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jrb1980
05-17-2006, 10:47 PM
I am wondering if a fitness model would train different from a body builder. I remember this discussion on the O2 site and remeber Cathy Savage saying yes and others, T. I think, saying no that is was all a fuction on diet - a BB would just be leaner.

I have been thinking about this and am confused. It seems to me BB are not just leaner, i.e more definition, but generally bigger.

What I fear is that fat big arm look and even that (being honest) skinny big arm look.

So, would the training be different?

PowerManDL
05-17-2006, 11:00 PM
Fitness models need less muscle than bodybuilders, which could influence it in some ways.

Though the general principles would be the same for both.

jrb1980
05-17-2006, 11:02 PM
Originally posted by PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 11:00 PM
Fitness models need less muscle than bodybuilders, which could influence it in some ways.

Though the general principles would be the same for both.
Meaning more reps for them?

PowerManDL
05-17-2006, 11:04 PM
Hell no.

I said the basic principles remain the same.

If anything you'd see a variance in training volumes.

jrb1980
05-17-2006, 11:08 PM
Originally posted by PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 11:04 PM
Hell no.

I said the basic principles remain the same.

If anything you'd see a variance in training volumes.
Just checking. Thanks. I guess I worry that I am going to get to "big" for my liking though my knowledge and common sense does tell me different.

PowerManDL
05-17-2006, 11:10 PM
Originally posted by jrb1980@May 17 2006, 07:08 PM
Just checking. Thanks. I guess I worry that I am going to get to "big" for my liking though my knowledge and common sense does tell me different.
Getting "too big" is far too difficult to happen accidentally.

Strive2Define
05-17-2006, 11:20 PM
Originally posted by jrb1980+May 17 2006, 07:08 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (jrb1980 @ May 17 2006, 07:08 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 11:04 PM
Hell no.

I said the basic principles remain the same.

If anything you&#39;d see a variance in training volumes.
Just checking. Thanks. I guess I worry that I am going to get to "big" for my liking though my knowledge and common sense does tell me different. [/b][/quote]
I think what most women perceive as building muscle easily and getting too "bulky" is not from the muscle so much as it is the layer of fat that is covering the little muscles underneath..most panic and stop lifting or stop lifting heavy and go back to 25 reps w/5 lb db&#39;s whereas had they continued on with a good nutrition plan and heavy lifting, eventually the layer of fat would have burned off and they would have been leaner and more defined.

Leah
05-17-2006, 11:48 PM
Originally posted by PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 07:04 PM
Hell no.

I said the basic principles remain the same.

If anything you&#39;d see a variance in training volumes.
haha...Love it :D

Leah
05-17-2006, 11:51 PM
Originally posted by jrb1980@May 17 2006, 06:47 PM
I am wondering if a fitness model would train different from a body builder. I remember this discussion on the O2 site and remeber Cathy Savage saying yes and others, T. I think, saying no that is was all a fuction on diet - a BB would just be leaner.

In terms of getting leaner...this is absolutely true...there&#39;s not much difference....just the BBer needs to diet longer to get leaner....how each does it remains the same. Remember...when you&#39;re dieting, you&#39;re trying to maintain your muscle, not build it, and maintaining is important for both BBing and Figure.

The difference comes when building muscle, and that has more to do w/ volume, as Matt said.

Erik
05-18-2006, 02:37 AM
Originally posted by jrb1980+May 17 2006, 07:08 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (jrb1980 &#064; May 17 2006, 07:08 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 11:04 PM
Hell no.

I said the basic principles remain the same.

If anything you&#39;d see a variance in training volumes.
Just checking. Thanks. I guess I worry that I am going to get to "big" for my liking though my knowledge and common sense does tell me different. [/b][/quote]
How are you going to get too big in a caloric deficit? If you&#39;ve got some trick up your sleeve, let me know because I&#39;d love to get that effect as well. ;)

jrb1980
05-18-2006, 04:53 PM
Originally posted by Strive2Define+May 17 2006, 11:20 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Strive2Define @ May 17 2006, 11:20 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'>
Originally posted by jrb1980@May 17 2006, 07:08 PM
<!--QuoteBegin-PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 11:04 PM
Hell no.

I said the basic principles remain the same.

If anything you&#39;d see a variance in training volumes.
Just checking. Thanks. I guess I worry that I am going to get to "big" for my liking though my knowledge and common sense does tell me different.
I think what most women perceive as building muscle easily and getting too "bulky" is not from the muscle so much as it is the layer of fat that is covering the little muscles underneath..most panic and stop lifting or stop lifting heavy and go back to 25 reps w/5 lb db&#39;s whereas had they continued on with a good nutrition plan and heavy lifting, eventually the layer of fat would have burned off and they would have been leaner and more defined. [/b][/quote]
Great post. :)

Pinky
05-18-2006, 08:36 PM
Originally posted by PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 05:10 PM
Getting "too big" is far too difficult to happen accidentally.
I like this line. I think I might have to use it one day&#33;

jrb1980
05-20-2006, 03:55 AM
Originally posted by Pinky@May 18 2006, 08:36 PM
I like this line. I think I might have to use it one day&#33;
Dido.

Chelsinator
05-20-2006, 04:23 AM
Originally posted by PowerManDL@May 17 2006, 05:10 PM
Getting "too big" is far too difficult to happen accidentally.
:love: After all this time, I just fell in love.