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    Impossible people

    Got a guy swearing up and down that it's impossible to gain 20 lbs of muscle in a year. Not only is it impossible he says, it's absurd. He won't budge, even though I've put on 38 lbs in under a year (not all muscle of course).

    Oh well... some people just know everything I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kmagnuss View Post
    Got a guy swearing up and down that it's impossible to gain 20 lbs of muscle in a year. Not only is it impossible he says, it's absurd. He won't budge, even though I've put on 38 lbs in under a year (not all muscle of course).

    Oh well... some people just know everything I guess.
    Welcome to real world. Stop caring what other people think and say, they don't care what you think and say.

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    Better than some fool at BB.com who was trying to tell me he put 33lbs of SOLID muscle on in 6 months.
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    I had someone tell me it is impossible for someone to gain 50 pounds of muscle in a lifetime. I lol'd
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    Quote Originally Posted by berfles View Post
    Better than some fool at BB.com who was trying to tell me he put 33lbs of SOLID muscle on in 6 months.
    1.25lbs of muscle a week? sure buddy, suuuuuuuuure haha.
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    Its all true Hercules himself told me

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    For me muscle building is a slow process. A pounds per week is alot.

    Maybe if we use GH it can be possible.
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