I Am Officially a Killer – How I Knifed My First Pig

This is the first post of the series on „My Trip to Cuba„.   Besides the small frog I had tortured and killed at my grandma’s country house when I was 8 years old, I haven’t killed any substantially-sized animal in my life. Well, this all changed recently in an far away deep forest in Cuba  when I took the life of a 22-kg pig by stabbing an old rusty knife directly into its heart. Watch the video below if you aren’t too … Continue reading

Article Series: My Trip to Cuba

In the past two months it has been quite around this blog. The main reason behind my silence is that I went traveling. More specifically, I brought my own bike to Cuba and cycled 1600 km around the island for one entire month. In this series of posts on my Cuban trip, I want to share my experiences and the lessons I learned along the way. More specifically, I will be writing on the following topics: 1) I Am Officially … Continue reading

„The Internet Loves You“ – December 2014

For this edition, I want to bring your attention to the idea of being consistent in your eating. Let’s assume you have your diet in check and are clear about your food choices. What it boils down to in the end, you still have to go shopping for these foods and consume them on a regular basis if you want to achieve the aesthetic goals you have set yourself – day in day out. However, that’s usually the hardest part … Continue reading

Still Bulking + Creative Christmas Workout

I am back with a BAAMMM!!! I apologise for not posting much for the last month. I had been very busy with my uni exams and bartending work. However, amidst all this, I still had training and diet high up on my list of priorities. I am still in bulking phase with my bodyweight up at 88 kg. Obviously, I am not as lean as during my cutting phase during summer (I am probably around 12% bodyfat at the moment). … Continue reading

„The Internet Loves You“ – November 2014

For this month’s theme of „The Internet Loves You„, I want to bring your attention to Cryotherapy. With cryotherapy, a person gets exposed to super low temperatures (around -120 Celsius) for a very short duration. The biggest benefit of this kind of medical therapy is that it lowers inflammation in the body, e.g. in a joint or muscle tissue. There are not many cryotherapy centres around the world, and there is no one near me here in Copenhagen. However, my … Continue reading

Mastering the Freestanding Handstand – Video

One the fitness goals I have been pursuing in the past few months is the Freestanding Handstand. The goal is to hold a static freestanding handstand for 60 seconds at the end of the year. It’s one thing to building strength and mass by adding more weight to the bar. It’s an entirely different thing to learn how to balance your body by improving muscle coordination and motor control. While I am still all about getting stronger by moving higher … Continue reading

Interview with Janis Budde of Primal-State.de

Janis Budde is the guy behind the German website Primal-State.de. He has been heavily influenced by the whole biohacking and Quantified Self movement, which is why I was interested to ask him a few questions:   1) Just like I, you are also 24 years old and super passionate about biohacking your overall performance as a human being. Give us a short bio of yourself and maybe you have an explanation on why more and more people in their early … Continue reading

My New Barefoot Shoes – Vivobarefoot Gobi II

Ever since I have started this blog in May 2012, I have been interested in barefoot walking. Unless I could walk on beach sand all day long, real barefoot walking is far from practical given our urban lifestyle. That’s why I have looked into barefoot shoes with very flat shoes which provide most of the benefits of walking barefoot while keeping the feet injury-free. My Previous Barefoot Shoes So far, I have owned two different pairs of barefoot shoes: Leguano Premium and Merrell Vapor … Continue reading

Developing the Habit of Warming Up Properly

I like to recall a quote that has stuck around with me that I first heard from Doug McGuff: „You Win By Not Losing.“   Lots of trainees don’t make the progress they wish to see for the simple reason that they get injured. It sounds so logical on paper: You cannot get better if you are injured! And yet in real life, one might think that a lot of people working out implicitly wait for injuries to occur. Why? Because … Continue reading

„The Internet Loves You“ – October 2014

Human Benchmark – Reaction Time Test – if you perform well in this test, it probably means you had restorative sleep Just Work – Ross Enamait goes beyond the notion of just sets & reps, as long as you show up, work hard, challenge yourself each time a little bit more, you will become stronger Science of Steroids – excellent breakdown on how steroids work and what kind of athletes benefit from them Adam Raw | Ancient Alchemist Breakfast – Mixing home-made raw … Continue reading