Tag Archives: bodybuilding

Why Bodybuilders and Powerlifters Are NOT Making Big Money

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

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

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 […]

The Ultimate Broscience Fails In Bodybuilding

Broscience and bodybuilding love each other. One of the reasons for this strong union is the fact that many muscle warriors rely on anabolic steroids to build their muscles. Once the mass is acquired, they start to make up theories which the noobs buy without blinking. In other words, the drugs catalyze broscience. Today, I […]

Are Isolation Exercises Really Worthless? Are biceps curls evil?

Isolation exercises attract massive hate from the “functional” crowd, but in most cases, single joint movements are simply misunderstood. What are the benefits of isolation exercises? The value of isolation exercises is contained in the term – “isolation“. The main goal of single joint movements is to work on a specific muscle directly. This is […]

Powerlifting Weight Classes: Delusional Expectations

Your height and bone structure determine your weight class. By default, a tall man cannot compete as a lightweight, whereas somebody who is 5’5″ will fit there perfectly. In order for a tall guy to do well in barbell sports, he has to compete in a higher weight class. The only lift which allows skinny […]