Sarah Lindsay and The Foundry working with Men’s Health Magazine

We kicked off kicking off 2012 with a request for one of our trainers to work with ectomorph, Men’s Health UK journalist Ed Reeves for the next 12 weeks.

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Edward Reeves as of 9 Jan ’12

(Measurements were not taken by The Foundry)

Height 6ft 4in
Weight 79kg
Body fat 22.5%
Chest 38.5in (surprised, thought I was 36)
Waist 37 (and 39 around my belly button – ouch)
Upper arm 13in
Thigh 22in
Calf 16in

Working with skinny guys with poor lifestyles is an area we’ve had considerable success over the last few years (hence why Men’s Health came calling). You can see some of our previous results: here and here

sarah lindsay personal trainerAfter a bit of head scratching we decided there could be no one better for Ed’s gentle introduction to the world of strength training and body composition than 3 x Olympian Sarah Lindsay.

You can see Ed’s first 4 blog article charting his progression here:

  1. Ed introducing himself and the ‘mission’ ahead http://www.menshealth.co.uk/building-muscle/get-big/taller-skinny-mans-guide-to-bulking
  2. Ed gets his measurments and ‘before’ picture taken http://www.menshealth.co.uk/fitness/challenges/taller-skinny-mans-guide-to-bulking-2
  3. Ed reveals his meaty nutritional mission: http://www.menshealth.co.uk/fitness/challenges/the-taller-skinny-mans-bulking-blog-3
  4. Ed runs through his pills and potions: http://www.menshealth.co.uk/fitness/challenges/the-taller-skinny-mans-bulking-blog-4

We’ll obviously keep you up to date on his progress.

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