I’ve noticed an amazing trend in the last year or two. During this time, I was constantly going to the gym 3 times a week, training for about an hour and a half each time, always trying to get stronger. During the first few months, I ate basically whatever I felt like, and it showed! I was nothing but a fat slob; people were surprised when I told them I was working out, girls didn’t seem to like talking to me too much, people were telling me how unhealthy I was, etc. So I decided to do something about it, started reading about nutrition, metabolism, nutrient biochemistry, all the good stuff! Next I started incorporating the things I studied into my life, all while keeping the same workouts, three times a week for about an hour and a half each time. In about a year, I lost a TON of fat and people started to take notice. I was now considered by most people to have an athletic body type, pretty muscular but still around 12%-13% body fat so I just looked big, not big and lean. Now when I told people I worked out, they weren’t surprised, hell some of them even asked me for advice! Girls now seemed to like talking to me a bit more now too. The last 6 months, I tightened up my diet a bit more, brought my body fat percentage down to about 8% or 9% all while keeping most of my muscle by following my three times a week heavy training for about an hour and a half each time. Now the reactions I get from people are totally different than before. Random people come up to me and say “So you workout, Huh?” and ask for advice with training and losing weight. Most girls seem happy to be with me now, and a lot more have been smiling at me, looking me in the eyes, and hell some of them even come up and start talking to me now! Older women usually ask me if I have a girlfriend or if I am dating anyone, and if I say yes, they reply with “She’s so lucky!” or if I say no, they either try to hook me up, or say “If I was only 15 years younger!” This might not seem like a big deal to some of you guys, but let me tell you the difference now and when I was fat, is like night and day. People just seem to respect me more and I feel like I am a part of the community now. But enough rambling, the reason I started this post was to show just how easy all of this is to achieve! I am going to start with a diet post, because I believe that is where most people go wrong, it was where I did for sure! I will post my general thoughts on training and perhaps supplements too if people want me to elaborate. But let’s begin, shall we?