Category Archives: powerlifting

How Strong Can You Get With and Without Steroids?

| April 28, 2018 by Truth Seeker |

There are many self-protecting mechanisms wired deeply into the human nature. One of them is the ability to rationalize and exercise self-justification. When a reality is too hard to accept, the mind produces a theory that softens the hit and allows the individual to continue dwelling on the previous concept even if the truth is […]

How To Make The Program Starting Strength Work For Aesthetics (Don’t get FAT)

| November 27, 2017 by Truth Seeker |

Harry The BicepsFlexKilla woke up with that gnawing, almost corrosive feeling of imperfection that now and then captures the blood pump of every human, shakes the homeostasis and installs a pernicious grimace mixed with bewilderment on the face of the victim. Harry had been fighting against the inadequacy and incompleteness in his heart for a […]

Do You Need a Belt To Deadlift Safely?

| September 16, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Back in the day, many noobs started using weightlifting belts during squats and deadlifts under the influence of Mark Rippetoe and his puppies that later on branched out and developed the 70sbig fetish. According to those individuals, the weightlifting belt gives you ”an anchor to push against with your abs”. Those men believe that this technique […]

Can You Build a Big Back Without Deadlifts and Pull-ups?

| August 7, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Some things in life may be mandatory, but deadlifts and pull-ups aren’t part of the group. Yet the muscle industry has convinced many people that there are irreplaceable exercises. This is not true. Almost every article on deadlifts uses the same catchphrases: “The deadlift is the best exercise to build ‘real’ world strength. ” “The deadlift increases your testosterone levels.” “If you are […]