bodybuilding show on the same day. Suffice it to say, he was a beast: thick andripped.At the time I was getting ready for Nationals and when he saw me, he said this exactphrase: "Johnny, where are your shoulders, man?"I didn't quite know what to say. Your mind is in a very delicate state before shows, soI felt pretty deflated.Nick then asked me about my rep counts and the weight I was using in my shoulderworkouts. I started bragging about doing sets of 8 with 50 pounders on lateral raisesand dumbbell overhead presses with the 100's, which didn't seem to impress himmuch, considering his next comment was, "That ain't doing shit."
My "street" education in delt training was about to begin.