Tag Archives: Kyle Finneron

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April 19, 2017

Staying humble, applying tanner

My first men’s physique show By Kyle Finneron

“Men’s physique debut, you’re on deck!” the announcer said. The other competitors and I looked at each other in a panic. I grabbed a handful of tanner and started to smear it all over my chest and…

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April 12, 2017

Amateur prepares for Men’s Physique show, alone

By Kyle Finneron

As I write this I am looking at my “finalist” trophy from the Organization of Competition Bodies (OCB) Men’s Physique show I competed in earlier this month. Since my last column I have consumed a nauseating amount of food, I’ve been sick…

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March 8, 2017

Cracking the nutrition code without packing it on

By Kyle Finneron

As I prep for my body-building competition I have realized that largest key to my success will be my ability to follow a proper diet and exercise plan to make the necessary changes. I am currently following one plan that is complicated,…

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February 8, 2017

The road to a natural physique

Preparing for the men’s physique category in a bodybuilding competition I have found that I always work better in the gym when I have a date on the calendar to work towards. Late last year it was the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) North East…

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January 11, 2017

My first NAGA

By Kyle Finneron

There is an old saying: you either win or you learn. Recently, I learned a lot. A few weekends ago I competed in my first grappling competition. I decided that a great place to test my mettle was at the North American…

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December 28, 2016

Jiu-jitsu part 2: ripping my opponent’s beard

By Kyle Finneron

Did you know you can rip someone’s beard if you put too much shoulder pressure on their jaw? I didn’t, but I do now. After my first eye opening attempt at jiu-jitsu I decided, even though I was steamrolled, that I could…

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December 21, 2016

Organic—Is it worth it?

By Kyle Finneron

Organic is a term that I’m sure most people have heard by now. In the early days of organic foods there were only a few vegetables that were available in an organic capacity, but now the list has grown to an excessive…

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October 5, 2016

Is stress holding onto fat?

By Kyle Finneron As I was writing my list of reasons people are frustrated at the gym and not losing weight I noticed something. Most of the reasons I was writing about share a common root: stress. It should come as no surprise that Americans…

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September 21, 2016

5 reasons many people don’t lose pesky extra pounds

By: Kyle Finneron

I don’t think everyone should be a fitness model or has to look like people in Hollywood or in the magazines. (In real life, they don’t even look like those published pictures). However, excess weight can cut a life short and can…

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September 7, 2016

Swimming, the art of controlled suffocation

By: Kyle Finneron

I have never been an incredibly strong swimmer. In my youth, my parents signed me up for swim lessons and the swim team simultaneously in hopes that I would grow to love the water. Both met early on alternating mornings which was…