The Good Gains Gift Guide

I’m a minimalist when it comes to lifting. I limit myself to 7 movements; the Serious Six and one complementary movement for a weak point of my choosing. But it’s not my limited selection of movements that people take note of. What raises eyebrows is deadlifting  700 lbs plus in…well, whatever I’m wearing that day. […]

Berkhan’s 12 Rules for Life

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I’ve been mulling over Alangate for the better part of last week. Not good. Nope. I was miserable writing my book and I feel miserable after having released it. I know I shouldn’t. I’m a bestselling author by any standard. NYT or Amazon, I’m on that list. Without a hard copy, publishing company, marketing team […]

Great News and Bad News

Let’s start with the bad news. The Leangains Diet is delayed ’till July and that’s about as specific about a date I’ll be this time around. Not my fault, but I’ll take responsibility since I said it’s going to be out today, June 18th, which it’s not. Today was the intended release date we were […]

The Leangains Diet Is Coming

I started writing on my book May 1st, 2017. If someone would’ve told me what lay ahead, I’m not sure I would’ve followed through. Because book writing’s a bitch. Don’t let anyone tell you different. But I did follow through. And when all’s said and done, I’m happy with the result. I think you will […]

Leangains Patreon

Good news, friends! Leangains is now on Patreon. Got questions burning a hole in your head? Want my opinion on something? Show your support with a single buck and have your questions answered in the question thread. I’m there daily. Enjoy the Q&A-series in my newsletter? For $10 you can read Patreon-exclusive Q&As, more like mini-articles, […]

Leangains Site Guide

For beginners wanting the ins and out of my methods, or long-time readers who may have missed a hidden gem or two, I wrote a site guide. This will provide a coherent overview of essential reading as it relates to intermittent fasting, nutrition and good training practices. Let me know if you think something’s missing. Dec 14th: […]

Welcome to Leangains 2.0

Welcome to the new and improved Leangains! The move from Blogger to WordPress has been a long time coming. Now that it’s done, I’ve a hard time explaining why it took so damn long. Guess one of my many shortcomings is trying to do everything myself, and that means some things never get done. Or take […]

The Leangains Study

Updated October 25th After last month’s scientific debacle, there’s finally a good study on intermittent fasting and lifting. This one comes from Italy and also involves Grant Tinsley, but the change in scenery and colleagues must have done wonders for the man, because this is truly a huge bump in quality compared to his last publication. […]

Intermittent Fasting and Lifting: Finally, A Study

Finally, the first study on intermittent fasting and weight training has arrived. Thank God. I have been waiting since 2006 to find out. My body is ready.  The title of the study is Time-restricted feeding in young men performing resistance training: A randomized controlled trial. I previously mentioned it in Intermittent Fasting: Where Are We Now? and now that the paper […]