The goal ain’t to become some nerdy combination with a machine or mech. The goal isn’t to buy some high-powered sports car (Lambo) with a v8, v10, or v12 engine. And it also even ain’t buying a Tesla P100D.

The goal:

Transform yourself into a “super saiyan”.

What is ‘Super Saiyan’?

Basically when your back is against the wall, you discover some inner-power that transforms you into a super-human.

Kind of like in real life, the ‘Jack Demsey’ roll (popularized by Hajime No Ippo boxing anime). Or in real life like Mike Tyson:

Powerlifting

How does a ‘skinny’ East-Asian male with relatively small hands, wrists, and frame deadlift 455 pounds at bodyweight of ~170 pounds at height of 5 foot 10?

Practice, training.

ERIC KIM 455 POUND SUMO DEADLIFT ONE REP MAX

Essentially I do the “Lightweight baby!” Ronnie Coleman vibe, then max out.


My Muscle Philosophy:

Treat your body as sculpture.

This is not my body

The first thing:

I don’t see my body as belonging to me. I look at my body like it belongs to someone else.

When I look at the Lamborghini of someone else, I admire it. When I see the muscles and physiques of anyone else, I admire it. Then I had the epiphany:

Why not transform my own body into a Lambo, and admire my own body instead?

The logic

The great logic:

  1. It is far cheaper to get buff than to buy a Lambo.
  2. The human body is the apex beauty. This means your personal goal in life should be to beautify your own personal body to the maximum (without plastic surgery, steroids, etc).
  3. Ultimate democratic approach: Genetics doesn’t matter. Sex doesn’t matter. Racial ethnicity doesn’t matter. Anyone can both add muscle mass and subtract fat.
  4. It doesn’t cost much to get ripped. Just intermittent fast [no breakfast, no lunch], one big ass meal a day, and mostly a ‘ketogenic’ diet.
  5. Your body is always with you. Why not beautify your body to inspire yourself?

The joy of sculpting your own body

To sculpt your own body is insanely fun. Why? You can see the change over time!

Once again, the goal is simple:

Never stop adding muscle mass, and never stop reducing body fat, or keeping it low (around 10%).

Muscle and your body is highly practical.

The more muscle you have, the more energy you got. The more power you got to make art-work, and live with gratitude, joy, and hyper-vigor.

Strengthen on, and flex on!

ERIC

MUSCLE 101

  1. MY EXERCISE/WORKOUT PHILOSOPHY
  2. What if Mood Originates in the Stomach and Gut? Digestion Health
  3. Why I Don’t Consume Protein Powder or Supplements
  4. Real vs Fake // Natural vs Unnatural
  5. You Can’t Fake Strength
  6. How to Grow Your Muscles
  7. How to Add Muscle and Subtract Fat at the Same Time
  8. ERIC KIM BODY MUSCLE FLEX
  9. Don’t Build Muscle, Build Strength.
  10. Visual Kinesthesia: Muscles and Art
  11. How to Maximize Muscle Growth and Fat Loss
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