I Don’t Want To Get Too Big


Sure sure.  You and some other people worry about getting too big.  So, you stay away from the weights and do a bunch of fake exercises for a half hour, 3 times a week.  Whew.  Luckily for you, you’re on the right track to not getting too big.

But let’s take a look at someone who went the other way.  I think there is a muscular arms race going on here.

Exhibit A:  The Rock…or is he now the Boulder?


rock or boulderYep, the Rock used to be a big guy.  But now?  Is he trying to be the next Arnold?

This is a cheat meal...not a cheat day.
This is a cheat meal…not a cheat day.

So.  Is it cool?  Are you worried you’ll get this big?  Would that be a problem?  Just saying.

I mean, I don’t even know what my point is.  Compare him to another Hollywood “big” muscular guy:

Not so tough now, eh?
Not so tough now, eh?


This linoleum? No, it's Corian.
This linoleum? No, it’s Corian.

So Vin’s huge, compared to normal people (like Paul Walker) but still a shrimp next to Rock.  And let’s go back down memory lane to see what a classic movie bully looked like:

tall, broad shouldered, but not an insane gym rat
tall, broad shouldered, but not an insane gym rat

So, Biff was just tall and broad shouldered,  he wasn’t packing much muscle.  Kind of average when you consider what you seen in pop culture these days.  On the other hand, there’s this image:

It's never too late.
It’s never too late.

So not everyone has gone full tilt nuclear on the muscle.  But it’s still there.

What does this mean for you?  Well, you may not get Jared’s abs or the Rock’s arms but you can still get an inverted triangle which will help hide your gut.

a little bit of muscle can move you to the left
a little bit of muscle can move you to the left

Obviously, you don’t want to be an oval or triangle.  But with a little bit of work, you can embiggen your chest and shoulders to be an inverted triangle or rhomboid.  So.  Hit the weights.  Learn how to put on a little muscle.  You won’t become too big.  You can’t become too big.


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