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Old 08-19-2011, 10:19 AM   #11
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It's hard for me to get off season pics of modern naturals. I would equate it with trying to pull an aching tooth out of a lion's mouth.
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Old 08-20-2011, 08:09 AM   #12
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^That doesn't look all that 'off season' to me lol!
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It's hard for me to get off season pics of modern naturals. I would equate it with trying to pull an aching tooth out of a lion's mouth.
I'll brouse the training logs for progress pre starting cutting pics this week when I get time.
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^That doesn't look all that 'off season' to me lol!
Look at how he is on stage. Yes this is a bulking level for Layne.

The more muscle you have the less fat or smooth you look at a set B/F %.
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Old 08-20-2011, 08:20 AM   #16
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Layne is pretty good about off-season pictures. I am constantly asking bodybuilders for off-season pics so I can show lifters what they look like at 10% and like I said...no dice. Especially without a shirt.
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^^ Jim Cordova 5'7" 170 lbs. Amongst modern naturals, for me, Jim Cordova and Doug Miller really stand out.
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Also, comparing the natural physiques with roughly same height and weight, it becomes apparent how much of a role genetics play. For instance, Shaun Calrida and Jim Cordova have much fuller muscle bellies, and look huge.
Excellent point. I run into quite a few lifters with impressive numbers on paper but the physiques aren't in the same ballpark as Clarida and Cordova.
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