Tuesday, May 14, 2013


5/14 - grip COCT 8x8 -- P90X2 D86 PAP Lower

5/13 - P90X2 D85 PAP Upper

5/12 - P90X2 D84 Rest

5/11 - pushups 10x10, glute bridge 4x25, dynamic tension pulldown/pullapart 3x10/10, superman 3x10, prisoner squat 2x35 -- P90X2 D83 Rest

5/10 - P90X2 D82 PAP Upper

Your excuses suck & your science isn't science - The 3 Somatotypes Are Bullshit
"Wherever there are dudes discussing lifting there is inevitably the mention of the somatotypes: ectomorph, mesomorph, and endomorph. Guys will subscribe to the belief that these body types exist and that they have supreme bearing on their life. Well, they do have a bearing on their lives in that they are needless limiting beliefs. As soon as you say “I’m a hardgainer” or “I’ve reached my potential as a mesomorph” you’ve already quit. You’ve already acknowledged that any failures to lose or gain mass can not be attributed to what you’re doing, but attributed to your “body type.”

Somatotypes were first suggested by psychologist William Sheldon in the 40s. He published his “findings” in 1954. He concluded on the three body types by looking at thousands of pictures of people and classifying them based on how their appearance made him feel. There is no scientific basis to this, just the feelings and observations of a psychologist. The scientific knowledge at the time was that of a current high schooler. Scientists barely knew anything about genetics and biochemistry, so how is it that everyone these days claims scientific reasoning behind the somatotypes. To me they have about as much credibility as phrenology and as much usefulness as measuring BMI...

Describing yourself by one of the three somatotypes is just a limiting belief and a rationalization for failure."

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