Never have I seen an exercise EXPLODE like the deadlift. I frequent several gyms that had members queuing for machines, to members queuing up Olympic bars. While I think it's a huge step forward (minus the unnecessary weight slamming and cringe-worthy technique), there are several misconceptions that needs addressing when it comes to the "The … Continue reading Do you need to Deadlift?
After a journey through 101, 102, and 103, you should have this concept tattooed on your forearm ingrained in mind: Calorie is King Over and over again, research (and research and research) has proven the importance being in a caloric deficit to lose weight. To lose weight, eat below what you expend. To gain weight, eat more than what you … Continue reading Nasi Lemak & Fitness 104: “Clean” vs Calories
If you think January was a powerful test of your will in maintaining your fitness resolutions, wait till Chinese New Year comes along and shatters what’s left of it. I’m not trying to be an ass, but most people set borderline insane fitness resolutions. Going from 0 to 6 days a week of exercising, shaving 1 … Continue reading Mandarin Oranges for Abs
Disclaimer: I wrote this back in December 2015. My views on goal setting hasn't changed much, but it definitely expanded. I left the first half of this post minimally edited, with a 2016 addendum. Let’s take a feels trip back to January, the month where calendar planners hit record sales, a zillion people make resolutions, 99% … Continue reading 2017 Resolutions: Bulletproofed
I'm not naive. I'm extremely blessed. I hit DNA jackpot: Being 1.82m tall and having decent features gets you places. Having huge balls (metaphorically) helps, too. More on balls later. From 2009 to 2015, I've had the opportunity to pose for a few cameras. In the process, I landed a few features here and there. Over time you … Continue reading Life Lessons from Modelling