Nate Miyaki

Natural Physique Athlete ~ Student of The Ronin Strategies

Musclemania America 2009 Wrap-Up

The 2009 Fitness America Weekend has come and gone, and it was an incredible experience.  In previous posts you read about my preparation leading up to the big show.  I’m happy to say I accomplished my goal of winning the open bantamweight championship.  Now before you get too excited for me, I have to qualify that statement with an asterisk — there were no other bantamweight competitors in the division this year.  But.. Read More

Week 6 – Diet, Fake Tans, and Gelato

After checking out this blog a buddy of mine was giving me some crap. “Its cool and all”, he said, “but damn you need a tan!” Hah, no doubt. I’m lucky they make that fake tan in a bottle and Dream Tan stuff. For those of you haven’t competed before, Dream Tan is a skin dye you put on before you go on stage. The lights are so bright that you have to.. Read More

Week 5 – Condition Update

I’ve been getting a lot of positive feedback about the blog. Just wanted to say thanks for giving me your support. I wanted to have a good time with it and take a different approach, and it seems that some people are enjoying following along. It’s just not my personality to sit back each week and write about how awesome I am or how I’m going to take my weight class down in.. Read More

Week 4 – Contest Diet

What’s my super cool revolutionary diet trick that is going to make me the next multi-millionaire fitness guru? Ostrich eggs!!! Yep, I got tired of cracking so many eggs all the time so I switched over to the giant Ostrich egg. Have you ever seen one of these things? There like the size of a mini-football and cost $30 for one egg. It reminds of the scene in Nacho Libre where Nacho climbs.. Read More

Week 3 – Training II and Pro Wrestling

After evaluating where I’m at I decided to change my training up a little bit to a more traditional once per week split. This will allow me to include a little more volume per muscle group. My new split is as follows: Mon — Back, Calves — Pull-ups or pulldowns, rack deadlifts, bent-over rows, one arm rows, calf raises Tues — Rest Wed — Chest, Biceps, Abs — Flat db press, incline db.. Read More