How to Get Confident, Be More Manly, & Rule the World

I’ve walked in to job interviews standing strong, confident, and purposeful. And I’ve walked into job interviews timid. I’ve gone on dates where I was more nervous than a hooker at church. And I’ve gone on dates comfortable, confident, and as unapologetically me as I could possibly be. I’ve had periods in my life where […]

Think Weight Training Isn’t For You? No Matter Who You Are, You’re Wrong.

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Weight Training Isn’t For You. Weight training is for the guy who wants to make his neck disappear. The behemoth in the corner, grunting, screaming with every hip-thrusting curl, or vein-popping deadlift. Weight training isn’t for the average person, the house-wife, the grandparent, the skinny girl who wants to stay skinny or the fat girl […]

THE PUMP, Single Limb Training & Making Big Muscles

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The Pump & Single Limb Training The best program is the one you’re not doing. Confused? Well, simply put, the most effective rep range, exercises, sets, and tempos, are those that we’re not doing right now. Why? Because our bodies are too damn amazing to allow training to be so simple as to go to […]

Creating A Legendary Workout: 5 Sets Every Guy Needs to Use

5 Sets Every Skinny Guy Needs to Know About Workouts, like anything in life, have ebs and flows. We have intense periods of training, filled with meaning and purpose, and flat times. For about a month – up until last week – I was in one of those flat periods. But then everything changed… How […]

The 10 Best Supplements for Men

Best Workout Supplements

I remember walking into a weight room and seeing the jacked guys having their protein shakes – and who knows what else – and thinking that’s what I’m missing. That’s what they’re doing that I’m not, that’ll get me jacked. So I started taking supplements, all kinds of supplements. But nothing changed. Why? Because our ideal physique doesn’t […]

Want to Gain Muscle? Leave Your EGO at the Door

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Let me set the scene. The gym. You walk in, see an oddly shaped fellow on the bench press. Three plates dawn either side of the bar – a lot of weight, especially considering the guy isn’t that massive by any means. He presses the weight, stands up, face as red as mine was after […]

Is Your Breakfast Killing You?


The first meal of our day has been a hot topic over the last while, especially with the rise of intermittent fasting. In the last few months I’ve done protocol’s where I have breakfast, and others where I skip it. If I have it, it usually looks like what I’m about to talk about. If […]

How to Become a Skinny Fat Man

The skinny fat man… Boyish shoulders that hang ever so gingerly over the budding bitch tits, and the tire that hangs an inch or two over his belt. A belt that still deceptively holds firm around 32-34 inches. He can hide his ‘details’ under a few extra layers, but his frame hasn’t changed since he […]

How to Get the Perfect Body


At it’s base, training can be broken down into 4 categories: 1. Powerlifting 2. Cardiovascular Training 3. Olympic-Lifting 4. Bodybuilding You could also add in training for athleticism, but that would be more of a hybrid of all of the above. When you’re training to improve your athleticism, you’re training for athletic power (Olympic Lifting), […]

How to Get Bigger. Faster. Stronger.

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  How to Get Bigger Hypertrophy is the increase in size of muscle cells. There are a number of theories as to which form of hypertrophy training is the most effective. Some say that focusing on a rep count is best – usually around 8-12 reps – others say that time under tension (TUT) is […]

My Pre, During, and Post-Workout Routine

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Three cups of Green Tea a day has been shown to help with muscle recovery. I get a ton of questions about pre-workout nutrition, post workout nutrition, what I use as far as supplements are concerned and so forth. So, I figured I’d answer all of those emails with one awesome blog post You’ve heard […]

How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat

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How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat The ultimate goal for a lot of us is to put on lean muscle. The kind we see in the comic books, on the cover of magazines and, yes, in our dreams. I wanted that lean, athletic-looking and muscular body for a long time, but didn’t know how […]

The System That Changed My Life: the PowerHowse Challenge

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In the past week I’ve mentioned the system that helped me build 32 pounds in 32 weeks a few times, but I have yet to get into detail about what it really is. So here we go… Just over a year ago I began writing a book. I had no title, but I had a […]

Stressed out? Head to the Gym

Chad Howse Build Lean Muscle

photo by erica chan photography We all run into glitches on a daily basis; things that stress us out. Events that we may have control over or not, but either way they get to us. And they’re inevitable. How we deal with them can make a huge difference in the quality of our day, in finding […]