Category Archives: noob questions

Is The Powerlifter Dan Green Natural?

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Many lifters aspire to acquire the so-called “power look” presented by powerlifters such as Dan Green. He has a very thick and powerful physique that just screams: “Strength!” However, many uninformed beginners tend to believe that they can achieve a similar muscular development naturally – without the use of anabolic steroids. Unfortunately, this is not […]

Learn How To Squat: The Perfect Squat Stance

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In the section below, I will present you some of the common mistakes linked to the squat stance. 1.Too Narrow The most common problem originating from an excessively narrow stance is a failure to squat deep. When your squat stance is too narrow, reaching depth is harder because the mid-section clashes against the legs. A […]

Christmas Tree Lower Back For Natural Bodybuilders

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The term “Christmas tree lower back” is a bodybuilding slang describing lean and detailed spinal erectors around the lumbar area. When the fat around the lower back region is reduced to a minimum, the area resembles a Christmas tree. The term emerged in the 70s after Sammir Bannout brought the idea of back conditioning to […]

Activate The Chest When You Bench Press

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In this post, I will present you a couple of ways to increase the involvement of the chest muscles in the bench press. 1. Lower the weight Your ego may hate it, but learning proper form requires a reduction of the load. You can’t make effective changes to your technique with heavy weights. The body […]

Plazma Reactive Pump – Honest Review | It’s scammy

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In this post, nattyornot will reveal the nonsense hidden behind Plazma Reactive Pump advertised by T-Nation.com. 1.The supplement Plazma Reactive Pump is advertised by a heavy steroid user – John Meadows. 1.1 John Meadows is 5’6” (167 cm) and weighs 230 lbs (105 kg) at 5-8% body fat. This means that he is the size […]

3 Squat Substitutes That Work

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The exercises below will develop leg strength and mass when you are not in a position to squat with a barbell. 1.Kettlebell Front Squats The kettlebell may be highly overrated, but it’s nevertheless a great tool for front squats since you can hold heavy weights in a relatively comfortable position. When doing kettlebell front squats, […]

Fake Strength: Quit Ego Lifting and Build Muscle

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Everybody has seen the guy who would rather die than bench press less than his training partners. When you sacrifice form for weight on the bar, you are essentially developing fake strength and training your ego, not your muscles. It would be naive to ignore the indisputable fact that everybody goes to the gym to […]

Deload – The Key To Successful Bodybuilding Routines

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Lifting the same keeps you the same. To get to new levels of strength and muscle mass, you have to improve. Yet adding weight to the bar forever is not an option. After 6-12 weeks of hard work and progressive overload you need a deload phase. The deload phase is simply a period when you […]

How To Choose a Bodybuilding Routine – Beginner’s Guide

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Here’s a guide that will help you cut through the disinformation and false claims when choosing a bodybuilding plan. 1.Who’s the source? The author of the program is very important because everyone has an agenda. For example, if you follow a routine written by T-Nation‘s employees, you will be advised to buy a lot of […]

10 Hard Truths About Bodybuilding

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1.You can’t be big and shredded as a natural bodybuilder. As a natural bodybuilder, you are limited. You cannot have the mass and conditioning of guys like Kali Muscle by just “eating and training right”. It’s not going to happen no matter what kind of routine you follow. It’s all a scam. 2.Supplements are a […]

Getting Bigger Arms On Starting Strength?

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Starting Strength by Mark Rippetoe is still one of the most popular routines for beginners. Legend has it that skinny men can experience steroid-like growth when the routine is coupled with the nutritional ”plan” GOMAD. Unfortunately, the after results do not look promising at all. Most people just get to about 25% body fat, add […]

Steroids Are Not Just The Finishing Touch

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Anabolic steroids have been a part of bodybuilding since the very beginning. Testosterone was already available in the 1930s. Bodybuilding is a sport/activity/beauty contest entirely depending on steroids. A common trend among bodybuilders is to downsize the importance of anabolic steroids. They want the general public to believe that drugs are only a small part […]