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

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

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?

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?

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 […]