Tag Archives: powerlifting

Silent Mike – Natty Or Not?

| January 19, 2019 by Truth Seeker |

SIlent Mike is a popular YouTuber in the fitness segment and a strong powerlifter who has produced many educational videos in collaboration with other legends of the online muscle game such as Omar Isuf and Allan Thrall. This classic natty or not review focuses on him. What are Silent Mike’s stats? In an interview, Mike […]

Powerlifting Is a Waste of Time If You’re Natural

| January 12, 2019 by Truth Seeker |

Every now and then a kid with a serious look on the face enters the gym and captures the squat rack. He is ready to “kill it” like real men do. A hardcore beat is pumping through the headphones; the adrenaline factories are working overtime; the feeling that it’s a life or death situations infects […]

How Strong Can Steroids Make You?

| October 23, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Some lifters downplay the role of muscle drugs so much that ignorant people start wondering if a baby Aspirin is not as effective as steroids. Many delusional permabulkers believe that they can break the powerlifting records naturally as long as they eat ”enough calories to recover and grow”. Simply put, those barbell nerds are trying to […]

Do You Need a Belt To Deadlift Safely?

| September 16, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Back in the day, many noobs started using weightlifting belts during squats and deadlifts under the influence of Mark Rippetoe and his puppies that later on branched out and developed the 70sbig fetish. According to those individuals, the weightlifting belt gives you ”an anchor to push against with your abs”. Those men believe that this technique […]

Can You Build a Big Back Without Deadlifts and Pull-ups?

| August 7, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Some things in life may be mandatory, but deadlifts and pull-ups aren’t part of the group. Yet the muscle industry has convinced many people that there are irreplaceable exercises. This is not true. Almost every article on deadlifts uses the same catchphrases: “The deadlift is the best exercise to build ‘real’ world strength. ” “The deadlift increases your testosterone levels.” “If you are […]

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 […]

Adding Arm Isolation To 5×5 Routines?

| June 14, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

5×5 strength training programs and their by-products are supposed to be the ultimate blueprint for natural muscle construction. The legends surrounding this type of training are now reaching epic proportions. Many noobs still believe that miracles happen when you do squats for 5 sets of 5. As a result, we had the chance to witness […]