skinny-fat, which I define separately as Skinny-fat and Purgatory. What to do if you’re Overweight but New to Training. How to Avoid the Skinny-fat Trap and What to Do if you’re Stuck in it. The latter two categories are … Read More

The 9 Categories of Trainee: Their Mistakes, How to Avoid Them, and What You Can Achieve When You Get Things Right (Pt.2of3)

Andy MorganGoal Setting67 Comments

This is the second part in my serial guide helping you to identify where you’re at now so that you can set your diet and training up accordingly to make the fastest possible progress. (Part 1 here.) This part we cover two categories of trainees, Skinny, and Shredded. – Very different physiques, but very much related in terms of diet … Read More

The 9 Categories of Trainee: Their Mistakes, How to Avoid Them, and What You Can Achieve When You Get Things Right (Pt.1of3)

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I have had to decline nearly half of all coaching applicants in the last three and a half years because the expectations on what they thought could be achieved, and my opinion on what would realistically be achieved, simply could not be reconciled. The reason for this huge disconnect is simple – the exceptional results of the drug-enhanced or genetically elite are … Read More

The Leangains Guide

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Introduction, Outline, Meal Timing and Frequency. Leangains calorie and macro calculations are covered in a separate guide here.  Note: These guidelines are my own summary of Martin Berkhan’s Leangains system. I’d recommend you check out his site.   Skip breakfast, eat big meals, train hard and heavy.  These are the core principles of Leangains – a style of diet and training … Read More