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Wednesday
May232018

Pocket Monkii Super Portable Suspension Trainer Review

This is my second go around with a product from Monkii Bars. A while back they sent me their Monkii Bars 2 which is a suspension trainer system similar to the TRX but made to be ultra portable and compact.

Monkii Bars new "Pocket Monkii" is their latest product and it takes compact and portable to an even new level. You can literally fit the Pocket Monkii in your front pocket! You might wonder if making them so small has in some way detracted from their usefulness and or build quality? Well if anything I think they are even better than the Pocket Monkii 2 system.

I found the Monkii Bars 2 was a little bit time consuming setting up when taking them out of their travel bag while the new Pocket Monkii is literally ready to go! Simply unwrap them and hang them from a door and your workout is in progress.

Just like a TRX system you use your own body weight combined with varying angles of the straps to get a workout, the Suspension Trainer design allows you to get a full body workout that would be imposable using conventional body weight exercises.

Make sure to watch my Demo Video Review of the Pocket Monkii System and if you're interested in picking up one for yourself you can checkout Monkii Bars Kickstarter page they have setup for the Pocket Monkii system.

Saturday
May052018

9 Weeks Out to the Vancouver Pro Am Update Video with Posing

9 Weeks Out to the Vancouver Pro Am! It seems like such a long time but before I know it the show is happening and either I'm ready or I'm not. No excuses. This was the biggest bulk I have ever done to date, I got up to 217 pounds at my highest and right now I am sitting around 212 which by the way is exactly the weight I can be up to for my height class of 6 feet in the Classic Physique Open division.

I for sure have some fat to strip off but I also know this far out I can still grow into the show and add more muscle, maybe as much as 5 pounds more since my training load increases and my food gets dialed in.

I know I have at least 10 pounds of fat to be gone but add in another 5 pounds or so of muscle and that will put me somewhere between 205 and 210. Even 205 will be heavier than my last Classic Physique show about 6 months ago at Popeye's Fall Classic. That's a win in my books as long as the conditioning is on point.

Watch till the end of the video as I have some posing followed by some comparison photos of me a month before when I turned 49 and just before I left on vacation.

I also show off a new product called the Pocket Monkii which essentially is a super portable TRX system that you can literally put in your pocket! Make sure to checkout their Kickstarter page if you're interested in a really great compact and portable workout system.