Video for Gymchat 252 - Alpha Aesthetics (Personal Development In The 21st Century with Omar Atlas)

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Thanks again to everyone who watched and joined in the discussion Gymchat 252 - Alpha Aesthetics (Personal Development In The 21st Century) [with Physique Coach Omar 'Bromar' Atlas and Personal Trainer and Strength Athlete Josh Hewett] - much appreciated. If you haven't seen it yet (or simply want to go over a particular point again), here's the entire video.

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It was a great discussion. Josh and Omar discussed Omar's fitness background, rites of passage, the name 'Alpha Aesthetics', definition of 'Alpha', a focus on aesthetics vs strength, 'beer & bro' nights, political correctness, social dynamics, obsession, self worth, dealing with stigma; and a whole lot more. If you're ready to find out how Bodybuilding and Psychology Intersect, make sure you watch this one.

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