08-17-2004, 09:32 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2004
Another way of looking at it...
Succesful gymnasts have large biceps because it takes good genetics to have the potential to do what they do, and a lot of that genetically is fulness of muscle body, strength, and lastly size.
A guy won a scientific award for discovering what they call 'the strength gene', which makes muscle much denser/stronger than normal. Every olympic athlete tested, has this gene.
Obviously they work hard, but like most guys, we have strong and weak parts. My chest always responds, but my legs don't.
Guys in competition will be weeded out unless they have superior 'everything'. Olympic athletes are weeded out from across the world.
Originally Posted by Pred
Never said it was easy. Quit making presumptions. My question is what do they do? Is it more volume type training that is getting them those great biceps? Or what? I mean everyone of those gymnast's have bigger biceps than 75% of the guys I see in the gym (including me