Eating Clean All The Time Is Counterproductive

Many bodybuilders have been brainwashed into believing that they need to eat clean all the time in order to build a decent physique. This is not the case at all. Eating clean all the time could in fact be counterproductive.

Living your life around the clock and always walking around with a box of chicken breast and broccoli is the definition of unhealthy obsession. Dedication is needed, but obsessing is working against you.

By building your whole day around bodybuilding you are limiting yourself. It’s also a sign that you are trying to overcompensate for something you’re missing through bodybuilding. Your body is not as fragile as the mainstream bodybuilding magazines want you to believe.

A slice of pizza will not kill you. By eating a little dirty food you are letting some of the pressure go out.

It’s better to schedule your cheat meals in order to avoid binge eating. In order words – plan your “failures”. Eating clean and dieting in general is one of the hardest thing in bodybuilding.


Because of the required nutritional acrobatics (and drug cycles) people call bodybuilding a 24/7/365 job.

However, this is not exactly correct. Many bodybuilders basically don’t eat clean at all. They count on the drugs to get them shredded and usually clean their diets just a few months prior to a contest.

Many of the famous muscle gods such as Lazar Angelov, Kali Muscle, Simeon Panda, The Hodge Twins, Jeff Seid and more to count claim that they are eating clean all the time, but how do you know it’s true?

You don’t! Their word is not golden and there’s much more to the story. Many of them cheat all the time and rely on drugs like clenbuterol and T3 to get shredded for a contest.

Of course, if you are natural bodybuilder you don’t have that “luxury”.

Do yourself a favor and follow a semi-clean diet. Don’t be a food whore, but also don’t become a food snob.

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3 comments

  1. regular guy

    Hi, first that all, I want to congratulate you sincerely about your web page, is just AMAZING, you are like a prophet in this modern times. You are opening the eyes for those who really want to see the truth and be prepared to leave “the matrix”. I´m almost closing my cutting phase, as you should imagine, I have so many anecdotes about these crazy times.
    I have a big question: what does you eat for your clean bulking and maintenance diets? what do you eat in the day by day? rs, …yes… I know by your older post that you dont eat meat, but I dont have this inconvenient, so, what do you recommend me to eat normally? does I required to eliminate all carbs? Could I have a normal life respect to my eating habits (talking about eat rice, potato, etc, and not junk food) ? what does you meant when you talk about 15% junk food frequencies?
    thanks a lot

    1. Truth Seeker

      I eat fish, eggs, cheese. I am not a vegan. I just don’t eat red meat I guess. I am not a fan of 0 carb diets either. I just know they get you shredded fast, but living on them for a really long time can drive you crazy. Regarding junk food – I simply make sure that not much over 10-15% of my food intake is junk. You can put whatever you want there as long as it fits your overall calorie intake for the day.

  2. Kabir

    Hey bro, can you write your take on EAT STOP EAT book. its a 24hour fast twice a week for fat loss. please look into it.looking forward to read your article on it.

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