For someone who’s always been chunky, it’s a big deal — this is how I finally got abs

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Growing up, I was never, ever the ripped kid. We all have the friend — the one who’s had shredded six-pack abs since the moment they exited the womb. Yeah, not me.


Contrary to what social media may have you believe

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Like many others when starting their fitness journey, I was clueless and impressionable. Ignorance was one of my key personality traits.

If someone had abs and some muscle, they might as well have had a Ph.D. in my eyes. Instagram and YouTube were my University. …


Quite literally the biggest

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Coming out of High School at 18 and getting ready to go to University a bit over four years ago, all I wanted to do was get huge. …


Learning to enjoy cardio has completely changed my approach to health, here’s how it could for you too

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The first time I ever consciously tried to lose fat, I fell into the same trap as so many others — I thought my life had to suck. …


It’s time to throw the ego out the door

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When you think of the muscles in your legs, what do you usually think of? Let me guess, the quads (the three vastus muscles), hamstrings, glutes, and calves – right? Well, there’s one muscle (or group of small ones) you’re missing…


Sometimes you really can find diamonds in the rough

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Quite a few months ago in January of 2021, I wasn’t in a great place. Whether it be reading and writing, my gym program, my eating, or my general journaling practices — nearly all of the habits I’d worked so hard to develop disappeared into nothingness before my eyes.

Then…


Calling all gym nerds

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Well, here’s something I never thought I’d write.

Tiny Arm University is and started as a place to write my gym pieces that I didn’t really feel felt right in any other publication. In the six weeks so far, articles published within have somehow gained over…


It can apply to much more than the gym

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For most of the last nine years of my life, I’ve been utterly obsessed with bodybuilding — too much so in hindsight. By obsessed, I mean obsessed. It got to the point where I was more often than not seen as…


Is there really a best workout split for building muscle?

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Aside from what supplements people should take, one of my most asked questions in the gym is “What is the best split?”

Where I’ll always answer, “There isn’t one.” Well, there’s that out of the way.

From the moment most…


It’s incredibly simple and effective, yet so few people do it

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For the vast majority of my fitness journey, I was more or less winging it. Structure was my greatest nemesis. If someone was to ask me what I was going to work out when I got in the gym…

Samuel Roberts

Bodybuilding, health/fitness, and other nonsense | Somehow a many-time top writer in Health | On hiatus

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