Victims of Synthol: How Bodybuilders Are Injecting Fat Into Their Arms

Some bodybuilders are turning to extreme methods in order to achieve the perfect pecs.  Some went too far by making a dangerous injections. They risks serious infection or even death, for their looks.


Synthol was concocted in the 1990s by the bodybuilding guru Chris Clarke. It’s a ‘site enhancement oil’, consisting of fatty acids that accumulate in the muscle tissue where you inject the oil. As a result muscles grow at a fantastic rate. Injecting Synthol does nothing to increase muscular performance.

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Everybody can get big by using anabolic steroids, but big does not always equal better. First, it could be very dangerous if the injections are not done properly and secondly, look how it deforms their bodies.

Don’t try this at home kids.

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