How to Reach the Potential of Your Lats with Just Pull-ups [a simple guide]

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Purpose. This post contains a blueprint for building the biggest latissimus dorsi muscles [lats] achievable naturally through pull-ups. Pull-ups – The Perfect Candidate The following properties make pull-ups the logical choice when selecting a movement for lat construction: 1. Simplicity. The best muscle-building exercises are simple. The more complicated a movement is, the less suitable […]

Are Squats Enough for Quads?

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Short answer: In most cases, the classic barbell squat is a very adequate quadriceps builder that can get you to your maximal quad potential. The strongest points of the squat are its closed-chain nature and the convenience that it offers in terms of programming.  The squat allows you to overload the quads with very heavy […]

1930s: The Birth of Synthetic Testosterone (your natty mind will explode)

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Many people claim that testosterone supplementation i.e. steroids was absent from the world until the 1950s and even the 1960s, but numerous documents suggest otherwise. The experimentation with products modifying one’s hormonal profile started almost one century ago regardless of the statements made by dreamers and fake natties. Below is a timeline of events outlining […]

Are Shrugs Necessary for Big Traps?

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Short answer: The traps can be developed without shrugs as many back exercises (e.g., deadlifts, rows, overhead presses…etc.) hit the area. Nonetheless, shrugs are the most straightforward method to stress the zone and trigger a hypertrophy response. If you are dedicated to building the best trapezius, that you can, some form of shrugging could be […]

5 Cases of Early Doping in Sports that Will Shock You

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1. 1876: Cocaine Use in “Pedestrianism” The leaves of the plant Erythroxylum coca found in South America, Mexico, Indonesia and the West Indies have served as a source of strength and energy for centuries. After the Spanish conquest of Peru, European scientists began analyzing the plant. Around 1860, the German chemist Albert Niemann isolated cocaine […]

Is the Overhead Press Enough for Shoulders?

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Short answer: The overhead press hits the entire shoulder girdle, and in some cases, it can be sufficient as a solo exercise. When done with proper form, the movement activates all heads of the shoulder, although the front deltoid is always doing the heavy lifting. Using too much weight and turning the overhead press into […]

4 Scientific Studies About Anabolic Steroids That Will Wreck Your Mind

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1. Steroids + No Training > Natty Lifting A study from 1996 examined 4 groups of men to determine the effects of supraphysiological testosterone on people. The table and the graph below show the characteristics of every group and its subsequent gains. [source] Dreamers questioning the effectiveness of anabolic steroids may find the discoveries a little […]

How Can an Ectomorph Get Bigger Legs?

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The key to more muscular legs as an ectomorph, or any other body type for that matter, is the performance of basic, compound exercises that hit the primary movers of the thighs (quadriceps and hamstrings) directly and without detrimental limitations and “distractions” coming from the stabilizing muscles. The logical choices are high-bar back squats, leg […]

Marvin Eder – Natty or Not?

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Marvin Eder (b.1931) is an iconic bodybuilder who competed in the late 40s and early 50s. He is known for his remarkable upper body strength and thick musculature – both displayed at a very young age. Eder’s strength accomplishments include a 515lbs/234kg bench press, weighted dips with 434lbs/197kg, loads of one arm pull-ups and a […]

11 Important Facts About TRT That Everyone Should Know

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1. TRT Propaganda Dates Back To the 1940s Over the last few years, the mainstream media has been heavily promoting the idea that modern men are losing their manliness due to a persistent fall of the average testosterone levels. It’s hardly a coincidence that a rise of TRT clinics accompanies those claims. Luckily, they have […]

How to Get a Bigger Chest for Ectomorphs [red pills]

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Many ectomorphs have fallen victim to the persistent brainwashing of the mainstream fitness media which continuously push the idea that skinny guys should train differently than everybody else. A medium degree of brain activation would reveal that this notion is based on manipulations designed to extract coins from men desperately trying to upgrade their bodies. […]