Category Archives: training

The Most Dangerous Shoulder Exercises

| March 15, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. This property puts it in a vulnerable position during many exercises. Technically, the shoulder can take a lot of abuse, but once it’s hurt – it’s never the same. Below is a list of dangerous shoulder exercises. In general, if you are not prepared and […]

Building a Big Chest With Just Push-ups?

| March 14, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

image via pixabay.com A few years ago, I used to pass by a crew of men doing dips, push-ups and pull-ups at a local playground equipped with bars. I thought that all of them were basically idiots because a few steps away there was a gym where ”real men” were doing ”real training” a.k.a. lifting […]

Fake Natural Bodybuilders Have The “Photoshop” Look

| by Truth Seeker |

If it looks too good to be true, it was probably made in Photoshop. The Photoshop look common for bodybuilders and fitness models on heavy steroids represents a physique that is muscular, full and dry. The skin of the PhotoShop athlete is as thin as the skin on the back of your hand. This conditioning […]

Bodyweight Exercises Will Save You Money

| March 13, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Natural bodybuilders believe that lifting weights is the only way to get big. They pump up their muscles in the gym, flex in front of the mirror and feel happy when a bee stings their biceps. What did you expect? We live in a world worshiping the biceps, kid. People have been successfully convinced that […]

Reach Your Muscular Potential With Bodyweight Exercises?

| by Truth Seeker |

Hypertrophy can be achieved through bodyweight exercises. Resistance is resistance after all. The body does not know the difference between push-ups and bench presses. It only knows that both hurt. The maximum muscular potential of many upper body parts can be reached solely through bodyweight exercises. There are many reasons why people dismiss bodyweight training. […]

Building Wide Lats As a Natural Bodybuilder

| March 12, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The latissimus dorsi is the biggest muscle in the upper body.  Its primary function is to pull the humerus (upper arm) down and close to the body. The lats also participate in spinal extension. The workout below is designed for natural bodybuilders and recreational lifters. It may seem strange to some, but it consists of […]

10 Myths About Barbell Squats

| by Truth Seeker |

Myth 1: Squats will make your waist bigger and “spoil” your physique Many bodybuilders believe that their midsections will get out of proportion if they perform heavy squats regularly. While it’s true that squats strengthen your abdominal muscles, your abs will never get so big that they look out of proportion. The grotesque guts that […]