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Old 05-03-2011, 04:02 PM   #1
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When you gain muscle and strength people begin to assume you were an easy gainer, and genetically superior.

Here I was, superior genetics and all.




I think I had 9 inch pythons....

Dear. Mr. Steve, your workout doesn't include any direct forearm work...

All I can say is SO WHAT. See how a lack of direct work held me back.
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When you gain muscle and strength people begin to assume you were an easy gainer, and genetically superior.

Here I was, superior genetics and all.




I think I had 9 inch pythons....

Dear. Mr. Steve, your workout doesn't include any direct forearm work...

All I can say is SO WHAT. See how a lack of direct work held me back.
I cant believe you gained that much weight without any direct forearm work. No way.
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Old 05-03-2011, 05:57 PM   #3
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I cant believe you gained that much weight without any direct forearm work. No way.
Strange but true.
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I know what you mean. I was so HUGE in college, you could see my collarbone! I was barely any bigger by the end of last year.
I don't think I weighed 165 pounds in that pic. And I was 6'2"

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Awesome progress guys. Mine are on the way.

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About 1 year of work in between.
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Nice work, Andy. Shoulder, traps and entire torso really filled out.
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Awesome progress pics in here...

I dont really have any way before pics as I never used to take my top off, but I have these... Its about a years worth of work to be honest (so not an amazing transformation by any means lol), but spaced over a couple of years as i was out with injury and other stuff quite a bit..

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