Today is Sunday a.k.a. a good day to do some classic NattyOrNot.com reviews. In this case we are going to focus on Dean Mason who is often presented as an international fitness model. He has a really good looking physique and it’s understandable why muscle worshipers would be interested in him. However, can you really achieve his sexy physique naturally?
How big is Dean Mason?
According to his profile on SimpleShredded.com Dean Mason has the following stats:
Height: 6’1″ – 185 cm;
Weight: 216 lbs – 98 kg;
This means that Dean Mason is 26 lbs over our estimation for a natural bodybuilder at his height. 26 lbs represent a serious amount of muscle mass that is a little hard to accept as a ‘genetic gift’ given the overall quality of Dean Mason’s physique.
Dean Mason is about as big as former bodybuilding legends such as:
Serge Nubret was a popular bodybuilder who competed with the best of his time and was also not natural. He was 6′ tall and his weight was about 200 lbs – 217 lbs. In other words, Dean Mason is about as big as Nubret was. This is not a surprise since it’s currently quite fashionable to call yourself a fitness model and be as big as former bodybuilding champions.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1980
In 1980, when was held one of the most controversial Mr. Olympia competitions, Arnold Schwarzenegger was a little light compared to his previous years. He was about 220 lbs instead of the usual 235 lbs. This means that Dean Mason who is 6’1″ and 216 lbs is about as big as Arnold in 1980 who was 6’2″ tall and about 220 lbs.
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A look that just can’t be achieved naturally
Whenever you see somebody whose look just doesn’t look right, you can be almost certain that he is not natural. The quality muscle mass coupled with paper thin skin like silk, the full muscle bellies, the vascularity, the massive shoulders and traps…it all adds up. Naturals don’t look like that even when they are lean. Unfortunately for the naive, you can’t reach that level by just training and eating right. Of course, it’s needless to say that supplements won’t change much either.
Once you become more advanced and educated on the subject, you are going to be able to spot users and fake naturals from miles away. To tell you the truth, it’s really easy. If somebody looks good and claims natural…