Today we’re going to be attempting to answer the question of is Kali Muscle on steroids or natural?
If you’re serious about bodybuilding and getting into shape.
You’ll know how important it is to be consistent with your diet and with your training.
For some people, however, this just isn’t enough and the need for a little ‘help’ becomes too great to ignore.
Like it or not, but anabolic steroids are.
For many, synonymous with bodybuilding for a whole variety of different reasons.
Anabolic steroids are dangerous.
We’re not disputing that, but they are also pretty misunderstood.
People seem to think that you can simply inject steroids.
Or swallow them, and then sit on your backside and watch your muscles grow right before your eyes.
This is nonsense.
If you are taking steroids you still need to put the hard work in.
In fact, some would argue that you have to work harder because it is so tough to hold onto your gains once you jump off a cycle.
Kali Muscle is quite the polarizing figure in bodybuilding.
With many accusing him of using anabolic steroids to get to the level that he is at today.
Because of this, we’re going to be looking at whether we believe Kali Muscle is on steroids or natural.
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Before we get the ball rolling, it’s important to get the legal stuff out of the way first.
We are in no way associated with Kali Muscle.
And we certainly do not know for certain what he has, and has not.
Used to help him build his physique.
The content of this article should not be interpreted as factual as it is based purely on speculation on our part.
We have no access to Kali Muscle’s medical history or personal details.
And we certainly don’t know whether he has used steroids.
While we don’t condone the use of steroids.
We certainly don’t judge those that use them either.
So, now that that’s out of the way.
Let’s answer the question of is Kali Muscle on steroids or natural.
Kali Muscle is one of the most recognized figures in the world of fitness and bodybuilding today.
And he has quite the following.
Kali is an individual that has his fingers in many pies.
Not only is he a bodybuilder, but he is also a social media fitness guru, an entrepreneur, an actor, and somewhat of a minor celebrity.
Considering he wasn’t competing at an elite level like the likes of Jay Cutler, Ronnie Coleman, Phil Heath, Shawn Rhoden, etc.
Kali Muscle is a genetic freak, whether he is in gear or not.
He stands at 5ft 9 inches tall and weighs in at more than 240 pounds.
What’s more, those 240 pounds is a good weight as well.
As he has barely an ounce of fat on his body.
The best word to describe Kali’s physique would be ‘freaky’.
Needless to say, Kali Muscle isn’t his real name.
But in truth, nobody is quite sure what it is.
Kali claims to keep it a secret because of his former gang-affiliation and past life as a criminal.
Kali now lives a happy and straight and narrow life and is reaping the rewards of turning his life around.
Kali Muscle is now aged 43.
He was born back in 1975 in one of the roughest cities in America, Oakland.
Oakland, Ca had, and still does in fact, a reputation for being a hotspot for gang activity.
Oakland had a lot of crime back then and is certainly not a city for the weak.
Though he studied at school, gang activity and crime were everywhere, and life at home wasn’t much better.
At home his stepfather was allegedly violent, so life was tough.
Kali admits to trying to stay out of trouble by working out in the gym after school.
Rather than hanging around on the streets.
When he was in his teens, he started working at a gym in order to obtain free membership to train and to make a little money on the side.
Academically, he came up a little short, but when it came to sports and leisure.
That’s where he really excelled.
Kali was a very talented football player and wrestler and showed huge potential.
He proved so good at football in fact, that he attended Fresno State to play college football.
Things were going great until sadly his brother was shot and killed.
This rocked Kali and he lost focus with his training and went off the rails.
He fell in with the wrong crowd and began partaking in gang activities.
Though he is deeply ashamed.
He was arrested for robbery and he spent 11 years behind bars.
Though his time in jail was awful.
Kali says that the one good thing to come from his time behind bars was his passion for fitness.
Kali was forced to come up with his own workout programs.
Many of which were based on plyometrics, as he wasn’t allowed to use weights.
The officers in jail banned the use of weights and bars because they could potentially be used as weapons.
Kali started working out religiously in his cell and his body started to respond favorably to the training.
When Kali was released from prison, he made the decision to go straight and opted to turn his life around.
He credits his passion for fitness for helping him to do exactly that.
He started lifting weights, experimenting with his diet and signed up for bodybuilding shows to keep him complacent.
He won the Mr. California contest back in 2012 and also landed the odd acting role here and there as well.
He also became a motivational speaker and started giving speeches to young kids to encourage them to stay on the straight and narrow rather than ending up in jail as he did.
He even wrote a book called Xcon to Icon.
Which proved fairly popular.
Kali started earning a reputation for himself due to his insane physique and as social media became more popular, so too did Kali.
