he was an inspiration in a way that had less to do with his physical transformation and more to do with his i don't give a phuck mentality.
at a time when young men are increasingly beta foreveralones, zyzz persuaded people to take life, girls, etc. a little less seriously.
maybe it's a generational thing.
about his physique: mass monster? no. he never aspired to be jay cutler and his "competitions" were festivals and raves; however, his ab genetics were godly and his overall symmetry was impeccable.