Tag Archives: Lean

Ask The Trainer #55 – Getting Lean Faster

Ask The Trainer #55 - Getting Lean Faster

QUESTION: I went through a rough period where I had cancer. I trained 6 days a week, then when I got cancer I stopped training for 10 years. So, now I recently went back to the gym. I’m in good shape right now but I can’t get my abs back I still have excess fat […]

Ask The Trainer #15 – Ripped, Strong Core

Ask The Trainer #15 - Ripped, Strong Core

QUESTION: Hello Chad! I love reading your comments. I have struggled with my abs all of my life. Do you have any ab/core tips for a guy who struggles against genetics to develop a strong ripped core? Thank you. Kelly ANSWER: Hello, Kelly! Thanks for the positive feedback! Pretty much everybody and anybody involved in any […]

Ask The Trainer #13 – Higher Reps To Get Lean

Ask The Trainer #13 - Higher Reps To Get Lean

QUESTION: I’m trying to lean out and get more defined. Is lifting lighter weights and doing higher rep sets pretty much the way to go? Thanks, Greg ANSWER: Hi, Greg! This a common wide-spread myth is believed to be true among many fitness enthusiasts. The strategy of using lighter weights and higher reps is certainly not […]

Ask The Trainer #11 – Ultra-Low Bodyfat

Ask The Trainer #11 - Ultra-Low Bodyfat

QUESTION: Hi Chad, does it happen that when a person gets very lean, (below 8%) joints start hurting? Recently I have developed severe pain in my elbows and my left shoulder. I’m at 7.5% and my goal is 5%. But I’m wondering if this pain continues to grow in this manner, I won’t be able […]