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View Poll Results: Which would you rather have?
Genetics 3 18.75%
Work Ethics 13 81.25%
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Old 02-16-2012, 01:10 PM   #21
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Lmao... That's where I was at.
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Old 02-16-2012, 01:23 PM   #22
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I take work ethic everyday. If what I did was easy to me, I wouldnt still be doing it. I enjoy a challenge.
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Old 02-16-2012, 01:28 PM   #23
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I don't want to look back and have someone say "you had a lot of potential"

I sleep well at night knowing I reached the peak of my football potential, now I have to reach my lifting potential.
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Old 02-16-2012, 01:35 PM   #24
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lol, good question. My guess is learned and maybe inherited...
I agree with this. I think it is partly inherited. My family worked hard and I do as well.
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Old 02-16-2012, 01:40 PM   #25
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lol. First amendment brother, let's hear at least 1
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Old 02-16-2012, 03:14 PM   #26
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I don't want to look back and have someone say "you had a lot of potential".
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Here's the thing...
I've been working out for more years than I care to admit, my max bench is ~300 lbs.
I've know of at least two guys walk in the gym for the first time and put up 300 and 350 lbs.

Genetics are a bitch and a fact of life. Yes, I like my work ethic and my stich-to-it-edness, but I'd trade it for a little of those genes being passed around thank you.
The difference being, work ethic tends to have people stick with it, whereas those with apparent genetic advantages don't always bother with the work ethic side of things and will at some point, for the most part, fall away from the sport; so, their apparent genetic advantage then becomes their downfall...but you may still be lifting because of the work ethic.
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I implement a hard core "worth ethic" because in order to remove the millions of fat cells on welfare, tax the muscles and spend the nervous system, I must withdraw from my personal debit card and spin the genetics; its depends on me.

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Period.
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