Monthly Archives: April 2015

IS DOING EVERY MAJOR LIFT ONCE A WEEK TOO LITTLE?

Many professional powerlifters and bodybuilders perform every major lift (e.g., squat, bench press, deadlift, pull-ups…etc.) only once a week. Since it’s a well-known fact that they are also taking a lot of anabolic steroids to break the natural limits, most alternative gurus tend to consider similar routines ineffective for natties. There is definitely some truth to this […]

LIFTING WEIGHTS: DEALING WITH LOW MOTIVATION

Every new beginning comes with hope and great expectations. You feel like you have finally found a solution to your problems, an escape route, a hack, a way to reduce the misery. Sadly, this feeling goes away faster than you think. It may seem unreal to you right now, but there will be periods in […]

The Aesthetic YOLO Generation is Hiding Behind a Muscle Shield

The fact that your life is ending one moment at a time is one of the most powerful engines in existence. It beats almost everything and can motivate people to get into a wide range of unusual adventures. Everybody has to deal with the little voice that keeps on saying: “Hurry up! Hurry up!” One of the […]

The Difference Between Working Out and Training

Ask a rich man how he has made his millions. The politically correct and therefore most common answer is hard work. Cool, but this is not a morning show. Hard work means nothing by itself. It won’t produce wealth unless it’s put in the right context. People forced to endure endless shifts in factories are without […]