RobertB wrote: robertscott wrote:
So Robert, I believe you said you could see your abs, which means you got me beat.
yeah but it's a hollow victory. I'm only 180lbs.
up 50lbs from when i started at 130lbs though, so I'm just going to keep lifting and eating. I'll get there one day!
To gain 50lbs and still have them showing is great IMO - I'm 215lbs and started about the same (pretty much a fattie but not too bad, 20% BF or something) but I think I'll have to either train another year or drop down to 190lbs to get mine to show at the moment, to add 50lbs and have them show, good stuff. I guess starting with fat/too much weight is different than starting very slim but still, if I went to 240lbs (some how :)) theres no way I'd have abs :)
thanks man, yeah being super skinny definitely helped. I think I've got really good genetics for not gaining fat but awful genetics for gaining muscle. Also I've tried the whole "clean bulk" route so it's taking forever.
On the subject of kids:
My eldest sister has a daughter, she must be like 5 or 6. It's weird, she's the most well behaved kid I've ever seen in my life. She's always really polite, never misbehaves, always does what she's told and I think I've seen her get scolded maybe twice in my whole life.
The reason I think for this is my sister is REALLY strict with her diet. Like militaristic. The only sugar the kid gets is a glass of apple juice with breakfast. That's it. If there's no apple juice at breakfast then tough, she doesn't get a glass with her lunch or anything like that, once the breakfast apple juice window has shut it stays shut. And there's no way in hell she'd ever get any sweets (candy to you yanks). She doesn't even ask for them because she's learned they're not for her.
At xmas she gets one of those tiny little milky bars and that's her lot.
Now, I don't personally think that there's any need to be as strict with her diet as that, I mean come on, kids should get the occasional sweet surely? That's just my thoughts though and I'm not a parent so it's not for me to criticise. And besides, you can't argue with the results, the kid's an angel.