Hitting a new low.
Bodybuilding is far from the simplest of tasks. There’s a reason why so many people have trouble getting into the shape that they want. For one thing it requires dedication. It isn’t easy to put yourself through the mild torture of a bodybuilding training. To show up to the gym day in and day out in order to improve your physique can be daunting. Sticking to a diet is also extremely difficult for many individuals who would rather have variety in their life rather than sticking to a systematic program of nutrition. But there are some lazy people out there who would rather look the part from unnatural means.
Synthol users are clearly some of the more hated individuals in the bodybuilding world. Why is there so much hatred? Because these synthol offenders inject themselves with oil in hopes of looking like they work hard then have the audacity to claim that all their muscle growth is due to hard work and dedication like they were any other bodybuilder. It smears the name of bodybuilding and gives undue attention to people to lazy to put in the work required to make a change to their physique through hard training.
But it appears that synthol offenders have started a trend that is only getting worse. Now it seems that there are individuals out there injecting cooking oils into their muscles in the hopes of looking like a legit bodybuilder. That’s right, coconut oil injections is apparently a thing now as a 25 year old UK bodybuilder admitted to using the cooking oil in his arms in hopes of looking the part of a well muscled athlete.
“The doctors conducted an MRI, and once the more detailed scan confirmed the cysts in his arm, the man confessed: He injected coconut oil into the belly of his right arm muscle. There, he hoped the fatty globules would improve the size and definition of his muscles as he waited on the ruptured tendon.”
For the full story head over to the Washington Post article that details everything.
What’s your take on this apparent new trend?