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Rich Piana Died this morning. RIP

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iamskyhigh wrote:
Aug 26th, 2017 6:57 am
Never heard of this guy.

Next.
Nice valuable contribution bud
Firebolt wrote:
Feb 12th, 2016 1:09 pm
give lots of head for sick knee fadez, give lots of lap dances for ca$h wallet fades. Always pop that leg when kissing for dope honey combs, knee lots of mans in the crotch for killer whiskers, low ride like an og for them stacks. And traintracks? Only achievable by a legend in the denim game
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Supercooled wrote:
Aug 26th, 2017 11:55 am
I use to get so many videos of his suggested when I was following bodybuilding / fitness bodybuilding, etc. You know guys like Mike O'Hearn, Lee Priest, Lui Marco, Rob Riches, etc.

Piana was pumping himself so full of syntho, may be some of it leaked into his brain? I remember 95% of his channel comments were just hate messages. He looked like shit for someone who was only in his early 40s. Reminds me of washed up actors who just won't age gracefully.
Yes he had more more oil in his arms than all of Saudi Arabia’s national reserves but at least he was honest about it.
Firebolt wrote:
Feb 12th, 2016 1:09 pm
give lots of head for sick knee fadez, give lots of lap dances for ca$h wallet fades. Always pop that leg when kissing for dope honey combs, knee lots of mans in the crotch for killer whiskers, low ride like an og for them stacks. And traintracks? Only achievable by a legend in the denim game
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R I P, I am seen many of his videos over the years.

He was very honest about his use of steroids, He had an enlarged heart. I watched some videos and people started that he had a heart attach and then hit is head.

Its really sad to go at 46, when you know so much about "being healthy".
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That's exactly why this kind of passing is so tragic. These guys are the epitome of good diets minus the steroids. They watch what they eat, exercise and take care of their body, but then nonchalantly pump themselves full of steroids and other PED to give themselves that extra bit. I love the way Lee Priest looks but it's just not possible naturally. I guess what I'm saying is, if you're going to do something, jump in with both feet. Guys like Piana knew the risks and he didn't care which makes him such a folk hero. It doesn't matter what your game is; when you're at the top of your game, you will have haters.

It's kind of ironic how people on the outside looking in are saying how tragic this is but Rich is probably laughing it up. He lived and breathe his life style, I doubt he had an ounce of regret.
Moeeed wrote:
Aug 26th, 2017 4:53 pm
R I P, I am seen many of his videos over the years.

He was very honest about his use of steroids, He had an enlarged heart. I watched some videos and people started that he had a heart attach and then hit is head.

Its really sad to go at 46, when you know so much about "being healthy".
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Firebolt wrote:
Feb 12th, 2016 1:09 pm
give lots of head for sick knee fadez, give lots of lap dances for ca$h wallet fades. Always pop that leg when kissing for dope honey combs, knee lots of mans in the crotch for killer whiskers, low ride like an og for them stacks. And traintracks? Only achievable by a legend in the denim game
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tehwegz wrote:
Aug 26th, 2017 12:03 am
Singling out his steroid use is the most simpleton conversation you can have about this guy. Anyone can take a look at him and go "pfft steroids".

He was not perfect, he wasn't virtuous. And yet he was a great role model. He was open about everything and basically said: look, I take all this crap. My health isn't 100%. I do drugs, do a bunch of illegal crap, got arrested for possession with intent to sell, etc. He wasn't proud of any of it. He busted his butt to get to where he was in life. He amassed a fortune - and still a fortune to come as it's true you get more famous after death. I can see his products selling BIG TIME in wake of this.

He motivated tens of thousands not just in the gym, but outside of it as well, to also make something of themselves e.g. start a business, start a product line, invest/real estate/properties etc. I'd say the "Rich" in Rich Piana really lives up to the name. He was also rich in all other areas of life. But at the expense of his health, at the end of the day.

I had a chance to go get a photo with him at a Fitness Expo and bought some of his products as well. Great guy, fun to have a conversation with, open minded. Honest dude, and that Deadspin article is insanely correct in saying "what resonated with people was that Piana was their nightmare caricature of that one guy at the gym, but he gave you the flattering openness it takes years to earn in person."

Gonna miss him. I do admit to sitting through entire 50 minute videos per day for a year there, so I'm definitely feeling an empty void as with many avid Piana YouTube fans. The videos just made my day better and kept me right on track with my fitness goals/daily life. And the commitment the guy had to providing content daily - that was no easy task, mad respect to how much content he gave to his fans.

RIP, they always said Piana was "leaving humanity behind".
Reading this almost made me forget he was a racist.
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Firebolt wrote:
Feb 12th, 2016 1:09 pm
give lots of head for sick knee fadez, give lots of lap dances for ca$h wallet fades. Always pop that leg when kissing for dope honey combs, knee lots of mans in the crotch for killer whiskers, low ride like an og for them stacks. And traintracks? Only achievable by a legend in the denim game
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RIP... at least he was honest about his steroid usage unlike other "natural" bodybuilders
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wal3145 wrote:
Aug 26th, 2017 9:26 am
So you think without all that steroids, he would have gotten that body?
You have major reading comprehension issues.
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He injected pmma not synthol... Prolly died from oding on opiates... His gf claimed snorting pre workouts lol
Ticking time bomb with all that sh*t he took
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