Tag Archives: bodybuilding

5 Reasons Why Bodybuilding is a Form of Pyramid Scheme

| January 3, 2019 by Truth Seeker |

1. It Fits the Definition of a Pyramid Scheme A pyramid scheme is a structure that allows few to benefit at the expense of others. The members make money by selling a dream to new recruits who are expected to do the same to receive a higher rank. The earlier you join a pyramid scheme, […]

10 Reasons Why Steroid Users Are *J-E-A-L-O-U-S* Of Natural Bodybuilders What's the point of being natural, asked Harry

| November 21, 2017 by Truth Seeker |

”What is the point of being natural? What is the point of being natural? What is the point of being natural,” said  HarryTheBicepsFlexKilla while waking up from what appeared to be a soul-crushing nightmare. For half a minute, Harry kept his eyes on the ceiling covered by the mysterious darkness of the night. He failed […]

5 Cruel Ways Natural Bodybuilders Torture Themselves

| March 20, 2017 by Truth Seeker |

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 Isn’t Kai Greene Competing In Mr. Olympia 2015?

| September 16, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

A reader heartbroken by the fact that his muscle hero Kai Greene will not compete in Mr. Olympia 2015 contacted me. At first, I thought that the guy was trolling because I cannot imagine a Kai Greene in shape skipping the biggest bodybuilding event of the year. Therefore, I had to become an analyzer of […]

Bodybuilding Fits Well Into The World Of Consumerism and Materialism

| July 10, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

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 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 modern […]

Metrosexual Meatheads? How Does Our Society See Bodybuilders?

| July 3, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

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

Did Steroids Completely Replace Hard Work In The Gym?

| June 28, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

I’ve had many breaks from training due to low motivation. 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. Yet when I set my foot on […]

Why Bodybuilders and Powerlifters Are NOT Making Big Money

| June 22, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

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. Have you seen the people who do magic tricks and dance on the street? Their business plan is simple – higher traffic = more potential revenue. The same is true for […]

The Brainwashed Psychos You Meet On Training Forums

| June 11, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Visiting training forums/cults could be a highly dangerous activity when you don’t know what you are doing. Every training forum has an exclusive vibe and a bag of broscience that all recruits are expected to embrace. Since you are always judged according to the forum’s prejudice, it is very difficult to have a meaningful conversation with the […]

Bodyweight Gains and Their Effect On Strength

| June 9, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

If you go to a training forum and write that you are 6′ and 160lbs, you will be advised to eat more to avoid evaporation from the planet and get to the magic 200-220 pounds. Cool, except that it‘s not nearly that easy. Most people have extremely delusional ideas how much one could weigh without […]