So I guess the general theme this week is "hormones". So the next topic that we're going to cover was sent in by Jason and this is about steroid muscle vs natural muscle. This is a tricky topic because most celebrities, athletes and bodybuilders don't admit or disclose the drugs they use so it's hard to match a look with the drugs it took to get that look. In other words, … [Read more...] about Steroid Muscle vs Natural Muscle
Here is a good comparison picture of Eugen Sandow vs Arnold Schwarzenegger. Eugen Sandow is known as the first real bodybuilder and gained international fame for doing the first bodybuilding style poses for crowds of people. The interesting thing is that he died 10 years before testosterone was discovered... so you know he could have never used steroids. Eugen Sandow vs … [Read more...] about A Steroid Free Bodybuilder You Can Trust – Eugen Sandow
It's becoming apparent that many of our society norms or the 'mores' that we come to accept as normal might not add up to what our bodies are built to think is normal. In modern western societies the availability and amount of food we've come to accept as normal is actually causing a health crisis. Obesity, diabetes, CVD and the various inflammatory disorders that are … [Read more...] about Biology vs Society
Alek sent in a very interesting question. He simply asked what are the real objective reasons for not using steroids. This is a good question because there is much misinformation about steroids in the general media, and the side effects and potential negative effects are usually associated with massive doses. What then are the objective reasons to avoid steroid … [Read more...] about Should You Use Steroids or Not?
Bodybuilding isn't a display of discipline in the gym, or superior work ethic, or good program design, or superior genetics. It's mostly a display of access to and willingness to take drugs of all kinds. To get anywhere in bodybuilding some combination of the following types of drugs will commonly be used. Testosterone and its derivatives (both oral and injectable) Diuretics … [Read more...] about Steroids, Stimulants and Diuretics = Bodybuilding