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Do Genetics Matter If You’re Consistent? John Felps answered: “Sure they matter, but they are the one thing you have no control over, so work with what you do have control over, like consistency :)”. Couldn’t agree more with him, lack of consistency is where almost all the guys who blame genetics fail.
What’s The Worst Thing You’ve Ever Seen At The Gym? Daniel Danzinger wins the prize of funniest answer with his reply “Squats in the curlrack”. More fun stuff, and frankly not so fun stuff when you think about it, was posted. Interestingly, as Pete Gordon pointed out, most of these complaints could be solved with decent supervision if those personal trainers weren’t such idiots.
A Little 5×5 Mistake That Can Retard Your Gains. “Ž”Ž”ŽKrishnan commented: “Holy Cow – I experienced this just last evening – had struggled to bench 150lbs last saturday and needed a spotter on the very last set .. yet yesterday when I benched 155, I was seriously wondering whether I got the weights wrong, since I was able to bench the load without much effort at all … Can’t wait to see what happens tomorrow…” That’s genuine proof I’m not making all of this up.