He’s known as the “Synthol Prince of Russia,” “
Pumping the oil into one’s arms, instead of pumping iron, can cause them to enlarge to bizarre proportions. Doing this does not improve strength though, the
People get hooked on injecting
Tereshin turned to bodybuilding after serving in the army. He took the short route and chose
He even calls himself “Slacker” on his YouTube and Instagram accounts.
“Synthol is safe. But all people are cowards in this world. No hotshot is unwilling to improve their body,” Tereshin says. Naturally, he considers himself one such hotshot - and has no fear.
He idolizes Brazilian
Tereshin prefers to ignore the doctor’s advice.
Next, Tereshin plans to enlarge his shoulders, chest, and legs. He also wants to cover his whole body in tattoos, have a dentist whittle his teeth into vampire fangs, and change the color of his eyes.
“I will be popular around the world. Nobody will be able to create a body like mine,” he tells his YouTube followers. “My aim and my dream is to become different from others,” he adds.
Tereshin has been drumming up interest in the media and online. He’s featured in several articles and talk shows.
His YouTube channel and Instagram have many followers, but not everyone is a fan. Each of his videos is slammed with hundreds of negative comments: Some tell him to stop, others say there’s no happy ending to his story.
People are shocked that he’s ignoring medical advice. Some professional sportsmen have also told him to stop. As for his parents, they also don’t approve of his radical transformation. But Tereshin doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon.
But the medical world doesn’t agree. During one TV show featuring Tereshin his doctor told him abscesses are forming on his hands. Worst case scenario: They could be amputated.
Kirill Sarychev, a Russian powerlifter and multiple world record holder, has offered to train Tereshin for free, to help him sculpt his body naturally - the only condition, that he stopped injecting. Tereshin refused. Let’s hope he comes to his senses soon.
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