Category Archives: training

Elbow Tendonitis Cure For Bodybuilders

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Elbow tendonitis is very common among bodybuilders. Naive beginner lifters often overestimate their actual work capacity and overtrain. Since the tendons around the elbow joint participate in every gripping motion, they are easy to overwork. Elbow tendonitis progresses relatively slowly. The symptoms increase with time, and at one point, even opening a can of tuna […]

5 Benefits Of Being a Steroid FREE Bodybuilder

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The muscular men in the muscles magazines may look amazing, but there is more to the story. As Guru from Gangstarr has said in the song Moment of Truth: Actions have reactions, don’t be quick to judge You may not know the harships people don’t speak of It’s best to step back, and observe with […]

Steroid Addiction and Depression

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Bodybuilders have big and demanding egos. The thong warriors want to be admired and perceived as unstoppable freaks. The high that one gets from absorbing people’s attention is incredibly addictive.  And since the better part of the growth and glamor comes from steroids – most bodybuilders never want to live separated from the needle. A […]

High Intensity Training Is Not For Natural Bodybuilders Either

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High-Intensity training (HIT) was popularized by Arthur Jones, Mike Mentzer, and Dorian Yates. The main idea behind it was that bodybuilders are overtraining and would benefit greatly from a workload drop. HIT requires the lifter to reduce the working sets to one while increasing the rest between the training days. It was not uncommon to […]

The Most Dangerous Shoulder Exercises

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The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. This property puts it in a vulnerable position during many exercises. Technically, the shoulder can take a lot of abuse, but once it’s hurt – it’s never the same. Below is a list of dangerous shoulder exercises. In general, if you are not prepared and […]

Building a Big Chest with Just Push-ups?

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A few years ago, I used to pass by a crew of men doing dips, push-ups and pull-ups at a local playground equipped with bars. I thought that all of them were basically idiots because a popular gym where ”real men” were doing ”real training” a.k.a. lifting weights was just 10 steps away. When the […]

Fake Natural Bodybuilders Have The “Photoshop” Look

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If it looks too good to be true, it was probably made in Photoshop. The Photoshop look common for bodybuilders and fitness models on heavy steroids represents a physique that is muscular, full and dry. The skin of the PhotoShop athlete is as thin as the skin on the back of your hand. This conditioning […]

Bodyweight Exercises Will Save You Money

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Natural bodybuilders believe that lifting weights is the only way to get big. They pump up their muscles in the gym, flex in front of the mirror and feel happy when a bee stings their biceps. What did you expect? We live in a world worshiping the biceps, kid. People have been successfully convinced that […]

Reach Your Muscular Potential With Bodyweight Exercises?

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Hypertrophy can be achieved through bodyweight exercises. Resistance is resistance after all. The body does not know the difference between push-ups and bench presses. It only knows that both hurt. The maximum muscular potential of many upper body parts can be reached solely through bodyweight exercises. There are many reasons why people dismiss bodyweight training. […]

Building Wide Lats As a Natural Bodybuilder

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The latissimus dorsi is the biggest muscle in the upper body.  Its primary function is to pull the humerus (upper arm) down and close to the body. The lats also participate in spinal extension. The workout below is designed for natural bodybuilders and recreational lifters. It may seem strange to some, but it consists of […]

10 Myths About Barbell Squats

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Myth 1: Squats will make your waist bigger and “spoil” your physique Many bodybuilders believe that their midsections will get out of proportion if they perform heavy squats regularly. While it’s true that squats strengthen your abdominal muscles, your abs will never get so big that they look out of proportion. The grotesque guts that […]

20 Myths About Six Pack Abs

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Myth 1: Women are attracted to males with “shredded” abs Many fitness enthusiasts start training to impress the opposite sex. They believe that having a set of solid razor sharp six-pack abs will “get them the girls”. This is the epitome of delusional thinking. Having a six-pack may be a bonus, but being a slave […]