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    Relation between size and strength...

    someone on another site posted the following and i disagree. is he right?


    There is really no correlation between size and strength. Some wiry people are tremendously strong and many bodybuilders have very little functional strength. The kind of whole body, core strength that is required for riding (and most other athletic activities) can be gained without much muscle bulk.

    To gain a lot of size takes a very focused regimen of exercises designed for bulk and not strength and diet to pack on mass. If you don't do this, you will not gain a lot of size. Good, hard strength training will develop some muscles, but not huge size. You would just end up looking more athletic and toned from it.

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    dude, there is a 3 page active thread on this right now.
    Sarvamangalam!

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    Quote Originally Posted by motor head View Post
    someone on another site posted the following and i disagree. is he right?


    There is really no correlation between size and strength. Some wiry people are tremendously strong and many bodybuilders have very little functional strength. The kind of whole body, core strength that is required for riding (and most other athletic activities) can be gained without much muscle bulk.

    To gain a lot of size takes a very focused regimen of exercises designed for bulk and not strength and diet to pack on mass. If you don't do this, you will not gain a lot of size. Good, hard strength training will develop some muscles, but not huge size. You would just end up looking more athletic and toned from it.

    Mark
    lol

    If you train for strength as well as eat for size, you will get BIG and STRONG

    It's ****ing simple

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    i didnt even look sorry. just was on a different site and read this and though, i dont think so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by motor head View Post
    i didnt even look sorry. just was on a different site and read this and though, i dont think so.
    Was probably written by a curl jockey

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    i just looked at that other thread thats nearly identicle. That was an unfortunate coincidence... geez, what are the odds? this thread can pretty much be disregarded.

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    Disregarding

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