Kali now has more than 2 million followers on his various social media channels and was able to create a very successful YouTube channel as a result.
Because of his huge frame, however, many people have accused Kali Muscle of using steroids to build his body, but is there any truth to these accusations?
Though he claimed to be natural, many skeptics out there aren’t so sure.
Are they simply trolling Kali because they’re jealous of his success?
Or do they have a strong reason to believe that Kali is, in fact, using steroids?
Let’s try to answer the question of is Kali Muscle on steroids or natural, once and for all:
One piece of evidence that appears to work in Kali’s favor.
Is the fact that he has claimed to be natural.
You see, most steroid users will avoid talking about steroids like the plague, and will only answer if pressed.
They will normally quickly deny that they’re using steroids, laugh nervously, before quickly changing the subject.
Kali, however, not only acknowledges these accusations but he also emphatically denies them.
He claims to be natural and states that he never took steroids in prison and that getting steroids in prison would be almost impossible.
Kali claims that he was born to be a bodybuilder and that he was simply born with superior genetics.
Kali Muscle is a freak, in fact, another nickname of his is Mr. Muscle.
Kali is 5ft 9 and weighs in at more than 240 pounds.
Just to put this into context.
When Arnold Schwarzenegger was dominating the Olympia stage during the 70s.
He himself competed at around 240 pounds, and he was huge such as Kris Gethin Case.
Now, Arnold was 6ft 2, yet Kali is 5 inches shorter at 5ft 9, yet he weighs the same as a prime Arnold.
Arnold admitted to using steroids.
When legal, to get to his stage size, yet Kali claims to be all-natural.
You don’t have to be a genius to figure out that something doesn’t quite add up there.
There are plenty of guys out there at 5ft 9 that weigh upwards of 240 pounds.
The problem is that these guys are usually 240 pounds of mainly fat.
Sadly, it’s easy to be an out-of-shape 240.
But being an in-shape 240 is much harder.
To say that Kali Muscle is in-shape is a bit of an understatement, as he looks insane.
Kali has incredible vascularity and muscle definition all-year.
He also has visible ABS constantly as he averages out at just 7% body fat, even off-season.
When competing for these numbers are closer to 4% body fat.
To get to that low amount of body fat, with the amount of size and muscle that Kali has been extremely tough on steroids, let alone naturally.
Could Kali simply have been blessed with god-tier genetics?
Or could he have used steroids to help him nail his insane condition!
If you look into Kali’s contest history.
Which claims to be a natural organization.
They do indeed test their athletes, but the testing process is a bit of a joke if truth be told.
You see, the NPC doesn’t always test their athletes.
They don’t publish the results, and when they do.
They tell athletes when they will be tested.
Athletes are always tested AFTER competing.
This is therefore nowhere near as effective as random drug tests because athletes know when they’re being tested and can, therefore, plan their cycles accordingly.
Knowing how long a steroid stays in your system will.
Therefore, allow you to plan a cycle so that the steroids are out of your system once your show is over.
Kali could well have been tested.
But he could easily have gotten around the test with careful planning, and besides which, there is no way of telling whether he passed or failed.
The YouTube fitness community has a wealth of possibilities for marketing yourself and making some serious money.
And Kali knows this all too well because he has done exactly that.
The problem is that so having countless others, and things do sometimes get competitive.
Several YouTube channels have accused Kali of purchasing steroids from Richard Rodriguez of the infamous Iron-Addicts Gym, Miami.
They accuse him of using steroids and of recommending steroids in exchange for money.
Kali denies these accusations and has accused the channels of simply using his name to grow their number of subscribers by trying to create drama and controversy.
Though not a steroid, human growth hormone, or HGH.
Is often used by bodybuilders as part of a steroid cycle to assist with muscle growth, performance, and recovery.
HGH in high doses, causes the internal organs to swell and expand in size.
Which then makes the abdomen look swollen and pregnant because the organs are literally pushing on it.
If you look at pictures of Kali.
He does appear to have a bit of an HGH gut or Palumboism like Mike Rashid.
Which could be an indication of HGH use and potential steroid use.
Based on the evidence listed above, and our existing knowledge of steroids.
We believe that Kali Muscle could be using steroids based upon his sheer size and condition.
Though we have no way of knowing for certain.
We’d say that the Tren cycle, Test-E, Anavar cycle, and HGH could all potentially be part of his cycle.
If he is using of course.
Reda is an ACE Certified Nutritionist, Brazilian jiu-jitsu purple belt and bodybuilder with 11 years of experience. He's been published on many influential websites such as lifehack.org, Wealthy Gorilla, Good Men Project and more.