Category Archives: quick posts


This is an interview with a part of me that wanted to get bigger muscles. The interviewer is another part of me that works as a part-time shrink. Why do you want to get big muscles? Don’t know. I mean I know but these days don’t know is a synonym for I don’t want to […]

Don’t Wait For The Sunny Days. Embrace The Rain.

The first 4 days of this week were quite windy, rainy and cold for the beginning of April. Every day I would go out, feel the cold and complain to myself how tired I am from the long winter. “Where’s my Sun,” I would say to myself like nature cares about my wishes. This left […]

Lifting Weights: How To Write a Good Training Program

The first step of writing a good lifting routine is setting straight forward goals. The more specific the goal, the better chances you have to achieve it. A good example would be something like: “I want to be able to deadlift 3 times my bodyweight or do one arm pull-ups“. Those are very direct aims that allow […]

Stories From The Gym: The First Time I Saw a Real Steroid User

This story dates back to my days of a regular skinny boy, serving a sentence in a dirty basement gym, and on the road to becoming a permabulker. The place where I was training at the time was total trash, but it gave me the chance to witness some rather interesting, grotesque and yet informative events, […]

The Role Of The Lats In The Deadlift

It is said that the deadlift works the whole back and it’s indeed true. Usually when people hear this they ask: “But, what about the lats? Do they work during deadlifts.” Yes. The latissimus dorsi works incredibly hard during deadlifts. This is the biggest muscle in the upper body and when you deadlift it has two […]