Category Archives: professional bodybuilding

Who Is Going To Win Mr. Olympia 2015?

During his afternoon break Harry (better known online as TheBicepsFLEX-Killa) decided to check the new posts of his favorite bodybuilders on Instagram. Harry was a hardcore bodybuilding fan reading muscle magazines constantly. He was sucked deep into the muscle illusion and believed that most of the fairy tales written in those thong and bikini catalogs […]

Bodybuilding Fits Well Into The World Of Consumerism and Materialism

When people discuss the current Mr. Olympia, Phil Heath, I don’t think about training, muscles or aesthetics. All that comes to my mind are his juvenile posts on Instagram praising Gucci garbage and custom sneakers made for clowns. This thinking often leads me to a critical question – how does bodybuilding fit into the modern […]

Did Steroids Completely Replace Hard Work In The Gym?

I’ve had many breaks from training due to low motivation. The first major episode took place when I got sick of the squat or die mentality installed deep into my brain. However, a few months passed and the accumulation of barbell nostalgia made me want to train again. Yet when I set my foot on […]

The Truth About Rippetoe’s Linear Progression

Many beginners believe that linear progression is a magical strategy that will turn them into a mean machine in no time. It’s certainly one of the quickest ways to reach higher numbers, but there are many points that need to be clarified. How does the novice’s linear progression work? Imagine that you are trying to fill […]