Originally Posted by SeventySeven
Ego, many novice lifters( including myself at one point) walk into a gym see guys moving heavy weight and sacrifice form to move heavier weight then we are capable of to look more impressive. Normally momentum is moving weight and not the muscle. If the muscle is not working its not growing. General rule of thumb, if you cant hold it at the top or bottom for a good squeeze depending on the movement; you're lifting to heavy.
Building Muscle is about working it, NOT the ego of great numbers or video's of thrown PR's.
The great PR's both in weight and vids will come with dedication to work , form, and nutrition. Bodybuilding is 80% nutrition no matter if your bulking or cutting.
Eating big does not mean get fat or belly rolling over the belt, it just means make sure you eat enough to make quality