Cheesecake Master Martin Presents: Cheesecake Eve of Doom I-II

Every Christmas Eve is Cheesecake Eve, and so it fell upon me to once again face off against these wretched cakes. I did not choose this. But as one of the last of my kind (Level 10 Cheesecake Mastery*), it’s my duty to walk the earth and do battle with these cakes for the greater […]

Read
Birthday Cheesecake Mastery

The best way to celebrate your 29th birthday is with some good old cheesecake mastery. I know it, you know it, everyone knows it. The official Leangains Cheesecake (TM) weighing in at a respectable 7 lbs. This one was au naturel. No cherries, no blueberries, no raspberries, no nothing. A no bullshit cheesecake. I actually […]

Read
It’s That Special Time of The Year Again

I’m not talking about Christmas. I’m talking about Super Christmassacre 2010. This time my cheesecake mastery will be pushed to its utmost limits. I can sense the ominous presence of the cheesecake that awaits me tomorrow from miles ahead. Its dark and brooding power is not to be trifled with. However, I will not come […]

Read
Hedonist

Can you avoid fat gain during cheat days and holiday feasts like Thanksgiving and Christmas? Sure, you can. But if you’re a big eater that loves food, like me, it’s more a question of minimizing fat storage than attempting to avoid it. And trust me, there’s a few nifty strategies that can be used for […]

Read
4 lbs of Meat and A Heineken

You might not know this but aside from having attained the highest rank in cheesecake mastery, I am also an ambitious scholar of meat mastery and beermanship. This last weekend, on Midsummer’s Eve, I decided it was time to introduce Marjan, an eager Leangains apprentice, to these fine arts. I told him it was time […]

Read
Cheesecake Mastery Part 3: Divide and Conquer

Having barely recovered from the last bout a few weeks ago, I sensed a new war brewing on the horizon. This time the enemy would prove to be a formidable opponent. Facing powerful magic from the gods, I had to employ a new strategy to overcome it. Brute force was not an option. Wits and […]

Read
Cheesecake Mastery Part 2: Easter ’10 Massacre

This Easter I went head to head with my one of the most brutal foes I have faced so far: a cherry cheesecake covered in heavy whipping cream. Man versus cake in a fight to the finish. While my last foe was impressive in terms of sheer power and bulk, it was also unsophisticated and […]

Read
Cheesecake Mastery

Everyone knows Christmas is a great time for cheesecake. And I’m a cheesecake master. Master at eating it, that is. Do not click pic if prone to cravings.

Read