Category Archives: diet

Starting Strength vs. P90X: Retrospective and Random thoughts

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I spent the last two days reviving old memories from the beginning of my journey in the land of muscle construction. I did an online search for two legendary muscle scholars – the creator of P90X Tony Horton and the author of Starting Strength Mark Rippetoe. Those two have sold millions of books and DVDs which makes them […]

Are Vegan Bodybuilders Natural or Are They Using Anabolic Steroids?

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According to my inbox, people really want to know how so many vegans are getting lean and mean. It appears that muscular vegans have developed an aura of pureness around them. This makes the crowd hope that veganism could be both – respectful to the animal kingdom and anabolic. After all, vegans would never put anything unhealthy in […]

Getting Ripped: What Boxers Can Teach Us about Getting Shredded

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“How much do you weigh?” is a popular question in commercial gyms. During the cold season, people boost the number, but as soon as the summer kicks in, the firmness in the tone disappears. Why? Because the fat gut popping under the XXL shirt immediately devalues the number. Does it matter that you weigh 220 pounds […]

Get Six Pack Abs: Useful Tips, Observations and Nostalgia

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The term “six pack abs” has produced many millionaires. Even today, quick six pack abs solutions remain a very effective technique to make money in the fitness industry. Back in the day, I was a severe victim of the six pack abs propaganda too. As a teenager, I spent one summer doing all kinds of […]

The Truth about Bulking: Permabulkers and Fat Makers Exposed

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Selling lies to natural bodybuilders and naive teenagers looking to get big has been a lucrative investment for many fitness gurus. A lot of deception resides in the false idea that bulking a.k.a. force-feeding yourself leads to larger muscles. The bulking method is backed by the idea that all big bodybuilders consume a large amount […]

The Unjustified Fear of Losing Muscle During Dieting

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Fear of losing muscle is common for bodybuilders, fitness models, and recreational lifters. Many muscle constructors believe that a few hours without protein in the system can initiate catabolic processes a.k.a. muscle loss. Similar thoughts often result in incredible anxiety. Consequently, some lifters start walking around with funny plastic protein bottles and pre-cooked meals carefully […]

Why am I fat? Because you have fallen into the trap of modern society.

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I said it many times: this world is cursed. It’s a prison planet whose rulers want to steal your energy. People have become bio-robots deprived of critical thinking and originality. We have been degraded to morons who love their servitude and live to serve. We are lost in marketing. Everyone’s priority is to make money […]

Bodybuilders Eat Junk Food All The Time

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A young boy asked a huge bodybuilder: “How do I get big, sensei?” The huge bodybuilder smiled and replied: “Solid nutrition and training!” As one could expect, this is the blue pill. There’s nothing special about the training of professional bodybuilders. And as far as nutrition is concerned, we have to tell you a secret […]

How To Get Rid Of Face Fat?

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The body is built to survive. Regardless of what you do to the organism, it always reacts by activating its survival mechanisms. When a person supplies his or her body with more energy than needed, the excess is stored as fat cells for later use. After all, you never know when you will have to […]

How Much Protein To Build Muscle?

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The word “protein” comes from the Greek “prōteios” which stands for “of the first quality”. In other words, protein is considered an essential macronutrient. The body uses protein as a building block for the construction of everything – from muscle to hair.  The supplement industry has convinced most natural bodybuilders that a man can’t build muscle […]