Tag Archives: bodybuilding

5 Cruel Ways Natural Bodybuilders Torture Themselves

Pressured by a desire to acquire, naturals submerge in the muscle game with a heavy enthusiasm that makes the hard seem easy and the impossible possible. Like a temp working all night accompanied only by the indifferent photons emerging from the dusty lamp in the office, the natties of this world spend their days and […]

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 […]

Metrosexual Meatheads? How Does Our Society See Bodybuilders?

On my way to the bus station I passed by a big toilet shop window and did what many victims of the lifting game do – I started scanning my reflection for abnormal muscle development. I had to keep it short because people working in the store started looking at me like I have just […]

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 […]