Category Archives: the basics

The Compound Movement Lie

| July 10, 2019 by Truth Seeker |

The first thing they tell you when you join the iron game is that you should focus on compound movements if you want to gain real muscle mass. The choice is always the same – squat, bench, deadlift, overhead press, pull-ups.   The noobs are brainwashed into thinking that slaving to those exercises will give them […]

The Manosphere’s Obsession with Testosterone Boosting and TRT Will You Gain More Mass If You Boost Your Test Naturally?

| October 10, 2018 by Truth Seeker |

The idea that modern men have the testosterone levels of a castrated mummy is dominant in the manosphere circle. “Get your levels checked asap!” is a common bro advice. How can you boost your test? There are two ways to accomplish this task – naturally and artificially. The natural way involves nutritional and behavioral changes […]

Why Athletes Should Be Free to Take as Many Steroids as They Want

| September 29, 2018 by Truth Seeker |

If you don’t pay attention, it’s not difficult to conclude that the masters and their regulators are highly invested in your comfort and salvation… that they are bothering you because they care. A little experience and brain activation should reveal that the plasticity of the structure goes deeper than that. Behind the official statement, there […]

The Art of Training as Little as Possible – Solid Gains, Minimal Effort

| September 21, 2018 by Truth Seeker |

HarryTheBicepsFlexKilla overheard two bros talking while packing his gym bag: “When did you arrive, brah?” “1 hour ago.” “Pfff. Been here since 5 p.m.” Harry looked at his watch – it was almost 8 in the evening. Maybe this is why JohnnyTheTrenInjector is so big? Maybe the secret to extraterrestrial gains is prolonged servitude in […]

How To Make The Program Starting Strength Work For Aesthetics (Don’t get FAT)

| November 27, 2017 by Truth Seeker |

Harry The BicepsFlexKilla woke up with that gnawing, almost corrosive feeling of imperfection that now and then captures the blood pump of every human, shakes the homeostasis and installs a pernicious grimace mixed with bewilderment on the face of the victim. Harry had been fighting against the inadequacy and incompleteness in his heart for a […]

10 Things That Every Natural Bodybuilder Should Learn to Reclaim His Freedom

| November 6, 2017 by Truth Seeker |

The desire to acquire a physique emitting radiance of alpha waves easily transforms natties into obedient minions buying tickets for a movie they didn’t even choose. I was one of those kids once. My eyes were also charged with the light of a passion, or should I say ego and greed, that burns as intensely […]

Real World Bodybuilding Tips, Exposed Myths and More NattyOrNot.com 2 Year Anniversary Edition Post

| March 4, 2016 by Truth Seeker |

The one and only website NattyOrNot.com came to this world 2 years ago, but the events that led to its creation go back a whole decade. A decade full of mad stories, sick obsession, retardism, delusions, frustration, endless hours in forums, starvation, bulking, culking, cutting, screams, grunting, sweat, mockery, and emotional pain. Believe it or […]

How Strong Can You Get Without Gaining Weight #chicken strength

| April 19, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

More muscle mass equals more strength? Physical strength is the ability to exert a sufficient amount of force against resistance through dynamic or static muscular contractions in order to move or stabilize an object in a voluntary manner. Therefore, bigger muscles cannot possibly interfere with that task unless the range of motion is affected negatively […]

Bodybuilding: How much should I rest between sets?

| April 12, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

Conventional bodybuilding wisdom a.k.a. the special kind of stupidity found in muscle magazines says that 60-90 seconds rest periods are optimal for “hypertrophy training”. As always, the ghost writers “forget” to tell you that steroids are the actual driving engine behind modern growth. Honestly, the rest periods between sets make no difference whatsoever. Besides, resting only 1-2 minutes […]