From Geek to Freak: How I Gained 34 lbs. of Muscle in 4 Weeks


After holding off for nearly two years, I’m posting this because too many people have asked for it. The lasses should read it, too, as the same principles can be applied to bodyfat loss. I weighed 152 lbs. for four years of high school, and after training in tango in Buenos Aires in 2005, that […]

Geek-to-Freak Exercises

Here is a list of all the Geek-to-Freak exercises, including visual demonstrations. Click on the links to jump to the demos. Pullover Yates Bent Row Shoulder-Width Leg Press Pec-Deck Weighted Dips Leg Curl Reverse Thick-Bar Curl Seated Calf Raises Manual Neck Resistance Machine Crunches +++ Pullover +++ Yates Bent Row +++ Shoulder-Width Leg Press Step […]

Ramit Sethi on Persuasion and Turning a Blog Into a Multi-Million-Dollar Business


If you want detailed tactics and hilarity, Ramit Sethi is your man. Here one quote from this episode, to give you an idea: “Indian people don’t get punched, dude. We don’t get into fights. We’re doing spelling bees.” Ramit Sethi built his personal finance blog up to 500,000+ readers per month, and has since turned […]

12 Lessons Learned While Marketing “The 4-Hour Body”


Charlie’s job entails many things. Feeding tigers not excluded. Charlie Hoehn first reached out to me through Ramit Sethi in 2008. Almost three years later, he is still working with me. Here is his initial e-mail routed to Ramit, which I think is instructional for those looking for mentorship of some type: ———- Forwarded message […]

How to Store Sperm in 4 Steps – Just in Case


Save the swimmies! (Photo: futurowoman) I never thought I’d visit a sperm bank. Perhaps it was flipping a motorcycle at 90 mph on Infineon Raceway. Perhaps it was tearing my Achilles tendon in jiu-jitsu practice, then getting thrown on my head. Maybe having my scuba mask fill with blood at 120 feet underwater in Belize? […]

The 4-Hour Body Tools

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Below are all the “Tools and Tricks” resources from The 4-Hour Body. Click on any chapter below to go directly to related resources, or just scroll down two pages to see all the goodies. FUNDAMENTALS—FIRST AND FOREMOST Rules That Change Rules: Everything Popular Is Wrong GROUND ZERO—GETTING STARTED AND SWARAJ The Harajuku Moment: The Decision […]

Real Life Extension: Caloric Restriction or Intermittent Fasting? (Part 2)


There are options for extending your life, but is it worth it? (Photo: Megan*) This is the second half of our two-part article on real experiments (and successes) in life extension, authored by Dr. Michael Eades. Part 1 covers supporting research for caloric extension (CR) and intermittent fasting (IF). — Dr. Eades continued from Part […]

Real Life Extension: Caloric Restriction or Intermittent Fasting? (Part 1)


Can you slow the sands of time? The research say yes… but what’s the best option? (Photo: Thomas Ellis) Most people don’t want to die. Since even before Ponce de Leon and his search for the fountain of youth, man has been on a quest to achieve immortality. Some people think we’re getting closer. In […]