SHAWN OAKMAN – Genetic perfection for football or steroids?

Looking at Shawn Oakham and you would be forgiven to think he is a body builder.  He is ripped, jacked, explosive, strong and what the trainers are calling ‘…the most genetically gifted athlete…’ He can bench 403lbs and do weighted pull-ups with 120lbs strapped to him for 4 reps, weighs a very useful 271lbs whilst carrying just 6% body fat! Now, the sceptics […]

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Mark Bell’s life training story

If you’re into your lifting and you haven’t seen ‘Bigger Stronger Faster’ you need to and quickly. It’s a great movie about steroid use in sport and why US culture is obsessed with being Bigger Stronger Faster. The director includes his own brothers in the documentary, both of which are steroid users who participated in wrestling, football and powerlifting at professional levels. Mark […]

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What is Nitric Oxide?

There’s a lot of bumf on the internet about Nitric Oxide and plenty of supplements out there trying to part you and your cash in return for ‘amazing’ results.  Well, they weren’t using nitric oxide in the golden ear of body building as they weren’t using lots of supplements that are found on the market today yet they still produced […]

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Ric Drasin: Bodybuilders diet of the 70’s

Everyone harps on about the ‘Golden Era’ of bodybuilding, and for good reason too, some of the best bodies were chiselled in that era before things went freakish… Ric delves into the diets of these legends  before the drugs were turned up to 11 and the further development of supplements. Things were pretty simple back then…

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