i assume you're on a pc. on the bottom right corner of the screen there is a icon with a magnifying glass and a + sign. next to it it will most likely say 100%. click the arrow and choose a percent above 100.
also, sometimes i zoom in sometimes i don't. but if you want to try something cool, although in your post you said you don't like it, zoom in a ton - like right click zoom in twice, and makes everything look cooler. grabs look really sick and it looks like he is going really fast.