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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    I'm sure this is stupid and I'll be mocked

    Is there a way to alter (in my case, increase the volume of and manipulate the placement of) one's facial hair?

    I figure that the placement, at least, is genetically predetermined... but is there any way to simply grow more?

    Once past adolescence, are test. levels at all relevant etc.?
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    Maybe if you started rubbing Rogaine all over your face, it might cause more hair to grow. I dunno. Rogaine doesn't work for temporal balding, so apparently there are differences in follicles in one area vs another (How the hell they differ, I have no idea), but maybe it'd work on your face.

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    All I know is that as I grow older, the amount of hair on my body continues to gradually increase, some in places it never was before.
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    Perhaps Twilo would shout me down for this lol, but I'd definitely prefer to have thicker stubble all over my face.

    I currently have wiry, sparse facial hair that sorta looks like pubes lol.
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    Run a couple grams of test a week for 3 months or so... maybe so tren too. That will get your hair growing nice and thick.

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    I'm 19, and the best I can do is a weak ass amount of hair on my chin while all my friends have beards haha

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    Just let it grow and then trim accordingly. You can't spot control hair growth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by accuFLEX View Post
    I'm 19, and the best I can do is a weak ass amount of hair on my chin while all my friends have beards haha

    same here.
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    I've got a pretty decent beard, but my moustache only grows on the ends and in the middle it's very light and thin growth... it looks like i'm a 12 year old trying to grow his stache out.

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    I'm 21 and my facial hair growth is probably only one step above the dreaded teen-stash.
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    I have a jesus beard when I want to /flex
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    I got pathetic facial hair as well, its all on my chin and i could grow a real skanky molestache if I tried.
    I can grow thicker hair on my ass then on my face
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    I hate facial hair, but only because it continues to grow after it looks decent and I have to shave it. I HATE SHAVING!!!

    In about a weeks time I have a full beard goin on, not that thick just yet. After 3 weeks it looks as if I'm some sort of wookie.

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    Stubble is nice. Some people wear it really well, some don't. One of my friends, who incidentally never had a problem growing hair, got his hands on the test therapy that's prescribed: a lotion that gets rubbed onto the skin... well... he started sprouting more hair. Not a whole lot more, but more: on his shoulders, his ass, his arms... since he already had full beard potential there was no way to guage if the stuff made any difference.

    All I can say is- love the face you've got. If I remember the face pic you posted before correctly, you aren't one who will benefit from facial hair (unless you've matured since that pic and look different now).
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    Yeah facial hair doesn't run too strongly in my family so at my ripe age of 20 I can't really grow too much. I think you just gotta deal with what you've been given. If you can't grow much yet then keep shaving it to look nice and clean until you can grow a substantial amount.
    The only place I grow decent facial hair is the "flava sava" area and the mustache. Even then it doesn't grow long and is still not very thick but when I let it grow out I actually look pretty good with it. Can't always grow it though because I gotta look like my fake ID.
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    Chicks like clean shaven so don't worry about it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sharkeez View Post
    Run a couple grams of test a week for 3 months or so... maybe so tren too. That will get your hair growing nice and thick.
    russow, the only hair on my body that doesn't get thicker when i'm on is my facial hair. it stays the same, possibly grows a bit faster. i've always found that strange.


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    I got a Mexican mustache and a goofy goatee going on.

    I need more facial hair to have a decent goatee and possibly some chops.

    I would kill for some nice mutton chops. That's be cool

    P.S. To the OP. You're 19. Just give it time. It'll grow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by accuFLEX View Post
    I'm 19, and the best I can do is a weak ass amount of hair on my chin while all my friends have beards haha
    I look like the god damned Unabomber within about 30 minutes of shaving. I shaved last night and my **** is now as dark as Homer Simpson's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by accuFLEX View Post
    I'm 19, and the best I can do is a weak ass amount of hair on my chin while all my friends have beards haha
    At 19, I had the same thing. It grew in thicker over time. It's still not super-thick, but way better than before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by galileo View Post
    At 19, I had the same thing. It grew in thicker over time. It's still not super-thick, but way better than before.
    When I saw your name for last post, my first reaction was "he's probably going to say my facial hair is as lazy as my eye".
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    Your facial hair is as lazy as your eye. I'm not gal, but I'm Twilo.
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