I think Branch Warren looked better as an amateur

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  1. Sylva

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    These are from the 1999 NPC Jr. National championships

    Jonnie Jackson was also in the show
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    Damn, he looks way better in the first pic. Obviously not as much muscle, but he has a tight waist, full muscle bellies and great lines.

    Don't get me wrong I think he looks damn good in both pics.
     
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    fuckin GH is killing bodybuilding
     
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    weird abs on the last pic
     
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    he looked more 'normal' earlier, but it takes a freak to win competitions.
     
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    Dude, look at his quads. huge!
     
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    def. looked better in the early years IMO.
     
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    :eek4:good fucking god. :eek4:
     
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    those quads are so big,you could fit a basketball between his knees :eek3:
     
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    is it just me or does he has aged 20 years in the last 7? :dunno:
     
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    its not gh, guess again
     
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    i like you, but tsk tsk on that comment.
     
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    creatine? :noes:
     
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    I was at that show in 1999!! It was in San Antonio. Branch got 4th and the ENTIRE building stood up and boo'd the judges!!
     
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    Insulin?
     
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    PurEvl going out gassed and not half assed...

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    slin, igf-1, and all the other research garbage out there now. Over eating is another. Impromper training is a big issue as well. The guys with the nicest flowing builds dont lift like branch or coleman, they also dont have huge guts or whacky body parts.
     
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    i thought it was "gh gut" :o
     
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    i dont believe for a minute that exists...i believe in visceral fat gut though, and overeating gut...
     
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    ahh...is it just some kind of myth or something? or does it happen and BBers blame gh for their eating?
     
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    IGF gut is the real deal,which to some extent can also be "gh gut" since GH helps to promote IGF lvls, but there are igf receptors in the small intestine as well as the skeletal muscle tissue, IGF receptors are finicky little bastards that are quickly saturated with IGF, so the the rest of the igf that is circulating is absorbed by the small intestine. But some individuals are far more susceptible to this than others and other than the generic "genetics" answer, no one knows who will have the expanding gut and who wont, Id just assume to be sane with the dosages and keep them at or under 60mcg per 24 hr period.
     
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    Exactly how i use it with my guys, 60mcg only(usually) And i have seen first hand some people get instant gut while others took alot longer to show minimal signs and some nothing at all. Insulin thrown into the mix causes some real issues in the sensative people. More do to visceral fat added in since they like to carb the shit out of themselves after a workout.
     
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    Thanx Mass and Pur!!
     
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    interesting, i was always told that GH made the internal organs swell, hence the gut and the weird ab formations??

    im always down to learn :bowdown:
     
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