Tag Archives: bodybuilding

Why Is Kai Greene Not Competing In Mr. Olympia 2015?

Two days ago I was contacted by a reader who seemed heartbroken that his muscle hero Kai Greene will not compete in Mr. Olympia 2015. At first I thought that the guy was trolling because I cannot imagine a Kai Greene in shape not competing in the biggest bodybuilding event of the year. Therefore, I […]

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 ridiculous 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 […]

Did Steroids Completely Replace Hard Work In The Gym?

I’ve had many breaks from training due to motivation drops. 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. Once my front foot was on gym […]

Why Bodybuilders and Powerlifters Are NOT Making Big Money

It’s not complicated. Bodybuilders and powerlifters do not make big money as competitors because the crowd is small. To make money you need a crowd, preferably a big and dumb one. If that’s not covered, the bank manager will not be smiling. You know those people who do magic tricks and dance in the street? […]