Veteran Bodybuilder and Coach Calls Out “Another Big Trend of Moronic Influencers” as He Emphasizes on the Importance of Proper Recovery

Published 12/08/2023, 4:31 AM EST

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The Internet has become a convenient platform for the fitness community to share their experience and try new things. This is exactly how a trend starts. However, it has its problems. The budding bodybuilders who are ready to try on any trend and follow any tips find it hard to distinguish between the right and the wrong one. Hence Marc Lobliner found it necessary to talk about one such trend that can be more harmful than it seems.

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Marc Lobliner, the MTS Nutrition CEO, is an IFBB Pro bodybuilder. Lately, he has become one of the rising fitness influencers on Instagram. With over 150K followers, the bodybuilder recently chose to dismiss the trending concept of sleep deprivation for the sake of more grind.

Marc Lobliner’s disapproval of sleep deprivation

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Through his Instagram reel, Lobliner specified how Sleep is scientifically proven to be one of the most required elements in humans. He suggested how, due to sleep deprivation, the risk of heart attack increases as well. He took a dig at the influencers who promote this. In Lobliner’s words, “Another big trend of moronic influencers telling their followers not to sleep so they can “chase that bag” and whatever other fake BS they’re peddling.”

 

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In his post, Lobliner did not hesitate, however, to accept that at one point in time, he also thought in favor of sleep deprivation. But he has stepped away from that after learning about the wonders sleep can do. In this relation, he emphasized the correlation between sleep and men’s testosterone levels. He added, “Testosterone production follows a daily rhythm, peaking during REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep. This phase of deep sleep is when the body repairs itself, and critical hormonal secretions occur.”

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Marc Lobliner does not dismiss the advantages of the internet, however. Recently, after coming across Eddie Hall’s son’s lifting post, the bodybuilder made a proposal to the young Hall.

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Marc Lobliner’s proposal: Hall vs Lobliner

In one of his recent posts, Marc Lobliner expressed how Eddie Hall’s son’s lift had been mighty impressive. Hence, he proposed a lift-off between Hall’s son and his own, who is a year younger and 40lbs lighter. He also suggested donating the money to the charity. The bodybuilder wrote, “We can easily convert this hex-bar to a straight bar and will as soon as Preston is 13 and old enough to compete in powerlifting.”

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Having high goals for the sport of bodybuilding is often praised in the fitness community. However, compromising one’s sleep for the sake of it has more complications than just a bit of sleep deprivation. As Marc Lobliner discloses the scientific disadvantages, do you think the trend has any strong defending standpoint?

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Pritha Halder

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I'm Pritha Halder, your everyday spokon fanatic. Spokon is the Japanese term for sports manga and anime. Rather strangely, this was the root from which my love for competitive bodybuilding blossomed.
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