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Is the Zercher Squat Dangerous?

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The Zercher is a squat variation invented and popularized by the strongman and powerlifter Ed Zercher known for his straight-to-the-point attitude and incredible strength to bodyweight ratio. The bizarre cloak covering the exercise makes the movement risky in the eyes of the crowd. But is this really the case? The Zercher squat isn’t more dangerous […]

Weights Don’t Build the Confidence That You Think They Do. Fists Are Better.

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A couple of years ago, I was watching Olympic boxing with a guy conducting himself as a professor in everything. The category was 135lbs. He started laughing at the fighters for being skinny and light. I understand why. He is tall and has a large frame. The only way for him to weigh 135lbs would be an illness.   Yet I said: “If one of them […]

A Hater’s Synthesis II is ready.

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Hello, The book A Hater’s Synthesis II: No More Dreams is now complete. You can learn more about it here.

Why 5×5 Is Still an Overrated, Overhyped “Good Cop” Routine

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5×5 routines are supposed to be the cure for hungry naturals. They patch all the bugs that the bro splits have left behind. They are so good that if they were drugs, they would be illegal. Hence they are even better than drugs because they don’t have any side effects. You just do them and […]

9 Brutal Lies That Bodybuilders On Steroids Will Repeat Forever

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The envelope of the system often changes its color, but the underlying mechanisms remain the same as they exploit constants like the human nature. A poorly planned modification of the main blueprint can cut the juice to the money printer. Hence the old comics selling you push-ups on a chair and chest expanders as a […]

10 Weird and Nasty Things About Bodybuilding That People Rarely Talk About

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Muscle construction was once considered a niche for insecure men without a father figure. The storyline has changed. Now lifting is one of the neurotypical activities that even the hot and popular engage in. The fight against gravity symbolizes the modern struggle to ascension and manliness. For that reason, the bodybuilding theme often finds itself […]

Vegan Bodybuilders – Do They Take Steroids?

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The army of vegan bodybuilders has been increasing quickly. More and more fighters against atrophy are switching to plant-based fuel. One of the main traits characterizing the herb squad is the extra purity associated with the vegan label. The mainstream machine has convinced everyone that vegans are extremely compassionate individuals. If someone’s a vegan, he […]

Training Focus II – More Routines, More Salt

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Training Focus II is the second book from NattyOrNot.com’s series dedicated to the lifting aspect of the muscle game. It comes with more routines and essays on the iron world. The goal of the book is to reduce the fog and unrealistic expectations created by mainstream outlets focusing on quantity and repetition serving the main […]

The Inability To See That Your Desires Cannot Manifest

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When it comes to success, the 95/5 rule applies – only 5% of the population is successful. The rest 95% are servants/tech support/valets ensuring the existence of the world as you know it today. You may be reluctant to believe me, and I understand why – the megaphones called media only talk about the 5%. […]