Category Archives: noob questions

Protein Bars: Do you really need waffles with protein?

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What’s a protein bar? Protein bars are waffles loaded with whey/soy/whatever protein in powder form. Their purpose is to serve as a quick source of protein. A typical large bar contains the following: Protein: 20-30 grams Fat: 20-30 grams Carbs: 25-30 grams Calories: 450-600kcal Are protein bars really needed for muscle growth? The supplement companies want […]

Does Olympic Weightlifting Really Build Muscle?

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Besides high levels of strength and explosiveness, most Olympic weightlifters display a solid muscular development too. This raises a question – can a man develop a large musculature by doing the two Olympic lifts (snatch and clean & jerk) and their variations? Size Vs. Strength Olympic weightlifters and bodybuilders are a very good example that […]

Why is bodybuilding so complicated?

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“Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple.”  – Pete Seeger Confuse, Control and Enslave  When somebody is ignorant you can make him or her believe that the Earth is a square and the Sun is actually the Moon. If they don’t know any better, they will believe […]

Why are powerlifters fat?

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Many popular powerlifters are in possession of big unaesthetic guts, resemble walking refrigerators, and experience significant difficulties in putting on shoes. An average person would never think that these guys are training hard because they are just way too fat and unhealthy looking. Does fat help you lift more weight? Even though fat isn’t a contractile […]

The HodgeTwins – Kings Of BroScience

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The HodgeTwins are the owners of the super popular YouTube Fitness channel Twin Muscle Workout. They upload videos every day and share their opinion on training and bodybuilding with millions of people. There’s nothing bad about this except the fact that most videos are full of inarticulate speech and broscience. The HodgeTwins’ uploads lost their […]

Strength Training For Women – Don’t Be Scared Of Barbells

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Most women have been brainwashed to believe that strength training is dangerous and reserved for males. That’s why there are so many cardio bunnies in most commercial gyms. Women go from one cardio machine to another, and while cardio is not bad in itself, there’s much more to training. Women may be weaker than most men, but […]

Are Hollywood Actors Taking Steroids To Secure Roles?

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Succeeding in Hollywood is what most people consider heaven on Earth. Everybody wants to be rich and famous. Everybody wants to be a star. The society has been conditioned to seek those things since birth. For that reason, people are willing to do whatever it takes to be successful in the materialistic world of Hollywood. As […]

Are Deadlifts Bad For Your Back?

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People have been calling deadlifts ”back snappers” because they put a lot of stress on the back. Consequently, many stay away from deadlifts due to fear of back injury. But are deadlifts really that scary? Are they bad for your back? Anything can hurt you when it’s done the wrong way. People hurt themselves doing […]

Is The Furious Pete a Natural Bodybuilder?

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Peter Czerwinski a.k.a .The Furious Pete is an Internet celebrity who has a YouTube channel dedicated to fitness and muscle building. He presents a really solid physique, and many of his followers see him as a true inspiration. However, is he a natural bodybuilder? 1.The Furious Pete is a pretty big dude At 6’2″ – […]

I Want To Lose Weight. Should I Buy a Treadmill?

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It may surprise some of you, but you don’t have to buy anything to lose body fat. In fact, you buying extra things is what made you a citizen of Fatsoland. To lose body fat, you need to diet and fix your poor nutritional habits. Plain and simple. Proper nutrition makes the biggest difference. Cardio always […]

Is Dwayne Johnson On Steroids?

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Dwayne Johnson, better known among teenagers as The Rock, is one of the most muscular Hollywood celebrities. He was initially a football player, then a wrestler, and now, he is a movie star with a very high status. The Rock is not particularly famous for his acting skills, but his physique has won him many roles. Since […]