Here’s my recent exchange with big martin, another self-professed lover of his bench shirt. I just read your post(s) in the Paul Chek thread, clicked back over here and could not reconcile the conceptual ignorance you posted here with the consideration given in the Chek thread. Care to explain?
Here’s some humor for you:
They say one of the reasons people call heroin “Horse” is because it makes them feel STRONG. Are they really that strong? This is where I find you powerlifters: you won’t answer that question. If you aren’t really that strong, why pretend it’s a PR?
So, any more than you’d find me in a Shooting Gallery jabbing heroin syringes in my arms are you going to find me donning a bench shirt to set new PR’s.
Now refuse to answer the above question and I’ll say you types are the ones that make the internet a “shitty” place.
Here’s my middle ground: I think the shirts and suits are false, but I don’t think roids are. Here’s how: let myostatin be the teacher. Animals that produce far less myostatin, by mutation, gain far more muscle WITH IDENTICAL DIETS AND IDENTICAL EXERCISE LEVELS. Does that mean we should kill those animals, or confine them? No. Genetics is fickle. Until you are as strong as Rychlak, Kennelly, or Mendelson, etc. YOU shouldn’t use shirts or suits because you aren’t their equal. They didn’t get their raw strength by shirts, do you think your shirt will bring you their raw level eventually?
Tell us YOUR raw numbers and we’ll check back in 6 months, 12 months to determine if shirts have been worth YOUR time. "
Does Scott613 have any insights for the above? [/quote]
I am sure scott613 has plenty to say to you. And whatever beef you have with Scott or Big Martin, well that’s your problem. This is the problem I have with you. All the posts I have read by you have been nothing but negativity towards people that do not share your opinion. If you want to call people out then step up yourself. You constantly talk shit to all the people that bench in shirts, yet as far as I know you have never sacked up and stepped on the platform yourself, raw or equipped. And I admit it I have not done so either. But I have more respect for the people that do, than you will ever have for yourself. And believe me, I will be on that platform one day. In fact, this will be my official declaration of one day putting myself on the platform. I hope it will be before the end of 2005. What do you plan on doing?
If you want to use your nautilus machines and discredit many methods that have proven to make people seriously strong, I don’t give a fuck. I do not expect this post to have any effect on what kind of person you are, but I have reached a point of annoyance with you that I have to say something to you even if it is on an internet forum.
If knowledge is what you are seeking, then seek it. However, the way you present yourself does not demonstrate that. I expect you to come back with one of your meaningless statements, like “Reason is merciless when it comes to money”. Instead how about you come back with your own raw numbers, the same that you called Scott and Big Martin out with. By the way, numbers don’t mean shit unless they are in competition.